Canton, Ohio | July 18 - 21


                                  KNOW BEFORE YOU GO                              


                                       WAYS TO WATCH                                     




                                          NFL OnePass                                         


                              NFL FLAG Team Check-In                              





Get ready to be part of the first-of-its-kind youth flag football tournament this summer! Below is important information about getting to the tournament and what to expect when you arrive.


NFL FLAG Championships | Canton, OH | Thursday 7/18/2024 - Sunday 7/21/2024



  • Flights
    • There are two airport options when traveling into Canton, OH: Akron-Canton Airport (CAK) and Cleveland Hopkins Int’l Airport.
  • Hotels
    • The link below is first-come-first-serve availability for any teams looking to take advantage of the discounted group rates: GROUP HOTEL BOOKING
    • Note: The NFL FLAG Championships Presented by Toyota will NOT be a Stay-to-play required event. We are hoping that removing this requirement for this year gives teams more flexibility with their accommodation, knowing we will have had two Championship events in one calendar year. NFL FLAG stay-toplay tournaments will be reinstated in the Fall.



  • Wednesday 7/17: Required travel in day for 15u, 18uG, and 13uRec teams.
    • Highly suggested for all West Coast teams to travel in on 7/17 
  • Thursday, 7/18: Check-in (ALL DIVISIONS), start of pool play for 15u, 18uG and 13uRec teams
  • Friday 7/19: Pool play games begin for every other age division; Playoffs for 13uRec, 15u and 18uG
  • Saturday 7/20: Playoffs
  • Sunday 7/21: Championship Games



This pinnacle tournament will take place at the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio on July 19-21 and will be broadcast live across ESPN, ABC and more Disney Networks.


15u Boys & 18u Girls

All Other Divisions

Frequently Asked Questions


Access to the event is FREE, but NFL OnePass registration is mandatory for entry.  All adults 18+ must register themselves, and each adult can register up to five minors.  Registration can be made by downloading the NFL OnePass app in the app store.

NFL Experience Hours at ForeverLawn Field (all times listed are local):

  • Thurs, July 18: 9am—5pm
  • Fri, July 19: 9am—6pm
  • Sat, July 20: 9am—4pm
  • Sun, July 21:  9am—3pm

The NFL Experience and the majority of games are at ForeverLawn Sports Complex at Hall of Fame Village located at 2333 17th St NW, Canton, OH 44708

Select games are at Tom Benson Stadium located on the same property at 1835 Harrison Ave Canton, Ohio 44708.

The NFL FLAG Championships presented by Toyota will be available to watch on a variety of platforms, including ABC, ESPN, ESPN2, NFL Network, ESPN Deportes, Disney+, Disney Channel, ESPN YouTube, and NFL on ESPN YouTube. All games will also be available to stream on ESPN+ and NFL+. Tune in here.

The parking for both participants families and general guests will be made available by July 10, 2024.

FREE parking is available at the Fairgrounds

Address: 715 Wertz Ave NW Canton, OH 44708

Parking/Shuttle hours of operations:

  • July 18th: 7am-11pm
  • July 19th: 6am-8pm
  • July 20th: 6am-5pm

Directions coming from 77 North:

  • Take exit 106 toward US-687/13th St. N.W./Hospital onto Harrison Ave NW. Go for 0.4 mi.
  • Turn right onto 13th St NW. Go for 0.5 mi.
  • Turn left onto Wertz Ave NW. Go for 0.4 mi.

Directions coming from 77 South:

  • Take exit 105 toward OH-172/Tuscarawas St/Downtown. Go for 0.3 mi.
  • Turn left onto W Tuscarawas St (OH-172). Go for 0.9 mi.
  • Turn right onto Wertz Ave NW. Go for 0.5 mi.

NFL Experience is a FREE, family-friendly football festival celebrating the NFL FLAG Championships. Fans of all ages will be able to participate in interactive games, take photos at exhibits including The Vince Lombardi Trophy, run the 40 Yard Dash, test their throwing skills at Hail Mary, purchase exclusive NFL FLAG merch, and more!


  • 40 Yard Dash
  • Bench Press Photo Opp
  • Vertical Jump
  • Pro Football Hall of Fame
  • Hail Mary
  • Entertainment
  • Food Trucks
  • Vince Lombardi Trophy

Sponsor Activations:

  • Toyota
  • NFL Tuesday Night Gaming
  • ESPN
  • Players Health
  • Oakley


  • NFL Shop presented by Visa
  • NFL FLAG Merch

NFL Experience is FREE to the public and does not require a ticket, however, each adult fan must register with NFL OnePass, by downloading the NFL OnePass App in the app store or by visiting  Adults can register up to 5 minors.  All purchases made at NFL Shop presented by Visa and at concessions are cash-free.  

Please download the NFL OnePass app at for information on the timing and location of events.  

Opening Night is the ceremony to announce all FLAG teams to the 2024 NFL FLAG Championships Presented by Toyota and will take place at Tom Benson Stadium on Thursday July 18, 2024.  Gates will open at 7pm ET.

Chairs ARE permitted in restricted zones at ForeverLawn Field, they are not accepted at Tom Benson Stadium.  Pop up tents are NOT permitted at either venue.

Each adult needs to register themselves, adults can only register minors (maximum 5 minors)

Email or if on site, visit the NFL OnePass desk near the entrance to the Don Scott Field at ForeverLawn Sports Complex for troubleshooting help.

The QR code is valid all FOUR DAYS of the event. 

Concessions and merchandise will be cashless.

Security screening in and around the NFL FLAG Championships will be significantly heightened for your safety. All items carried by fans will be carefully inspected and potentially prohibited from entry. The NFL All Clear policy will be in effect.

NFL FLAG Championship is a smoke-free environment. The use of tobacco products and e-cigarettes is prohibited throughout all venues.

Note: Prohibited items and items determined to be inappropriate for entry into the secure perimeter will be the responsibility of the fan and cannot be accepted, stored or checked by the NFL.

Fans are strongly encouraged to refrain from bringing any type of bag to expedite their entry

Clear Bag Policy:

  • Bags larger than 12" x 6" x 12". (*NFL Clear Bag Policy* will be in effect)
  • Small, non-clear bags that do not exceed 4.5”x6.5” in size with or without a handle or strap can be taken into the venue with a clear plastic bag
  •  Size exceptions will be made for medically necessary items
  • Large bags can be secured at provided lockers, available first come first serve and not guaranteed
  • Strollers and baby carriages will be permitted, subject to screening

Strollers -  Strollers and baby carriages are permitted, however all bags and blankets must be removed and screened by x-ray and will be physically/visually inspected.

Cameras – Small cameras and binoculars will be permitted. Professional grade camera and recording equipment will only be permitted for properly Credentialed media

Reusable Water Bottles – Fans are encouraged to enter with an empty, reusable water bottle for free water filling when inside the perimeter. 

Outside food or beverages are not permitted inside the event. Food and beverage will be available for purchase within the concession areas around the site.  A list of restaurants in the Hall of Fame Village campus are can be found HERE.  These restaurants are outside the secure perimeter but within walking distance:

NFL events are commonly held in inclement weather. Only in the case of extreme weather that threatens public safety will the event potentially be postponed. In the unlikely event that such a situation occurs, information for fans will be pushed out via the NFL OnePass app and announced over the PA system on-site.

NFL OnePass

NFL OnePass is your digital access pass to the 2024 NFL FLAG Championship and provides fans with up to the minute schedules and Know Before You Go details. Fans can download the app in the App Store or on Google Play. Alternatively, fans can register on the website to receive their QR code. Registration is FREE for NFL OnePass – no purchase necessary.

Please email for any issues or visit the fan services booth on-site at the entrance to Don Scott Field inside of ForeverLawn Sports Complex.

You must be over the age of 18 to register for NFL OnePass. Fans registering will be required to accept the waiver to complete their registration and participate in interactive games. During registration, adults will have the opportunity to add up to 5 minors. If you forget to add a minor during registration, you do not need to re-register. Your QR code will be scanned multiple times based on the number of minors (up to five) participating in the activity.

If you entered incorrect information during registration, you will have the ability to edit your mobile phone number in the app. Navigate to the “More” section and click on “Edit Profile”. Please note at this time, no other additional information can be updated.

You do not need to re-register. Your NFL OnePass QR code will be scanned multiple times based on the number of minors participating at that activity.

No. Only adults over the age of 18 will have an NFL OnePass QR code. Each adult must have their own QR code.

You may register for NFL OnePass on your desktop and print QR code or onsite at the NFL OnePass Fan Services location, our teammates will guide you through the process.  To register on your desktop, please visit For all other methods of registration, fans will receive their NFL OnePass via email.


The NFL is committed to maintaining a safe environment for all attendees at the event. Security screening in and around ForeverLawn Sports Complex and Tom Benson Stadium will be significantly heightened at each entrance. All items carried by fans will be carefully inspected and potentially prohibited from entry. The number of guests entering and leaving the premises will be closely monitored for the safety of our fans.


Yes. Please see one of teammates to be directed to space for nursing privacy. Changing tables are available in public restrooms.

Yes, strollers are allowed, subject to screening. There is a special security check for medically necessary items.

Yes, service animals (dogs, and in some cases, miniature horses trained to perform work/do tasks for a fan because of a disability) and service animals in training are permitted into the NFL FLAG venues and may accompany fans with a disability in all public areas of NFL FLAG events (where other fans are permitted). However, other animals, including household pets and emotional support animals will not be admitted.

The 2024 NFL FLAG Championships are accessible for fans using mobility devices. Notwithstanding, please note that: (i) it is a large venue with great distances between activities and attractions; (ii) it is outdoors and situated in across city streets and pathways; and (iii)some travel is over natural terrain and terrain designed for motor vehicles

Wheelchairs, power wheelchairs, and three or four-wheeled scooters are allowed only for use by fans with mobility disabilities. For safety reasons, requests to use of other power-driven, mobility devices will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Powered wheelchairs may also be charged at an Accessibility Center/Fan Services Center. Fans should bring all cords and accessories needed to charge their devices. Chargers must use a 110-volt, 20-amp circuit.

Accessible portable toilets are available at the ends of each bank of portable toilets throughout ForeverLawn Sports Complex.

Outside food and drink is not allowed inside the event, unless a fan has special medical dietary restriction.

A fan requiring insulin or an EPI pen can bring his or her medically necessary materials and medications provided all medicine has a prescription label with the fans name. Out of concern for the festival staff and volunteers who handle the trash, fans should dispose of medical waste and syringes in the proper disposal located at the medical tent. Guests should not dispose of these items in other trash bins at the event.

NFL Experience will have food vendors that provide special dietary options. Please visit an Accessibility/Fan Services Center for a full list of menu options and further information.

Service animals (dogs, and in some cases, miniature horses trained to perform work/do tasks for a fan because of a disability) and service animals in training are permitted into the NFL FLAG venues and may accompany fans with a disability in all public areas of NFL FLAG events (where other fans are permitted). However, other animals, including household pets and emotional support animals will not be admitted.

NFL FLAG Team Check-In

Following the NFL FLAG Titans Regional on June 8th, NFL FLAG will send a check-in form out to all coaches. Coaches will be able to select the time slot that works best for their team, and these are given on a first-come-first-serve basis. We recommend you fill out this form as soon as possible.   

  • Athletes must be present with their coach to be checked in.   
  • 15u, 18uG, and 13uRec are REQUIRED to check in before NOON on Thursday, July 18th.  
  • Anyone who misses their designated timeslot must check in on Friday, July 19th, prior to their first game. For 15u, 18uG, and 13uRec, those players who do not check-in on Thursday, will NOT be able to check-in OR play on Friday per NFL FLAG Guidelines. This is non-negotiable. 


Game Schedule


The schedule will be released 2 to 3 weeks prior to the NFL FLAG Championships Presented by Toyota. For Championship Sunday, these age divisions will play during the following timeslots: 

  • Morning: 11uG, 13u, 13uG and 15uG 
  • Mid- afternoon: 9u, 11u, 13uRec 
  • Late afternoon into evening: 9uRec, 11uRec, 15u, and 18uG  



Opening Night Ceremony

Get excited! Teams will be participating in an Opening Night Ceremony on Thursday July 18th at 7:00pm ET. Please plan to have your team on site to participate in the ceremony, as attendance is highly encouraged. As more details are finalized, they will be communicated to you!  

ESPN Coverage

We are excited to have ESPN on site and broadcasting games in the 15u, 18uG, and international divisions! More information to come!

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