Flag Football for 5th and 6th Graders?
Let's do it!
Many parents have expressed an interest in 5th and 6th grader flag football. For the first time, the Weatherford Optimist Club is opening the flag football program to 5th and 6th grade students! If we receive enough interest to create teams, we will include this age group in the program. Tell your friends!
Registration fee ($100) includes team t-shirt, black shorts, picture, and supplemental insurance. Boys and girls are invited to play in the Optimist League. Sign up online, below.
Coaches will call each player following the draft, introducing themselves, informing your child which team he will play on, and the place and time of the first practice session.
Game uniforms including team jersey and black shorts are provided by the Optimist Club. Child provides own shoes, socks and protective pads.
Each team will be allowed 1 head coach and 2 assistants. Want to volunteer? Sign up! All coaches must wear ID badge at all times and complete a criminal background check for felonies and child related crimes before being allowed to coach.
Games will be played on Saturday afternoons at Hall Middle School football field or Kangaroo Stadium beginning September 21, 2019 and ending on November 9, 2019. Keep an eye on the calendar for details.
A skills evaluation will be conducted on Monday, August 5, 2019 at 6:00 pm at Hall Middle School football field. Rain date will be Tuesday, August 6, 2019 also at 6:00 pm.
What to Wear
Practice clothing should be t-shirt, shorts, socks, and athletic or tennis shoes. Arm and knee pads are optional at parents expense.
Team picture day will be TBD and each player must arrive at Roo Stadium one hour before scheduled game time.
Flag Football Online Registration
Fill out, sign, and pay online! We strive to make football league signups as easy as possible to accommodate your active schedules. Be sure to fill out the form for each child individually. You will be taken to the online payment processor for each.