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Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Why choose NFL FLAG DE?

  • State of the Art Facility:  DE Turf is Southern Delaware's premier sports facility. No matter what the weather conditions are, day or night, DE Turf will provide athletes with a safe, clean, and friendly atmosphere for your sports enjoyment.

  • Turf Fields:  They are much more durable than grass. They allow better access and can be played on in any weather.  They allow youth sports organizations practice space; they might not otherwise have. Spring and Fall rains can result in many cancellations of games and practices slated for grass fields. One game on a muddy field can ruin the field for the rest of the season.

  • On-Site Medical Trainer: We at NFL Flag DE understand that injuries are a part of playing sports. Therefore we have a medical trainer at every game. 

Q: What is the age cut off?

  • AGE CUT OFF AS OF January 1ST, 2021


      • For example, if your player is 7 years old ON 1/1/2021, he/she should participate in the 5-7 age division EVEN THOUGH he/she turns 8 later that year.​​

      • Players can ALWAYS play up in age divisions, not down.

Q: Why should my child play NFL FLAG DE Football?

  • With the increase of concussions and head injuries in tackle football NFL Flag DE Football 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. Your child will also be provided with lifetime memories. 

Q: How much does it cost?

  • $125

    • Price includes:

      • NFL Flag Jersey.

      • NFL Flag DE Shorts. 

      • A Pair of Sonic pop in game flags (non-velcro).

      • Mouth piece.

Q: What are the age divisions?

  • Age 5-7

  • Age 8-10

  • Age 11-14

    • Age divisions are subjected to change based on enrollment.

Q: When/Where will the games be played?

  • Games will be played on Friday nights  at DE Turf in Frederica, DE.

Q: When and where will practices be held?


  • Typically practices are held once a week for an hour.

Q: Are Soft Shell Helmets required?

  • Yes, soft shell helmets are required to play in this league.

    • Soft Shell helmets can be purchased at your local sports equipped stores or on line (amazon).

Q: Can players register individually or as a team?

  • Yes, players can do both. If you register individually you will be placed on a team at random. 

  • If you would like to register as a team please submit your roster to and you will be grouped as a team based on the roster submitted. However, each player will still have to individually register.  

Q: Can you request teammates?

  • Yes, you can add a name to special request section.

Q: How many players will be on each team?

  • 6-12 players on each team

Q: What kind of shoes should I wear?

  • We recommend football cleats or soccer cleats. We do not recommend sneakers!



Q: How long are the games/season?

  • Each team will play a minimum of 7 games, including playoffs. Each team makes the playoffs. The games are played in two 15 minute halves,  running clock, 30-minute game play.

Q: Can I request a refund?

  • The policy of the NFL Flag DE is to issue NO REFUNDS. Transfers will be issued after the registration deadline, refund request must be submitted prior to the registration deadline to be considered. Refunds that are administered are subject to a $25 admin and processing fee. If a situation arises before the start of the season where a player can no longer participate you are able to transfer a registration to another season, however, a $15 transfer fee will apply.  




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