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NFL Flag Football

NFL Flag is the largest youth Flag Football League in the U.S. and GLVA offers the largest program in the Lehigh Valley area

Serving youth athletes across the country. NFL FLAG leagues are no contact, giving boys and girls of all abilities a chance to develop their fundamental football skills in a positive, inclusive environment.

  • 5 v 5
  • Games are played on a 40 minute continuous clock with two twenty minute halves. The clock stops only for timeouts
  • Halftime is one minute long
  • Each time the ball is spotted, a team has 30 seconds to snap the ball
  • Each team has one 60-second time out per half
  • No blocking or “screening” is allowed at any time
  • Ball carriers MUST make an effort to avoid defenders with an established position
  • Defenders are not allowed to run through the ball carrier when pulling flags
  • All players are eligible to receive passes (including the quarterback, if the ball has been handed off behind the line of scrimmage

Fast Facts

  • Two seasonal offerings: spring and fall
  • Games are hosted at the Charles Chrin Community Center
  • Games are held weekly on Sunday mornings
  • Coach training and resources will be provided
  • Workshops available in partnership with Positive Coaching Alliance 
  • All volunteers must complete the clearance process
  • No fundraising or volunteering requirements
  • No experience required for participants
  • Practice one time per week once games begin, TBD once teams are formed
  • Commemorate your experience with photos from Bishop Photo
Check out the FAQ section of our website for more information or contact us at [email protected] 

Registration Listing

2024 Spring Flag Football

The NFL Flag Football program offered by Greater Lehigh Valley Athletics is a 5v5, coed program for children ages 5-14. Games are hosted weekly on Sundays at the Charles Chrin Community Center in Palmer, PA.

Spring season divisions are age-based as of 4/1/24. 

More information will be shared about season start dates and game schedules AFTER registration closes March 1.


Registration closes on 03/01/2024 at 11:00 PM
Season Dates: 04/14/2024 to 06/02/2024

Contact us

Greater Lehigh Valley Athletics

1540 Thompson Ave 
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 18017
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 610-674-3521

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