Youth Flag Football

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Youth Flag Football

7-game season for youth ages 6 - 11

Teams will be formed by the Athletics Department and divided into divisions: Ages 6-8 and 9-11. Practices begin on May 25 and are held weekly on Saturdays. League games begin on June 11 and are played on Tuesdays (6-8 year olds) and Thursdays (9-11 year olds). All games and practices are scheduled at Buford Middle School Field. Teams are scheduled for 7 games. Registrants are required to attend a skill assessment on Tue., May 7 (6-8 year olds) or Thur., May 9 (9-11 year olds). The skill assessments are held at Walker Upper Elementary School Field from 6:00 - 7:00 pm.


Buford Middle School Field
1000 Cherry Avenue
Charlottesville, VA 22903


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May 25-Aug 8, 2019

Spring $55.00 for residents and $71.00 for non-residents Register Now

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When can I register my team?

Registration begins April 22 at 5:30 AM.

What does the team registration cover?

The cost of registration covers equipment, a NFL brand jersey, a flag belt, a mouth piece, 7 games and 9 practices.

Do we have to provide our own balls to play with?

No. The Charlottesville Parks & Recreation athletic staff will provide balls for each game.

When are my child's games/practices?

Practice time slots are selected by the Coach.  Your coach will call and inform you about your practice/game schedule by Friday May 17.

How do I get registered as a coach?

All interested coaches should email Chris Carr, Athletics Program Manager. You will need to attend the coach's meeting on May 14 at 7:00 pm at the downtown Parks & Recreation Office (501 E. Main St.) and pass a criminal background check.

Are scholarships available?

Yes, all families that live in the City of Charlottesville are eligible for the scholarship program through application.

What size jersey should I get for my child?

Jerseys are available in youth or adult sizes. Please check the NFL flag football jersey chart before marking down the size for your child.

What's thE inclement Weather Hotline?

Call: (434) 970-3593. Games cancelled due to inclement weather are rescheduled by the Athletics Office the day after the cancellation.


All other questions should be directed to Chris Carr at or (434) 970-3271