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2017 NFL Flag Snack Shack Volunteer Schedule

WHYFL is a volunteer run league. Coaches of the teams listed below must arrange for two adults to volunteer for their corresponding date & time slot (1 hour and 15 min. per volunteer slot). All volunteers must be at least 18 years old. All teams are being asked to share this responsibility. We have created the schedule so that it does not interfere with their respective games.

  Week 1 Week 2 Week 3 Week 4 Week 5 Week 6 Week 7  Week 8 Playoffs
Sunday 9/10/2017 9/17/2017 9/24/2017 10/1/2017 10/8/2017 10/15/2017 10/22/2017 11/5/2017 11/12/2017
9:00-10:15 Bears Jets Dolphins Rams Lions Packers Falcons Raiders Rams
10:15-11:30 Giants Jaguars Seahawks Cowboys Cardinals Redskins Bills Chargers Patriots
11:30-12:45 Saints Raiders Vikings Bengals Patriots 49ers Vikings Saints TBD
12:45-2:00 Texans Ravens Colts Browns Steelers Texans Colts Ravens N/A

 

 

2017 NFL Flag Playoff Information & Schedule:

  • Playoffs will be held on Sunday, November 12.

  • The top four teams in each division will qualify.

  • Playoff seeding / tiebreakers will be based on # of regular season wins, head-to-head, and points against. Playoffs (both semifinals and championship games) will be held on Sunday, November 12. Yes, this means some teams will play two games (semi-final and championship) in one day. The schedule (as it stands right now) will be as follows. We will have trophies for 1st and 2nd place in each division.

  • Yes, we are considering consolation games for those who do not make playoffs. Working schedule as we may have field availability.

  • Times are subject to change. Teams will be notified if there is a change in schedule.

 

The following table was updated October 30.

Sun, 11/12 NFL Flag Division playoff schedule
  A-1 A-2 B-3 B-4 C-5
9:00 - 10:00 Semi-final
Pony #1 Jaguars v #4 Redskins
Semi-final
Pee Wee  #1 Dolphins v #4 Patriots
Semi-final
Mighty Mite #1 Packers v #4 Vikings 
Semi-final
Bantam #1 Bengals v #4 Ravens 
Semi-final
Pony #2 Cowboys v #3 Giants 
10:15-11:15 Championship
Pony Div 
Semi-final
Pee Wee  #2 Bills v #3 Jets
Semi-final
Mighty Mite #2 49ers v #3 Rams
Semi-final
Bantam #2 Browns v #3 Steelers
 
11:30 - 12:30   Championship
Pee Wee Div
Championship
Mighty Mite Div 
Championship
Bantam Div
 

 

 

Sterling Field - NFL Flag field layout

No parking inside the gates of Sterling Field.

Plese park in blue areas.

 

NFL Flag Football Division FAQs

When does registration open?

Online registration opens April 1, 2017.

 

When does registration close?

Online registration closes August 15, 2017.

 

What are the divisions?

Beginning in the fall 2017, the WHYFL will expanded our NFL flag division to four grade-based divisions.

Flag - Bantam - 1st & 2nd graders

Flag - Mighty Mite - 3rd & 4th graders

Flag - Pee Wee - 5th & 6th graders

Flag - Pony - 7th & 8th graders

All divisions will be co-ed.

 

What are the rules?

This division is 5-on-5 and will follow established NFL FLag football rules.

 

When are practices?

Teams will have one 1-hour practice each week on either Mon, Wed, Fri, or Sat. Coaches set practice date and time.

 

When are games?

All games will be played on Sundays at Sterling field. Games are one hour in length. Divisions will play at roughly the same time each week.

 

What equipment do I need to purchase?

Cleats, shorts, mouthpiece, and water bottle

 

What equipment does league provide?

All participants will receive an official NFL Flag reversible jersey and one set of flag belts.

 

Do you accept buddy requests?

Yes. We encourage kids to play on a team with their friends and ask that parents identify buddy requests on registration form. We will do our best to accommodate.

 

Are you looking for volunteers?

Yes. If you would like to volunteer, please email whyflct@gmail.com.

 

Are your coaches certifed?

Yes. All coaches must register with the league, agree to code of conduct, register with NFL Flag football, complete a flag certification course, complete a CDC concussion awareness course, pass a background check, and complete CPR / First Aid training every two years.