We're excited to announce that in 2017, VFA's 9th season offering Flag Football, we will be St Johns County's first and currently only NFL Flag Football League @ VFA. General information about the program is listed below. If you have further questions, please send an email to
What is NFL Flag Football @ VFA?
NFL Flag affords VFA the opportunity to partner with the NFL and the Jacksonville Jaguars
NFL Flag opens the possibility to compete in national tournaments
NFL Flag Football is 5-on-5 co-ed play
Teams are between 8 and 10 players
Games are two 20 minute halves with a five minute halftime
There will be four age groups; 6U, 8U, 11U and 14U
The age breakdown is below
6U - 4, 5, 6 year-olds. Must be 4 years-old by December 31, 2017 Must not turn 7 before December 31, 2017
8U - 7 and 8 year-olds. Must be 7 by December 31, 2017 and Must not turn 9 before December 31, 2017
11U - 9, 10 and 11 year-olds. Must be 9 by December 31, 2017 and Must not turn 12 before December 31, 2017
14U - 12, 13 and 14 year-olds. Must be 12 by December 31, 2017 and Must not turn 15 before December 31, 2017
PLAYERS ARE ALLOWED TO "PLAY UP" BUT NO PLAYER CAN "DROP BACK" UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES!! DO NOT ASK Players register individually and attend evaluations
on Wednesday, November 15, 2017 Teams will be drafted by coaches
on November 19, 2017 For NFL Flag Football rules visit
When is NFL Flag Football @ VFA?
Where is NFL Flag Football @ VFA?
Games will be played on Saturdays at Mill Creek Elementary School
Evening practices could be at Mill Creek, Pacetti Bay and Palencia Elementary (subject to availability)
How much is NFL Flag Football @ VFA?
Registration Fees are $100 per participant unitl October 15
Registration Fees are $125 per participant
from October 15 - November 15, 2017 A 10% sibling discount will be applied to additional sibling registrations
Registration includes an Official NFL reversible home/away team jersey for games
How can I volunteer to be a coach?
Please send an email to
You must register to coach on this website
All coaches are required to submit to a background check and must be issued a VFA badge for eligibility to volunteer with youth
If you do not have a badge, have an expired badge or are not sure what you need to do to obtain a badge, please send an email to
Coaches are allowed two "protects"; i.e., their own child plus one player
Coaches must draft the balance of their team
Coaches must attend, or assign a representative to attend, player evaluations
on Wednesday, November 15, 2017 Teams not represented at player evaluations are disqualified from the draft
on Sunday, November 19, 2017 Players cannot "request" a coach
What about refunds?
What are the rules of NFL Flag Football @ VFA?
Disclaimer : The flag football league referenced herein (Flag League) is officially licensed by NFL Properties LLC, but none of the National Football League (NFL), its member clubs, NFL Ventures, L.P. or any of their respective affiliates or subsidiaries are sponsoring or operating the Flag League or will have any liability or responsibility for any claim arising in connection with participation in the Flag League. All NFL-related logos and marks, including, without limitation, the NFL Flag logo, are trademarks of the NFL or the respective member club.