BREAKING NEWS - 7.19.21
Due to our larger number of teams and the expected heat, we have moved the Opening Ceremony from Timken Theatre to Umstattd Hall.
Umstattd Hall is closer, bigger and features superior air conditioning.
Umstattd Hall is located on the campus of the Pro Football Hall of Fame at McKinley High School. Please use parking lot A.
The physical address is: 2323 17th Street NW Canton, Ohio 44708
Starting times are the same: 5:00 PM and 7:00 PM.
Your comfort is important to us. .
JOIN OUR NEW FACEBOOK
All the talk and hype in regards to this tournament is found here on our social media page at Flag Football Championship Series Facebook Group.
This group was created to talk all about this tournament, the flag football tour, rankings, results, predictions, and smack talking if necessary.
Creating a group environment is always a great time when we can share the same passion for this great game that we are all dedicated to.
THE ROAD TO THE HALL
SUMMER FLAG FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIPS
JULY 19TH - 21ST, 2019
The cradle of professional football is the home to "THE ROAD TO THE HALL" Summer Championships.
To be inducted into the hall you must show character, you must show leadership, you must know how to be a team player, and you must be a winner.
If you thought our January National Championships was a smashing success, we are just getting started.
COACHES CONFERENCE CALL:
This is a mandatory call for all coaches!
Call: (605) 313.5869
Enter Participant Code: 470998#
Monday, JULY 15TH @ 8:00pm (EST) - Divisions: 6U, 7U, 8U
Tuesday, JULY 16TH @ 8:00pm (EST) - Divisions: 9U. 10U, 11U, 12U, 13U, 14U, 15U, 17U, and ALL GIRLS DIVISIONS
On this call, we will review the rules of the game, division structure, tournament events, and activities.
SCHEDULED TIMES ARE NOW RELEASED!
14 DIVISIONS OFFERED
This is a 5 vs 5 format of play. All teams will compete in a three-game round robin format of play on Saturday. Based on performance results, all teams will advance to Championship Sunday. Teams will then compete on a single elimination playoff bracket to crown a Summer National Champion.
6U - BORN IN 2012 OR LATER
7U - BORN IN 2011 OR LATER
8U - BORN IN 2010 OR LATER
9U - BORN IN 2009 OR LATER
10U - BORN IN 2008 OR LATER
11U - BORN IN 2007 OR LATER
12U - BORN IN 2006 OR LATER
13U - BORN IN 2005 OR LATER
14U - BORN IN 2004 OR LATER
15U - BORN IN 2003 OR LATER
17U - BORN IN 2002 OR LATER
12U GIRLS - BORN IN 2006 OR LATER
14U GIRLS - BORN IN 2004 OR LATER
17U GIRLS - BORN IN 2002 OR LATER
This is a birth year tournament. Click here to visit our Age Chart
For example, all players competing in the 8U division MUST have been born in 2010 or after.
All player must have been 8 years of age or younger last year.
This also means that they will be 9 sometime in this calendar year yet they can still compete in the 8U division.
FRIDAY - JULY 19TH
MEDIA DAY/ARRIVAL OF TEAMS: 8:30am - 2:30pm
Teams will arrive, check in at their scheduled time and proceed to Media Day.
Media Day will consist of four amazing stations including
- A team photo with Championship Trophies
- Hall of Fame Interactive Station
- Team War Chant/Talent Video
- Team Press Conference
- Sponsor Activation Stations
After teams complete this circuit, they will head to Tour The Hall.
TOUR OF THE HALL OF FAME: 10:00am - 5:00pm
Players and coaches will receive a FREE entry (up to 12 per team) to tour the Hall of Fame.
New Location! - Teams will report to Umstattd Hall located on campus at the Pro Football Hall of Fame for the opening ceremony.
This will include an incredible introduction of the weekend's festivities.
This fantastic night will be followed by an amazing opening night presentation by a special Hall of Fame Gold Jacket member! You don't want to miss this!
OPENING CEREMONY: 5:00 & 7:00PM
SATURDAY - JULY 20TH
POOL PLAY FORMAT OF PLAY
All teams will play three scheduled round-robin games. All teams will advance to single elimination Sunday. A few teams who are in odd divisions may have four games on tap.
View your tournament app to see game times.
BATTLE GAMES presented by Dick's Sporting Goods
Show up at Field One for our BATTLE GAMES contests that will take place during our halftime show.
FASTEST PLAYER CONTEST
So, you think you're fast? Let's find out. Players will run individually representing their current age to prove who the fastest player on turf really is. Winners will receive a $20 Dick's Sporting Goods Gift Card!
Due to the number of teams and limited time-space, as games are running through 8pm, the Ray Farmer presentation has been moved to the Championship Party EXCLUSIVELY for division championships. All teams will have a free evening on Saturday.
SUNDAY - JULY 21ST
PLAYOFFS / VIP CHAMPIONSHIP PARTY
BRACKET PLAY & AWARDS
All teams will enter into a single elimination playoff bracket based on Saturday's results.
Championship games will be recorded on Facebook Live.
VIP CHAMPIONSHIP PARTY - 7:00pm - 9:00opm
All 19 National Champion Teams will be invited to attend our VIP CHAMPIONSHIP PARTY with former NFL player Ray Farmer!
CHAMPIONSHIP PARTY WITH COACH RAY FARMER!
Ray Farmer is a former NFL linebacker who played with the Philadelphia Eagles. After his playing days, he was a scout for the Atlanta Falcons. He then moved to the director of pro personnel for the Kansas City Chiefs before finally landing the General Manager position for the Cleveland Browns. Ray is a dynamic speaker who for certain will have much to teach our next generation of leaders.
CBS SPORTS NETWORK
CBS Sports Network will host a one hour special on this epic event of the summer.
Featuring interviews, highlights, and results.
HALL OF FAME FIELDS
All games will be played at the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio.
Join us at this beautiful location which provides us with 4 incredible TURF playing fields where we will turn into 16 flag football fields.
We are working to see if we can move our championships games to be played at Tom Benson Stadium (same location where the Hall of Fame Game is played).
We do our best to provide you with the very best in officiating when it comes to tournament play.
For this tournament, we have flown in officials from across the country to ensure you have a fantastic experience.
To help you better understand the rules of the game, click here for a copy of our tournament rules.