Flag Football Video
Flag Football is a non-contact sport with divisions available in Men's, Fraternity, Sorority, Women's, and Co-Rec. For men's and women's leagues, the teams consist of 7 players (minimum of 5 to start), while Co-Rec requires 8 players (minimum of 6 to start). Each registered team will receive at least 4 regular season games. For any team to qualify for the single elimination playoffs, they mustin the top 2 of their division and at least a 3.5 sportsmanship ratings average or better. Teams owing a forfeit fee or that have forfeited 2 contests are not eligible. Top 4 fraternities and sororities qualify for playoffs regardless of records. Teams will be seeded and ranked according to records, league strength, and other factors determined by the intramural department.
Pockets, belt loops, or zippers are strictly forbidden on any pants/shorts worn by participants. There is zero tolerance for this rule as well as no metal or metal-tipped cleats. Screw-in cleats are allowed provided they are 1/2 in. or less. Games consist of 18 minute halves with clock stopping the last 2 minutes of each half. There is no contact allowed on the line nor with chucking receivers. Read more detailed rules below.
The registration period begins September 3rd and ends September 16th . Registration will take place through IM Leagues, but payment must still be made at the Rec Center front desk. The cost is $30/team. All registrations must be fully completed with the team's availability by the captain via IM Leagues. IM Leagues will have predetermined timeslots for different leagues, so the first teams to register will have first priority as to what division and what times they will play their games. Rosters are open via IM Leagues during the season and additional players may be added until playoffs begin. In order to be eligible for playoffs, the participant must have played in at least one (1) regular season game prior to the start of playoffs. Each participant is eligible to play on 2 flag football teams. 1 co-rec team and 1 non co-rec team. All participants must register for an IM Leagues account and fill out the waiver on IM Leagues prior to participation. Failure to register and make the team payment by the deadline may result in the team not being able to participate or being assessed a $15 late fee.
The mandatory captain's meeting will be held on Tuesday, September 18th at 10:45pm in the Rec Center Group Exercise Room. Any teams not represented at the captain's meeting will be assessed a $15 fee for missing the meeting. If the team captain is not available, a team representative must attend. This meeting will go over the playing procedures and rules for the season and is also an opportunity to ask questions. Free agents should also register for an account on IM Leagues and they may then declare free agent status for a particular sport.