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Mar, 2020

FYA Bringing NFL FLAG

FLORIDA YOUTH ATHLETICS BRINGING NFL FLAG

TO WINTER PARK AND ORLANDO

Young football players to enjoy the fun and excitement of American’s favorite sport this spring season

Florida Youth Athletics, a leading sports organization for over 40 years, will relaunch NFL FLAG to its youth athletes starting in November 2020.  NFL FLAG is the premier youth flag football program in the United States with more than 410,000 boys and girls ages 5-17 playing in leagues nationwide.

Players in NFL FLAG have fun while gaining the sport’s inherent benefits and being physically active. Young athletes learn every position on the field as well as football fundamentals through USA Football’s digital resources at www.nflflag.com

Winter season registration is expected to open for the season starting in July 2020. Players may register now at https://www.floridayouthathletics.org/.

Coaches have free access to USA Football’s certified flag football coaching course, spanning the sport’s fundamentals to player health. All players receive NFL team jerseys and are eligible to compete in NFL FLAG regional tournaments and National Championship.

“Florida Youth Athletics has successfully promoted youth sports for over 40 years” Florida Youth Athletics President Amos Vizer said. “As the organization that brought Pop Warner Football to our community, we feel it is time to bring the professionalism and excellence we have demonstrated and expand it to Flag Football in our area.”

“Flag is a terrific way to enjoy the fun of football while learning the fundamentals of the sport, getting exercise, gaining confidence and making lasting friendships,” Winter Park NFL Flag Commissioner, Bruce Powers said. “USA Football provides our young athletes an exciting and rewarding experience with our country’s favorite sport.”

 “For more than 15 years, USA Football has helped millions of young athletes enjoy the best of football through coaching education, exciting versions of the sport and nationally endorsed standards of play.” USA Football Director of Events Brittney Brothers said. “This year will mark the greatest number of coaches and players involved with USA Football to date. We commend and value all high school and youth programs who share our commitment to their young athletes.”

For more about NFL FLAG , visit www.nflflag.com

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About NFL FLAG : (www.nflflag.com) provides opportunities for children ages 5-17 to enjoy America’s favorite sport. With more than 410,000 participants nationwide, players benefit by being physically active through noncontact, continuous action while learning the fundamentals of football, lessons in teamwork and sportsmanship.

About Florida Youth Athletics: Florida Youth Athletics is a leading local sports organization serving the community for over 40 years. With a mission to enable young people to benefit from participation in team sports and activities in a safe and structured environment, we develop programs that teach fundamental values, skills and knowledge that young people will use throughout their lives. Florida Youth Athletics seeks strives to inspire youth, regardless of race, creed or national origin, to practice the ideals of sportsmanship, scholarship and physical fitness.