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NFL Flag Football Season Quick Facts
Posted Feb 3, 2014

Spring 2019 registration will open by January 1st for a season that will begin in April

  • $85 fee includes NFL style jersey & flag belts to keep
  • Head coach discount 
  • Family-friendly atmosphere
  • Everyone plays
  • Practice one night per week (called upon coach discretion)
  • No snack stand duty
  • No fundraising requirements
  • Games played on Sundays

Parent testimonials:

"I wanted to thank everyone involved with GLVA. They put a lot of time and effort into maintaining a classy league for young children to learn the game of football. I'm proud to be involved with an organization that truly has the best interest of the children in mind. Thank you GLVA and I'm looking forward to the exciting things you have planned for the future!"

"This year was my son's year to shine.  My family absolutely loves this organization.  We are so happy to be a part of it!!  You don't even know how much he has grown and changed in the past two years with this league.  He is so confident now and holds himself in a different manner."

Contact Director, Eric Neidig 610-674-3521 or Eric@greaterlehighvalleyathletics.com 


 
Flag Football: The Alternative for Concerned Parents
Posted Aug 17, 2016

As published in the Wall Street Journal, November 2015...

"Parents nationwide facing the question of when or whether to let their child play tackle football are finding refuge in flag football. In this sport, players pull a detachable fabric strip, or flag, attached to the hips of opposing players, rather than tackling them.

The American Academy of Pediatrics recentlyrecommended expanding non-tackling leaguesas a way to limit exposure to collisions. Two University of Minnesota physicians go further in an editorial to be published in the American Journal of Bioethics early in 2016, saying public schools should end tackle football programs because of the sport’s concussion risks."

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