MOOSE JAW

YOUTH FLAG FOOTBALL



Frequently Asked Questions


SPRING LEAGUE:


When does registration start/end?

Registration starts on January 14, 2019 and ends on February 28, 2019.



How do I register?
You can only register online, which will allow you to use your credit card (preferred method) or you can pay with direct debit/email money transfer through online banking to mjyouthflagfootball@gmail.com.  No cheques will be accepted.

How much does it cost to register a player?
For the 2019 season the cost will be $195 to register a player. Late registration will be $220. 

Do I have to register online?
Yes, you can only register online, there are no in person registrations.

Can I register more than one player at a time?
You can register as many players as you'd like online as long as a payment is made at the time of registration or email money transfer is selected and an etransfer completed.

How many players can play on a team?
In the Moose Jaw Youth Flag Football League we make every effort to have no more than 8 - 10 players per team.  There is a maximum of 10 players per team.

How many games a week will my child be playing? (Spring League ONLY)
Every team will play one game a week on Saturday or Sunday. The first games will always start at 9:00am with the second game following at the same location until all groups have played. We start with the 6/7 division, 8/9 division, then 10/11 division, 12/13 division, 14/15 division and end the day with the senior division (if applicable).  Saturdays will be our preferable game day, but Sundays may be required due to scheduling conflicts at Elks Field.

Where will the games be played?
We will be playing our Spring games at Elks Field.
 
Can my child play up an age group or down an age group?
The league only allows you to play up an age group (extenuating circumstance), special consideration may be made for a smaller, inexperienced child to play down an age group.  Division is determined by the child's age as of December 31, 2019.

How many times will my child practice a week? (Spring League ONLY)
Practice times and frequency are determined by the coach. Some teams will practice once or twice a week. This is completely up to the coach of your child's team, and is not controlled by the league.  Please respect the coaches wishes in regards to practice.

Where will we practice?
The league has booked Elks Field and Regal Field for practices, Monday - Thursday, 6-8pm.  Coaches can also practice on Prairie South School Division fields, but should contact the school principal for permission prior to practicing.  

Do I need to be certified to coach?
You must be certified in Respect in Sport, which is a 2 hour online course https://sasksrc.respectgroupinc.com/secure/. If you have already completed this course with another sport you must log in and add Football as a sport to your file.
You do need to attend a coaches meeting that will be held  at the Yara Centre in April 2019 with date and time TBD. This meeting is MANDATORY. 
   
Can I put in a request to play with certain players?
You may put a request for a certain player in the comments section when registering online, but there are no guarantees. 

What do I need for my child to play flag?
Your child will need to wear solid coloured shorts with NO stripes or pockets, and cleats for footwear(metal cleats are not allowed). Mouth guards are mandatory.  All other equipment will be provided.

If my child doesn't like flag, can I get a refund?
All requests for a refund must be made in writing to mjyouthflagfootball@gmail.com.  Prior to the start of the season fees will be returned less a $60 administration fee. After the start of the season on April 22, 2019 until May 3, 2019 fees will be returned less a $80 administration fee. There will be no refunds issued after May 3, 2019.

 


WINTER LEAGUE:


When does registration start/end?

Registration for Winter League starts on November 1, 2018 and ends on December 31, 2018. Late fees will be in effect after December 31, 2018.

How do I register?
You can only register online, which will allow you to use your credit card (preferred method) or you can pay with direct debit/email money transfer through online banking to mjyouthflagfootball@gmail.com.  No cheques will be accepted.

How much does it cost to register a player?
For the 2019 Winter season it will cost $125 to register a player. Late registration will be $150.


Do I have to register online?
Yes, you can only register online, there are no in person registrations.


What are the ages of players for Winter League?

Boys and girls in Grades 1 - 8 can play in the Winter League.

Can I register more than one player at a time?
You can register as many players as you'd like online as long as a payment is made at the time of registration or email money transfer is selected and an etransfer completed.

How many players can play on a team?

In the Moose Jaw Youth Flag Football League we make every effort to have no more than 8 - 10 players per team.  There is a maximum of 10 players per team.


Where/When will the games be played?

Games will be played indoors at the Yara Centre on Thursday nights.


Can my child play up an age group or down an age group?
The league only allows you to play up an age group (extenuating circumstance), special consideration may be made for a smaller, inexperienced child to play down an age group.


Do I need to be certified to coach?
You must be certified in Respect in Sport, which is a 2 hour online course https://sasksrc.respectgroupinc.com/secure/. If you have already completed this course with another sport you must log in and add Football as a sport to your file. 
   
Can I put in a request to play with certain players?
You may put a request for a certain player in the comments section when registering online, but there are no guarantees. 

What do I need for my child to play flag?

Your child will need to wear solid coloured shorts with NO stripes or pockets, and indoor cleats for footwear(metal cleats are not allowed). Mouth guards are mandatory.  All other equipment will be provided.

If my child doesn't like flag, can I get a refund?

All requests for a refund must be made in writing to mjyouthflagfootball@gmail.com.  Prior to the start of the season fees will be returned less a $60 administration fee.  There will be no refunds issued after January 31, 2019.