How can I start an NFL FLAG league?


Check out the League Organizer Guide to understand expectations for NFL FLAG leagues. 

Sign up here to submit an application to start a new league. Once you register your account, click on "Start a League" to begin the application process. 

There is no startup fee to become an NFL FLAG league. We do require that all league have a $1 million liability insurance policy and list Reigning Champs Football LLC (operators of NFL FLAG) as a certificate holder. All new league operators will be required to undergo a background check.


Why should I start an NFL FLAG league?


Benefits for NFL FLAG league organizers include:

  • Free and easy league set-up

  • Access to the official NFL FLAG logo to promote and grow your league

  • Access to NFL FLAG marketing kit to promote your league online

  • Chance to participate in regional tournaments

  • Chance to qualify for National Championships at Pro Bowl

  • Unmatched credibility from the NFL and the country’s most reputable flag football organization

  • Liberty to set up and run your league according to the needs of your community


My child would like to play NFL FLAG. How do I find a team and sign up?


Go to the Find a League page, search for leagues in your area, and contact those leagues to register to play. All NFL FLAG leagues are independently owned and operated, and all league registration will be conducted by the operators of that league.


What benefits will I get as an approved NFL FLAG league?


NFL FLAG is the largest flag football program in the nation that offers a fun, non-contact football experience for boys and girls ages 5-17. As the official flag football program of the NFL, NFL FLAG is the one and only provider of NFL FLAG equipment available on the market.

NFL FLAG leagues benefit from: 

  • Top-notch customer service

  • Expanded tournament model with more regional qualifiers and national championships

  • Expanded menu of offerings and resources for NFL FLAG leagues



Are there any sign-up fees to become an NFL FLAG league?


No. Leagues are required to hold a $1 million dollar insurance policy and are responsible for all league operating costs, but there's not a startup fee to become an NFL FLAG league.


Do parents need to register with or complete a player participation form?


No. There is currently no requirement to have any athletes or parents register or be associated with your league.



How long does it take to get approved for an NFL FLAG league?


There is a 2-3 week league request approval process.


How do I report feedback about an NFL FLAG league?


All NFL FLAG leagues are independently owned and operated and all league operations are managed by league organizer. The best place to report this feedback is directly to the league operator. If more follow up is necessary please contact our customer service team at


What criteria is used to approve a new NFL FLAG league?


We are looking for highly motivated league organizers that are mission aligned to grow the NFL FLAG program. We will review the amount of leagues in that area, and require every new league organizer to complete a background check as part of the approval process. 


Still have questions? Contact us!



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Friday 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. CT