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Girls Take The Field
Flag Football


"Girls Take The Field" Fall League (9th - 12th grade)

Saturdays, Sept. 21st – Nov. 2nd (7-week season)

We are proud to announce the NEW HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS SNAP Flag Football division! We have teams exclusively for girls who want to play with and against each other. No experience necessary. REGISTER NOW to be a part of this exciting initiative with SNAP, the leader in Michigan Girls Flag Football. By registering, you can be a part of history- the “Girls Take The Field” initiative is growing faster than we can keep up with! (Divisions determined just prior to season start based on enrollment).

Day: Saturdays

Time: 2-hour block between 5pm and 8pm. (One hour practice, followed by a one-hour game.)

Location: Bloomfield Hills HS


IMPORTANT DATES:

  •  Early Registration Deadline Thursday, August 15th
  •  Very Late Registration Deadline– Friday, September 10: Last day to register (team placement is not guaranteed)
  •  Monday, September 16: Team/Coach assignments go out by email along with practice times for weekend of Sept 21/22.

  •  Tues/Wed Sept 17/18: Coaches/Team Coordinators Only Scheduling Meeting

  •  Friday, Sept 20: please email me if you have not heard from your coach by now

  •  Sat/Sun, Sept 21/22: First Team Practice

  • Tuesday, Sept 23: Full game schedules will be sent by email to coaches.

  •  Sat/Sun, Sept 28/29: First game of season. All games/practices will be held on Saturdays, at North Hills MS or Seaholm HS for a two-hour time block btw 9-7pm. Practice is one hour prior to game time. (except PK/K division practices for only 30 minutes)

  •  Sat/Sun, Nov. 2/3: Last game of season

Register below (Choose one) 
Bloomfield Public Schools Recreation: (Two-Step process)
                        STEP 1: Click here to complete payment
                        STEP 2: Click here to fill out the google form (Teams, buddy requests, jersey size, etc.)

Birmingham Public Schools Community Education: (Two-Step process)
                        STEP 1: Click here to complete payment
                        STEP 2: Click here to fill out the google form (Teams, buddy requests, jersey size, etc.)



SPREAD THE WORD

Rise up, girls, it's time to play, Flag football's our game, come what may. Run fast, throw strong, never yield, Together we'll conquer every field.

Grab the flag, dodge and weave, With every move, we'll make them believe. Strength and skill, heart and soul, We'll leave our mark, we'll reach our goal.

We need you!!

Girls Snap Flag Football is here to stay and we cannot do this without you!

Do you know anyone who can help us spread the word about Girls Snap Flag Football? We are looking for help with the following resources. It takes all of us to spread the word!

q    Local News Channels

q    Social Media

q    Local Radio

q    Blogs

q    Podcasts

q    Local Newspapers

Get Involved

 

Ø  Join All Girls Snap Flag Football: The Snap flag football program has built a league specifically tailored for girls. These programs offer various age divisions and skill levels, providing opportunities for girls of all backgrounds and abilities to participate.

Ø  Camps and Clinics: Snap All Girls Flag football program offers camps and clinics that are excellent opportunities for girls to learn and develop their skills in a focused and supportive environment. These events are often run by experienced coaches and provide valuable instruction and practice.

Ø  Create a Team: Girls can recruit friends, classmates, or neighbors who are interested in joining the Snap All Girls Flag Football Program!

Ø  Attend Flag Football Events: Girls can attend Snap flag football games to get inspired and learn more about the sport. They may even have the chance to meet players and coaches who can provide guidance and advice.

Ø  Volunteer or Officiate: Girls who are passionate about flag football can  get involved in Snap Flag Football by volunteering as coaches and referees. This allows them to contribute to the sport while gaining valuable leadership and mentoring experience.

By exploring these avenues, girls can discover the joy of flag football, develop their skills, build friendships, and become part of a vibrant and inclusive community that is Snap All Girls Flag Football.

 

Mission Statement

Empowering girls through flag football, our league aims to provide a safe, inclusive, and supportive environment where participants can develop both athletically and personally. By promoting teamwork, sportsmanship, and leadership skills, we strive to inspire confidence, resilience, and a lifelong love for the game.

Vision Statement

Our vision is to be the premier destination for girls' flag football, recognized for fostering a culture of excellence, equity, and opportunity. We envision a future where every girl has the chance to participate, compete, and thrive, regardless of background or ability. Through our commitment to innovation, collaboration, and community engagement, we aim to shape the next generation of female athletes, leaders, and advocates.

Top of Form

Goals:

1.    Increase Participation: Expand our league to reach more girls in the community, encouraging participation from diverse backgrounds and abilities.

2.    Skill Enhancement: Provide ongoing opportunities for skill development and growth through clinics, workshops, and coaching resources.

3.    Leadership Development: Empower girls to take on leadership roles within the league, fostering qualities such as teamwork, communication, and resilience.

4.    Community Engagement: Strengthen ties with the local community through partnerships, outreach initiatives, and volunteer opportunities.

5.    Fun and Enjoyment: Ensure that every girl who participates in our league experiences the joy and excitement of playing flag football, fostering a lifelong love of the game


Girls Flag Football History

v  ¨    Girls' flag football has emerged as a popular sport, offering young women an opportunity to participate in football in a non-contact format. While the history of organized flag football dates back several decades, the development of dedicated leagues and programs specifically for girls has gained momentum in recent years.

v  ¨    Emergence of Girls-Only Leagues: Over time, there was a growing recognition of the need for girls to have their own dedicated leagues and programs. This shift was driven by a desire to create spaces where girls could develop their skills, confidence, and passion for the sport without the barriers or limitations they might face in co-ed environments.

v  ¨    Increased Visibility and Support: The rise of women's sports in general, along with increased advocacy for gender equality in athletics, has contributed to the growth and visibility of girls' flag football. As more attention is paid to women's sports at all levels, including professional leagues like the WNBA and NWSL, there is a corresponding increase in opportunities for girls to participate in traditionally male-dominated sports like football.

v  ¨    Recognition and Acceptance: Girls' flag football has gained recognition as a legitimate sport in its own right, with organized leagues, tournaments, and competitions held at various levels, including school, community, and regional levels. This recognition has helped to break down stereotypes and barriers, encouraging more girls to participate and excel in the sport.

v  ¨    Expansion of Opportunities: With the growing popularity of girls' flag football, there has been an expansion of opportunities for girls to play at both the recreational and competitive levels. Schools, community organizations, and sports clubs have started offering girls-only flag football programs, providing a pathway for girls to develop their skills and pursue their passion for the sport.

v  ¨    The Future: With many schools and community organizations opening doors to girl’s flag football, the future of girls in flag is bright. Siena Heights University is the first college in Michigan to invoke and all girls flag football team. This is already opening the flood gates to full ride scholarships, as well as many out of state collegiate opportunities. This will only continue to grow and catch fire around the state and country. More recently, news of  the first all-female flag Olympic run has made headlines!

v  ¨    Advocacy and Support: Advocacy groups, sports organizations, and governing bodies have played a crucial role in supporting and promoting girls' flag football. These groups work to advocate for gender equity in sports, provide resources and support for girls' programs, and create opportunities for girls to showcase their talent on a broader stage.

Overall, the history of girls' flag football reflects a broader trend towards inclusivity and gender equity in sports, providing girls with opportunities to participate, compete, and excel in traditionally male-dominated sports like football. As the sport continues to grow and evolve, it is likely to become an increasingly important part of the athletic landscape for girls and young women around the world. This is why we need you! You are the future, the time is now!



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