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What is a flag in flag football?

Each player has a specific role on the field and every play counts. The most important rule in flag football is that there’s no contact allowed, including tackling, diving, blocking, screening or fumbles. Instead of physically tackling an opponent to the ground, players wear flags that hang along their sides by a belt.

What is a flag in flag football?

Each player has a specific role on the field and every play counts. The most important rule in flag football is that there’s no contact allowed, including tackling, diving, blocking, screening or fumbles. Instead of physically tackling an opponent to the ground, players wear flags that hang along their sides by a belt.

Is flag football a growing sport?

A USA Football study showed flag football was the fastest-growing sport among American children last year. Flag football saw an 8.7 percent surge in participation among children aged 6 to 14.

Why is flag football so popular?

Moreover, another reason flag football has become a seemingly popular version of the sport is because of how light it on the pocket as compared to tackle football. In most cities, track football costs parents more than $100 to only register their kids, excluding the gear. Whereas flag football is very less expensive.

Is flag football becoming more popular?

In fact, the number of 6- to 12-year-olds playing flag football has surpassed the number currently playing tackle football. Its popularity has grown so much that flag football is now the fastest-growing team sport in the US.

Where can I play flag football in Boston?

BSSC plays Coed & Men’s adult flag football leagues from March til November with new leagues starting every month at convenient outdoor locations in Brighton, Fenway, Medford, South Boston, Winchester. You can choose to play on a co-ed team, or men’s league.

What is LGBT flag football?

FLAG (Friends, Lesbians, and Gays) Flag Football is Boston’s premier flag football league for the LGBTQ community and one of the largest gay sports leagues in Boston. Founded in 1998, we are a recreational football club playing on Saturday mornings in the spring and fall.

How do I register for flag Flag Football’s 2022 spring season?

One. Week. Away. Registration for FLAG Flag Football’s 2022 spring season opens next Monday, March 7th, at 7pm, on our website: flagflagfootball.com/ registration. If we fill up, there will also be a Waitlist registration that opens at 8pm.

How many players are on the American Football League?

All skill levels are encouraged to participate, and we are committed to providing a comfortable and enjoyable setting for those who want to play football and foster community. Since inception, we have grown from just 20 players in our first year to 20 teams of 13 players in the fall of 2021.