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Frequently Asked Questions

How much does it cost to play in the league?

  • Colt Division (5-6 years old) is $170 for the season, plus $13 in fees.

  • Bronco Division (7-9 years old) is $180 for the season, plus $13 in fees.

  • Stallion Division (10-13 years old) is $180 for the season, plus $13 in fees.

What does the registration cover?
Each participant receives a game jersey, football pants, socks, and belt. Parents are responsible for mouth guards and any additional/optional equipment or supplies. (Cleats, gloves, undershirts, etc.)

How are teams selected?
Colt (5-6 year olds) teams are selected by the coaches with direction from the league Commissioner. Bronco (7-9 year olds) and Stallion (10-13 year olds) players are required to participate in 1 of the 2 draft combine days. If your player(s) is unavailable they will be entered in as a blind draft.  After the combine, the coaches will select the teams via a live draft.

How long is the season?
The season begins upon the completion of drafts on August 10, 2022.  The competition season begins the weekend after Labor Day September 10, 2022 and completes October 29, 2022.  Bronco and Stallion divisions qualify for a single game elimination playoff. The top two teams in each division participate in the Flag Bowl.

Where are the games played?
Games are played on the Flag Football Fields, West of the Annerino Center, located at 201 Recreation Drive. Bolingbrook, IL 60440.

What days are games played?
Games are scheduled for one week day (Tuesday or Thursday) and/or one Saturday game same. If participation numbers warrant alternate game days will be Monday or Wednesday.  Each team will play an 8 game regular season schedule.

When/where are practices?
Practice days and locations are chosen by the individual team coaches but must be at a park district field or school park within the city of Bolingbrook.

Can I play if I do not live in Bolingbrook?
Yes, children from surrounding towns are welcome to play in our organization.  A $25 out of district fee will be applied at the time of registration.

What if I can’t make the combine dates that are scheduled?
If you cannot make one of the two weekend dates (Sunday, July 31, 2022 or Saturday, August 6, 2022) that are scheduled your child will automatically be added to the blind draft for team selection.  All children will be selected for a team regardless of combine attendance. 

How long is registration?
Registration is from May 1, 2022 – August 9, 2022.  Registration closes August 9, 2022 at 12:00 am with no extensions.  Late registration will be in effect at 12:01 am on August 9, 2022.

If I have more than one child in the league can they play on the same team?

  • Yes, if both participants are in the same division.  For example, one child is 10 years old and the other is 12 years old.  Both participants qualify for the Stallion division, therefore, both children will automatically be selected as a pair unless otherwise stated to the Commissioner.

  • If one child is in a lower division and the parent/guardian chooses to have the younger of the two play into the next higher division.  Both children will then be selected as a pair unless otherwise stated to the Commissioner.

Do the Coaches and Board Members undergo background checks?
Yes, all Coaches, Referees, and Board Members are required by the Bolingbrook Park District to undergo yearly background checks.  A record of these remains on file with the Director of Officiating and Coaching for one year.

How often will practices take place?
Practices must be held within the Village of Bolingbrook limits.  Location to be determined by the coaches.  Teams will conduct practices approximately 2 days a week prior to the start of the season.  Once game play starts practices are typically held one day a week.  All practice schedules will be determined by the coaches.


Bolingbrook Youth Flag Football League

A member of the Bolingbrook Athletic Council and the Bolingbrook Park District. 
Bolingbrook, Illinois 60440
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