NFL Wide Receiver ByAndré Hopkins has partnered with the NFL FLAG and the Arizona Cardinals to present the latest official NFL FLAG league, DeAndre Hopkins NFL FLAG Football, to Phoenix, Arizona.
DeAndre Hopkins NFL FLAG Football will provide elementary and middle school boys and girls with a one-of-a-kind flag football experience, access to top-notch gaming facilities, Cardinals and NFL FLAG equipment and clothing, as well as ‘exclusive content and workout tips from DeAndre himself.
“I am delighted to present DeAndre Hopkins NFL FLAG football at the Arizona community, ”Hopkins said. “This program is a great way not only to develop football, but also to help advance something that I am very passionate about, the health and well-being of young people. I am extremely grateful for this opportunity and look forward to making some unforgettable memories this coming season!
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League locations include Phoenix, Scottsdale, Peoria, Tempe and Laveen, with more to add throughout the year.
The winter season will run from December 4, 2021, through February 5e, 2022 with league matches organized exclusively on Saturdays.
Arizona Cardinals join ByAndré Hopkins and NFL FLAG in their efforts to provide access to flag football for boys and girls across the United States. ByAndré Hopkins.
“It’s great to see current NFL players like DeAndre launch an NFL FLAG league in the bigger Phoenix community, ”said Roman Oben, vice president of football development for the NFL. “These efforts will create more opportunities for all children to learn football.”
In partnership with Every Kid Sports, NFL FLAG works to make flag football more accessible and affordable for athletes from low-income families across the United States.
Every Kid Sports, a leading national non-profit organization dedicated to breaking down financial barriers to recreational sports for young people, covers the cost of registration fees for athletes from low-income families so that they can enjoy the positive benefits of playing a sport.
Starting in fall 2021, Every Kid Sports allows NFL FLAG qualified athletes to join a league for only $ 10.
“DeAndre has always been upfront about the importance of giving back to his community, and we are thrilled that he chose to make an impact through NFL FLAG,” said NFL FLAG Executive Director and CEO of RCX Sports. Izell reese. “We are grateful for DeAndre’s partnership and excited to involve more NFL stars in NFL FLAG leagues across the country so we can help create even more opportunities for athletes to play.”
All games will follow NFL FLAG return-to-play protocol, as well as federal, state and local COVID-19 guidelines to help ensure the health and safety of athletes and staff. All events can be changed, delayed and / or canceled based on recommended COVID-19 security measures.
Registrations are currently open until Sunday 14 November 2021. For more information, visit www.DeAndreHopkinsNFFLLAG.com.
With over 1,600 locally managed leagues and over 500,000 young athletes in all 50 states, NFL FLAG is a fun and accessible non-contact sport for kids ages 5 to 17. NFL FLAG is the only flag football league where players wear officially licensed NFL gear.
Flag football is one of the fastest growing sports United States, with the regular participation of more than three million young people and adults each year.
For more information and the latest news on NFL FLAG operated by RCX Sports, visit www.NFLFLAG.com.