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Flag Football

Play With Us!

The City of Spokane Parks and Recreation Department (SPRD) invites you to play in the best Flag Football League in the Northwest! The SPRD Adult Flag Football Program offers divisions for all skill levels in three seasons: Spring, Summer (5on5 only), and Fall.

Spring, Summer, and Fall Seasons

Flag Football

Fall Flag Football League

8 weeks | 18+ The SPRD Adult Flag Football Program offers divisions for all skill levels in three seasons: Spring, Summer (5on5 only), and Fall. The league is divided into three 8v8 divisions: Elite, Competitive, and Recreational. Our 5on5 format is offered in two divisions, Upper Competitive, and Competitive. All games played at the Dwight Merkel Sports Complex on Friday nights and all-day Sundays. All games are played at Dwight Merkel Sports Complex,5701 N. Assembly.

Regular Registration Period, July 15th-August 27th, $965 (8man), $415 (5man)

Late Registration Period, August 28th – September 3rd, +$25 fee, as space allows

Acitivity # Division Days Dates
8766 Elite (A division) Fri & Sun 9/17-11/14
8767 Competitive (B / C Division) Fri & Sun 9/17-11/14
8769 Recreational (D division) Fri & Sun 9/17-11/14
8771 5 Man Upper Competitive Sun 9/19-10/11
8773 5 Man Competitive Sun 9/19-10/11

Don't Have a Team?

Don't have a team but want to get in the game? Sign up as a free agent and we will assign you to a team with other free agents. We have a league and night of play for everyone from someone just starting out to the fiercest competitors. Don't stay on the bench, jump into the game with SPRD this season. Games played at Dwight Merkel Sports Complex, 5701 N.

Fill out the free agent form!

General League Information

Flag Football Player Running

Registration

  • Pay the corresponding registration fee on this website or call 509.755.2489.
    Registration fees are not refundable once the league schedule is posted online.
  • Enroll your Team Roster at www.spokanesportsleagues.com/. Make sure all players' information is accurate and correct. The Team Captain is responsible for updating the Team Roster whenever a new player is added to the team.
  • Submit a Waiver of Liability with signatures of all players to the League Supervisor before the first game. Team Captain is responsible for updating the Waiver of Liability whenever a new player is added to the team.
  • Team Captain must sign and submit Player Code of Conduct to the League Supervisor before the first game. Captains are expected to inform players about league conduct expectations.
  • Attend the mandatory Captain's Meeting.

Rules

Format

  • Game time is 60 minutes
  • Teams are not guaranteed in the division they register for.
  • Games may be played on Friday nights (6 – 11 pm) or Sundays (8 am - 8 pm).
  • Special scheduling requests may not be granted.

Team Management

Flag Football
  • Team Roster must be updated throughout the season and must reflect the lineup on the field.
  • Rosters are limited to 21 (8on8) and 12 (5on5) registered players.
  • Teams may have (ONLY) up to 3 players playing for teams in an upper division. For instance, if you run a D Division team, you can have up to 3 players who also play in any C Division teams. That applies to C and B Divisions as well.
  • Players may play in another division as long the division is immediately below the highest he is playing for. E.g., A Division players cannot play for a C or D Division team and so on.

Divisions

SPRD offers following divisions in Flag Football: A, B, C, D, and the 5on5 league. If you're not sure what division to register for, please contact Carissa Ware at cware@spokanecity.org. We will help you find out what division will be the best fit for you and your team.

Tournament

SPRD offers several tournaments every year. Find more information about our tournaments