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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Frequently Asked Questions for Flag Football

Q:  When does the 2019 season start?

Evaluations/Assessments for the Spring Flag Football Program will be held on February 24th.


Q:  What are the time slots for the player evaluations/assessments?

Evaluations are on Sunday, August 12th at the following times:

     • 5-6 years of age  :  12:00 - 1:00
     • 7-8 years of age  :  2:00 - 3:00
     • 9-10 years of age  :  3:00 - 4:00
     • 11-12 years of age  :  5:00 - 6:00
     • 13-14 years of age  :  5:00 - 6:00



Q:  When are games played?

All games will be played on Sunday afternoons.  Games times are 12:00 - 6:00.  Playing games on Sunday afternoon will help to avoid conflicts with other sports.


Q:  How many days a week are practices held?

Teams may practice twice a week until the first game of the season.  After that, teams may only practice once a week.


Q:  Can my child play Flag Football if they are playing other sports?

YES!  We are scheduling practices and games to avoid conflicts with other sports.


Q:  What is the cut off date for determining player placement according to age?

Players are aligned in Divisions according to their age as of JULY 31st of the year in which the season is played.

Examples:

 If a player is 5-6 years of age on JULY 31st, then that player will be eligible to play in the 5/6 year old Division.
 If a player is 7-8 years of age on JULY 31st, then that player will be eligible to play in the 7/8 year old Division.
 If a player is 9-10 years of age on JULY 31st, then that player will be eligible to play in the 9/10 year old Division.
 If a player is 11-12 years of age on JULY 31st, then that player will be eligible to play in the 11/12 year old Division.
  • If a player is 13-14 years of age on JULY 31st, then that player will be eligible to play in the 13/14 year old Division



Q:  What equipment is included in the fees for football?

The registration fee for the 2018 Spring Season includes your game jersey, game shorts, game socks.  Flag belt with flags will be provided for use for the season.


Q:  What size footballs do the teams use?

Our teams will use the following size footballs:

6-7 year old : K2 (peewee) Size
 7-8 year old : K2 (peewee) Size
 9-10 year old : TDJ (junior) Size
 11-12 year old:TDJ (junior) Size  (optional to use the TDY (youth size for this age)
 13-14 year old : TDY



Q:  What equipment do we need to purchase?

Players will need football cleats and a strapless mouth guard. 


Q:  How will I know if practice/games are cancelled due to rain?

After teams have been selected, all communication concerning practices will come directly from your coaching staff.  In general, we do not cancel practices due to light rain. If it is pouring or if lightning is in the area, we will not practice. Your coach will have the final say of your practice schedule.


Q:  How are coaches certified?

Coaches are required to complete a Coaches Training Clinic (online course) provided by USA Football to be a certified Spring Hill Hawks coach.


Q:  How do I become a coach?

See the Coaches Info page for more information:    Coaching Info

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SPRING HILL HAWKS

P.O. Box 434 
Spring Hill, Tennessee 37174

Email Us: [email protected]
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