Lake Zurich Flames Youth Football And Cheerleading
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Frequently Asked Questions:

When does the flag season start?  Tuesday, August 1st is our first official day of practice for the 2023 season. Practices are on Tuesdays and Thursdays at Knox Park Game Field. Practice times will be 5:30-6:30pm. Games will begin on Sunday, August 13th. Game times will vary in the morning.  All games will be played on Sundays at Knox Field. 

When are teams announced?  Teams will be announced by the first Flag practice on Tuesday, August 1st. 

How can I sign-up to coach a team?  You can register to coach on the Registration page on our website. There is a link to signup for 2023 Coaching. Please get your name in early so that we have plenty of time to plan for the season.

What equipment is required?  The only required equipment is a protective cup and a mouth guard. You will be provided a t-shirt with your team color that you get to keep after the season.  Football pants are given to use but will be required to turn in after the season. We also recommend soft cleats over gym shoes but they are not required. Flags are provided at practices and games. 

What size football do you use?  Footballs will be loaned out to head coaches for practices. The size we use is a Wilson K2 PeeWee football if you want to buy own to play catch with your child.

Are there age and weight restrictions?  If your child is entering Kindergarten through 2nd grade, they are eligible to play Flag football. Typically flag football is also for kids under 80 pounds. 

What kind of time commitment can my child expect?  Flag football is about 2-3 hours a week-2 practice days and 1 Sunday game (1-hour).