Getting Started

NFL FLAG is proud to offer Matrix: The first league management tool built by league operators FOR league operators.

Click below for a brief introduction to Matrix:

 

Sports Connect is a proud technoloogy provider of NFL FLAG Football. We recommend Sports Connect because it offers real-time sync to NFL FLAG Matrix platform. Interested in learning more? Click below.

Learn more about Sports Connect 

Sports Connect Help Center 

 Sports Connect Benefits

  • Mobile-first registration & payments
  • Real-time sync to NFL FLAG Matrix platform
  • Exclusive NFL FLAG website design
  • Robust financial tracking & reporting
  • Bulk email, text, & mobile app
  • Online registration built for any device
  • Safe and secure online payment processing
  • Register players and volunteers, all in one place
  • Manage any event or level of play

 

 

Step 1 - Matrix Setup and Integrations

Watch the videos below to learn about Matrix activation, access, and setup. Please make sure to watch both videos before continuing.

 

Click below to access a quick reference guide after watching both videos:

 

Step 2 - Creating Registration

 

Sports Connect users only: Watch videos below for instructions on Sports Connect & Matrix Integration and Adding Sports Connect E-Commerce

 

Please use the Matrix Player & Coach Data Upload Requirements for guidance on information that should be collected from participants and coaches during registration. Click below for requirements:

How to Share Merchandise Links with Your League


Matrix > Leagues > Team Builder > Communication > Email Merchandise

 

  • This feature will allow you to send a Merchandise link (NFL FLAG Player Gear) or Generic Fan Shop link (General NFL FLAG Gear) to your entire league. To use the Email Merchandise function in the Matrix, players must be uploaded to team builder and assigned to teams.
  • It is recommended that NFL teams be assigned prior to sending so that customers know which color item to select.
  • If you choose to send a specific team email, the link that the families will receive will link them directly to the gear for the NFL team that they have been assigned to in the matrix.
  • Any items purchased using either your direct link or code "League Operators" will receive 10% of Fan Shop sales and 20% of merchandise sales applied to the league operators NFL FLAG account quarterly in the form of a credit.

Step 3 - Team Formation

3A) Creating Player and Coach Uploads

*Sports Connect users using the NFL FLAG affiliation do not need to upload coaches to Matrix, as they will come over automatically." "If your coaches are not visible in Matrix please send a screen shot of your "Step 1 Program Set-up" in Sports Connect to support@nflflag.freshdesk.com

NON-SPORTS CONNECT USERS: Please review the Matrix Player & Coach Data Upload Requirements for data compatibility and use either a report from your registration system or the templates below to create your player and coach uploads.

NON-SPORTS CONNECT USERS: Watch the Coach Upload Tutorial below:

 

3B) Free Participant Accident Insurance Coverage

Creating teams and/or placing an order through Matrix satisfies the requirements for Participant Accident Insurance Coverage. If you do not plan on using Matrix but would like to upload players for the free Participant Accident Insurance coverage, please view the NFL FLAG Participant Accident Insurance Video and Participant Accident Insurance Upload Template.

Click below to read details about free participant accident insurance coverage:

Free Participant Accident Insurance Coverage

The steps in this video only need to be completed for those who are not team-building or placing an order through Matrix.

Team building and order placement through Matrix satisfies the requirements from the free participant accident coverage.

This is only for those who are not team building or placing an order through Matrix. Team building and order placement through Matrix satisfies the requirements from the free participant accident coverage.

Step 4 - Ordering

coming soon!

 

Step 5 - Scheduling

coming soon!