FAQs
Posted Sep 12, 2015

For answers to additional questions please call (414) 915-7369 or email nflnorthshoreflag@yahoo.com

 

 

1. When/Where will the games be played?

All games will be played on Fridays, Saturdays, and the occasional Sunday.  Games will all be held at Uihlein Soccer Park in Milwaukee, WI.  Detailed schedule to follow when registration is closed. 

 

2. When will practices be held?

There will be two league sponsored practices.  At the first one your child will receive his/her jersey and flag belt and get acclimated with their team. This practice will be 1 hour.  Additional practices may be held at the individual coach's discretion.  Coaches are encouraged to work with players schedules since many participants participate in multiple sports.

 

3. How much does it cost?

The cost for the indoor season is $225 per participant.  There is a discount for families with mutiple children.   There is also an early bird discount.  Sign up by September 15th and receive a $25 discount. 

 

 4. How many players will be on each team?

Approximately 12.    Play structure (NFL Flag rules) are 5 on 5, so there will be 5 players on the field at one time.  

 

5. I'm interested in coaching who should I contact?

Click here to register as a coach and someone will be in contact with you.  Each head coach will recieve a discounted registration for one participant. After you fill in the coach registration info, we will then contact you with a coupon code for you to register your child.  

 

6. How long are the games/season?

Indoor season is 7 weeks long, including playoffs/super bowl.   Games will be 2 20 mintue halves.  Your child will be guaranteed to play 7 games.  

7. Will my team travel?

No.    

 

8. Why should my child play NFL North Shore Flag Football?

With the increase of concussions and head injuries in tackle football, NFL North Shore Flag gives your child a much safer way to play football. It also will help teach him or her the fundamentals of the game. Learning to play the game the right way will help your child prevent injuries in the future when they decide to play contact football. 

 

9.  What is the time committment involved?

There will be 7 regular season games and 2 league sponsored practices.   Games will all be held on Friday evenings (with the exception of the Super Bowl).   There may be additional practices scheduled by the individual coaches but not more than one hour each week.   At the end of the 6 games, there will be playoff games played by the top 4 teams in each division followed by a Super Bowl game to determine a league champion in each age division.  

 

11. What are the divisions?  (Grade levels should be based on the grade the child is entering into for the 2018-2019 school year)

1st-3rd Grade

4th-5th Grade

6th-8th Grade

 

 

12. Can I request a refund?

You may request a refund up to 7 days after your registration date. No refunds will be given after the 7 day grace period (no exceptions). If the refund is requested within 10 days of the season starting, an equpment fee of $50 will be assessed due to equipment already being ordered.  

 

13. Coaches Resources.

Coaches if you are looking to Register for the USAFootball site you must use the following Link

https://www.nflflag.com/form/coach

 

14. Where can I get a current copy of the rule book?

Click here to view the current rule book.