Flag Football

Sport Summary

  • Women
  • Men
  • Mixed
  • Open
Venue Houston Sportsplex
Regulations Minimum of 3 matches Rolling substitution
Team Size
  • Minimum 9
  • Maximum 11
Mixed teams must have no more than 4 players of each sex on the court.
Uniform Numbered matching shirts
Equipment Flags will be provided

Games Points

Games Points for Sport & Divisional Championships

Sports Code

Flag Football - FLG

Events & Age Categories







Competition Details

Venue Control

Captains must report to Venue Control at least 20 minutes before start of pool and 10 minutes before start of elimination matches to validate team members. Umpires will check each player’s ID Pass pitch side before each match.


Practice is subject to pitch availability. Warm up is limited to 5 minutes prior to match start.

Uniform & Equipment

Teams must wear numbered matching shirts. In the event of a colour clash, the second named team shall change. Matching Flagbelts in sharp contrast to colour of Shorts/pants are required. Shorts or pants with pocket will NOT be allowed for safety purposes. Match balls are supplied. Practice balls are not.


See schedule for matches. Pool play followed by elimination tournament. See For Athletes Eyes Only for pool play and elimination scoring system. Each match is a minimum of two 12 minute halves with a 1 minute changeover. When an elimination match is drawn at full-time, two 5 minute halves of extra time are played.


FRPA playing rules modified for Corporate Games apply.

Points System

6 points for a Touchdown, 2 Points for Safety, 2 points for Extra point (PAT) – a successful PAT from the 10 yard line, 1 point for Extra point (PAT) – a successful PAT from the 5 yard line, 2 points for a PAT attempt which is intercepted and returned for a score by the defensive team.


Captains must sign and return a completed Match Card immediately after the match.