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Flag Football League

Flag Football 7v7 League: 2nd-8th Grade

Registration availability in all leagues is limited based on the number of staff/volunteers that are available and facility space. Registration is on a first-come, first-served basis.    

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Embrace the spirit of fall with football fever! Dive into our lively, recreational 7v7 flag football league where teams not only hone their fundamentals and technique but also delve into a new "Word of the Week," spotlighting essential life skills nurtured through youth sports. Our mission goes beyond creating exceptional athletes; we aim to cultivate outstanding individuals, fostering character growth alongside sporting prowess. Each team will have one practice a week on Mondays, and one game a week at DeGarmo Park (game day varies by division). General youth sports jerseys are required and can be purchased at the CARD office for $17. Each team will have a 6-game regular season guarantee (6th grade and up will include an end-of-season tournament starting on game 6. No end-of-season tournament for 5th grade and below.)  

📍Program Location: DeGarmo Park, 199 Leora Ct.

Teams will be loosely based on grade and where players attend school. Genders will be combined for flag football. All teams will be formed at the discretion of CARD staff and if necessary, skills evaluations.  

  • 2nd-5th Grade Final Registration Deadline: 8/19/24 ($95), or when leagues fill- whichever comes first.  
  • 6th-8th Grade Final Registration Deadline: 8/19/24 ($109), or when leagues fill- whichever comes first. 

Fall Registration 

2nd Grade: Click here to register online

3rd Grade: Click here to register online

4th Grade: Click here to register online

5th Grade: Click here to register online

6th Grade: Click here to register online

7th Grade: Click here to register online

8th Grade: Click here to register online 

General Information

For more information on all CARD Youth Sports leagues, visit us at: www.ChicoRec.gov/youth-sports-general-information  

Updates: Players will be emailed their team information (from an @chicorec.gov address) by Friday 8/23/24. 

Practices: All teams will practice on Mondays at DeGarmo Park, 199 Leora Ct. Practice time slots will vary by division. Practices will start Monday, August 26 (including practice still running on 9/4)  

Games: Game schedule will be posted by Friday 8/23/24 at: www.TeamSideline.com/chico

  • 2nd-3rd Grades: Games are on Tuesdays, start times vary each week between 4-8p, starting 9/3.  
  • 4th-5th Grades: Games are on Thursdays, start times vary each week between 4-8p, starting 9/5 
  • 6th-8th Grades: Games are on Thursdays, start times vary each week between 4-8p, starting 9/4 
  • Games canceled due to rain, excessive heat, or air quality, will be rescheduled for up to one week at the end of the season. All other game cancellations will be refunded.   

Uniforms: Players will be required to wear a CARD General Youth Sports jersey (available at the CARD office to purchase for $17), athletic clothing (preferably no red or yellow shorts/pants), and athletic shoes (non-metal cleats are optional) to all practices and games. Players must provide their own mouthguard for all practices and games.   

Coaches: Coaches in the 2nd- 5th grade leagues will be CARD volunteers. Coaches in the 6th-8th grade leagues will be CARD-paid staff.   

Locations: Practice and games will be held at DeGarmo Park at 199 Leora Court. Specific field locations will vary based on availability.    

Special Requests: One buddy request can be made during the registration process Coach or practice time requests are not accepted. Please read the closely to ensure it is valid. Buddies must request each other to be valid.  See more at: www.ChicoRec.gov/youth-sports-general-information  

Team Formation: Teams will be loosely based on grade and where players attend school. Genders will be combined for flag football. Grades will be combined if there are not enough players in a specific grade to run a league on its own (for example: 3rd/4th may combine into one league if necessary) All team formation is at the discretion of CARD staff.   

  • Skills Evaluations:  CARD will contact participants for a mandatory skills evaluation only if needed for a specific grade/school. Not all grades/schools will need a skills evaluation.     

Weather: All changes to field conditions, and weather updates (rain, air quality, etc) will be made one hour before your scheduled practice or game at www.ChicoRec.gov/fields. If necessary, games will be rescheduled up to one additional week.