Our Flag Football Program

OUR CO-ED FLAG FOOTBALL PROGRAM

California Football Academy is a fun 5 on 5* flag football program designed for boys and girls between the ages of 4 - 15. Practice and games are played typically played on Sundays (*there may be 1or 2 Saturdays due to field scheduling issues)

*per policy and procedures, will be changed to 6 on 6 or 7 on 7, if needed, depending on number of players on a team.

 We offer two separate seasons: Spring and Fall.

The typical team size is between 8 to 12 children.

Each player will receive a team uniform.

Participation trophies for our youngest division only.
Playoffs and Championships for older divisions.* 

New Oakley Divisions for Spring 2017:  4-5, 6, 7-8, 9-10, 11-12, 13-15

Concord and San Ramon:  4-6, 6 1/2 - 8, 9-11, 12-14

*divisions are subject to change depending on the number of players registered each season.

 Players may play up (play up waiver required), but they may not play down.

Cost: $195 for youngest division , includes team uniform and participation trophy

          $195 all other divsions, includes team uniform with Playoffs and Championships.

Teams will meet and practice an hour before their scheduled game. Each game lasts approximately 45 minutes - 1 hour. Total weekly commitment is approximately 2 - 3 hours. The season consists of one or two practice only Sundays, followed by 6 regular-season league scheduled practice / games, playoffs day, and Championship day.  ALL teams will play on both Playoff and Championship Day.

Additional practices may be scheduled during the week by head coach.  It is recommended to attend the coach scheduled practice.  Day and time is at the head coach's discretion. Player must attend the league scheduled practice prior to the game.

The league-age cut-off is as follows: *cut-off ages have changed as of Spring 2017

Spring League Players Age as of April 15 of the Current Year
Fall League Players Age as of October 15 of the Current Year

PLAYERS ARE ALLOWED TO PLAY UP AND MUST HAVE A PLAY UP WAIVER ON FILE. PLAYERS ARE NOT ALLOWED TO PLAY DOWN.

PROOF OF AGE NOW REQUIRED - BIRTH CERTIFICATE OR OTHER VERIFIABLE DOCUMENT

Typical Schedule:

Youngest Divisions - 

Flag Football Program is an instructional program that provides each child with 60 - 90 minutes of football each week. Weekly activities include:

Warm up and agility drills
Huddles, positions and formations
Hiking and hand-offs
Passing and receiving
Defending and flag pulling
45 min Practice, followed by 45 min game each Sunday after first 1 or 2 practice only days


All Older Divisions - 

Flag Football Program has 1 - 2 weeks of instruction, followed by a regular season of practice/games. The structure for the football season is:

Pre Season (typically first 2 weeks) 60 - 120 minutes instruction
Optional Pre Season Scrimmage - at coach's discretion
Regular Season 45 - 60 minutes team practice followed by 45 minute game each week