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How do I find a RISE Flag Football league near me?

You can find your local league at  or check out all of our locations on our UA FLAG CANADA Football Facebook page here. Don’t forget to like/follow the page to stay informed on all things RISE Flag Football!


How much does it cost to play RISE Flag Football?

Registration fees vary by league; check your local league site to find registration dates and pricing.


Why should my child play flag football?

Flag football is one of the fastest growing youth sports for both boys and girls, many regions have already sanctioned flag football as a Varsity high school sport, and in 2020, women’s flag football became a sanctioned US college sport. If you have an interest in playing tackle football in the future, RISE flag football is a great place to practice core football skills.  


What does a RISE Flag Football player need to wear for games?

All players will receive an Under Armour RISE Flag Football jersey and shorts (no pockets) which they will wear for games.All players are required to wear a mouthguard which you will need to purchase.  Cleats are optional but highly recommended.


Are practices mandated?

There are no mandated practices for RISE Flag Football outside of game nights. On game nights, there will be a 40-50 minute practice or warm-up session prior to the game.


Who will coach my RISE Flag Football team?

All RISE Flag Football coaches are volunteer parents/family members or volunteer youth community coaches. If you have an interest in coaching your child, we’d love to have you.  We have a great group of repeat, seasoned coaches who are here to help new coaches learn the ropes.

Coaches get $100 discount on their player's registration in Oakville.  If you're interested in coaching, reach out and request your discount code prior to signup.


What is the time commitment for my child to play in a RISE Flag Football league?

The best part about RISE Flag Football is the minimum time commitment. Other than once-a-week game nights, there is no other time commitment for players. It's a fun filled 2 hours.  Parents are encouraged to bring their chairs, some refreshments and enjoy and evening watching their players compete.


Why is 6v6 the best format to play flag football?

In traditional American football, teams have five (5) eligible receivers plus a quarterback which equals six (6) players involved in the passing game. The 6v6 format provides a competitive game with the opportunity for QBs and other offensive positions to experience traditional defensive coverages.


My child already plays another competitive/travel sport –can they do this as well?

Yes! The once-a-week structure of RISE Flag Football provides the opportunity for multisport athletes to try something new or play with their school/neighborhood friends.