Frequently Asked Questions

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FLAG FAQs:

WHAT ARE THE FLAG AGE GROUPS?
Ages refer to age on or before July 31st:

ROOKIE: Age 5
AFC: Age 6-7
NFC: Age 8-9

WHEN DOES PRACTICE START?
Typically, flag practice starts near the end of August. Rookies will begin the Saturday after Labor Day

HOW MANY NIGHTS A WEEK IS PRACTICE?
NFC Teams will typically practice 2 times a week.

AFC Teams will typically practice 1 time a week.

Days/Time will be determined by field space and Coach.

Rookies will practice/scrimmage 1 time a week on weekend – specific day TBA

WHERE IS PRACTICE HELD?
We will utilize Radnor High School field, Teegarden Park, and Wilson Farm Park. Location will be determined by team assignment and Coach.

WHEN AND WHERE ARE THE GAMES?
AFC and NFC Games will be held at either Wilson Farm Park or Radnor High School (Pike Field) on Saturdays. Rookies practice/scrimmage will be at the same fields.

WHAT EQUIPMENT IS PROVIDED?
The Wildcats provide flag belts and a game day flag jersey. Your child should also wear a protective cup and a removable mouth guard that you provide.

WHAT IF OUR FAMILY IS ON VACATION FOR PART OF AUGUST?
The coaches understand that some children may miss some practice time due to planned family vacations. Simply communicate that to your coach.

WHEN DOES THE SEASON END?
Typically Flag games are over in early November.

WHEN CAN MY CHILD TRANSITION TO TACKLE?
Tackle starts at age 7. Your child would need to be 7 years old on July 31st to play tackle.