New this year:
The Edmonton Eskimos and Football Alberta are proud to offer the Eskimos Novice and Atom Flag Football League to kids ages 6-11.
Current Eskimo players guest coach alongside players from the University of Alberta Golden Bears to teach kids this exciting game. No experience is needed.
- Flag football league for novice players (born 2006-08) and atom players (born 2003-05), separated into "open" and "girls only" categories.
- Players are evaluated on the first day and placed in divisions and on teams according to ability and gender.
- All teams are named after current CFL teams.
- Teams of eight players will play five-on-five flag football.
- All games played indoors at Commonwealth Stadium Field House with the possibility of outdoor venues added.
- The season runs from first weekend after Labour Day to the first weekend in November.
- Teams get one practice/game session weekly on Sundays for 90 minutes.
- Parents are welcome to participate as assistant coaches or managers.
- Atom level teams require parents to participate as head and/or assistant coaches and managers.
- All coaches participate in a seminar and are given a "how to" guide.
How to Register
Go to www.footballalberta.ab.ca to register. Registrations will be accepted on a first come first served basis. A waiting list will be created once the 350 capacity is reached.
For more information, contact:
Technical Director, Football Alberta
(780) 427-8108 or (780) 905-7822