DETAILS AND FREQUENTLY-ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQ):
What is Red Zone Flag Football?
Flag football is a scaled down no-tackle version of the popular American pastime. We use a simple format that can be easily picked up by those who have never played before.
So anyone can participate?
YES! You don’t need have played in the EAFL before or have any prior experience to play. You can sign up as a team OR if you don’t have a team, you can sign up as an individual and we will place you on a team.
When is my first game?
The Red Zone Flag Football Season is Sundays and Tuesdays, May 2 through May 30 (June 4 for Youths), including Play-offs. You will have 2 games per week (1 game per week for 18+ group) plus playoffs.
How much does this cost?
AED 495 per youth player, AED 395 for players aged 18+
So what do I get for that?
· Two 1-hour games per week (8 for youth, 4 for men) plus playoffs, with dedicated officials
· T-shirt (in team colors)
· Online posting of weekly rankings
What are the team sizes?
Teams have a minimum of 8 and a maximum of 11
What is the game format?
Each game will include two 25 minute halves with a 5 minute half time break. The rules are posted here: EAFL Flag Football Rules (Add Hyperlink)
How do I register?
Yes, deadline! Players must register and pay by April 29, 2017.
How can I pay?
Once you have registered, you will receive a confirmation email with a Paytabs link to complete the process or you can come to the EAFL office and pay cash prior to the registration deadline.
What are the age groups?
· U12 – Boys and girls (Coed optional) (6:00 p.m.)
· U15 – Boys Only (7:00 p.m.)
· U18 – Boys Only (7:00 p.m.)
· 18+ – Adults (Coed optional) (8:00 p.m.)
Where do I play?
· Al Ain – Higher College of Technology (Men’s Campus)
· Abu Dhabi – TBD
· Dubai – GEMS Wellington Academy, Al Khail Road
What do I need ?
T-shirt, shorts, cleats, water. That’s it! We have gloves available for purchase too.