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FAQs

whO IS ELIGIBLE TO REGISTER?

Residents of East Greenwich, RI and students who attend Our Lady of Mercy school, ages 5-14 years old.  EGFFL reserves the right to deny any registration based on non-residency in East Greenwich, RI.

when does registration open?

Player registration for each fall season opens in late-April or early-May.

what is the Registration FEE?

The registration fee for the 5/6 year old age division is $130 per player and $175 per player for all other age divisions.  EGFFL caps the registration fee at $400 per family.

DO YOU PROVIDE NO-FEE SCHOLARSHIPS?

To assist families in need, EGFFL sets aside a limited number of no-fee scholarships for each season.  If you would like to request a no-fee scholarship for the upcoming season, please email us at EastGreenwichFlagFootball@gmail.com.  Your request will be reviewed by the EGFFL Board of Directors and you will be contacted once the review process is completed.

what is your refund policy?

A full refund, minus a $10 administrative fee, will be provided up-to August 1, 2022 for individual refund requests.  No refunds will be provided after August 1, 2022.  

how are the teams selected?

The EGFFL Board of Directors, Division Directors and Coaches select the teams.  Every effort is made to ensure parity and competitiveness across the divisions. 

can i request a team assignment?

Players will be placed on teams to ensure parity and competitiveness across the divisions, thus requests for team assignments may not always be honored.  Siblings in the same age division will be placed on the same team.    

when will i be notified of my team assignment?

Teams will be announced via email and rosters will be posted to the EGFFL site the week our season starts.

does my player need equipment?

EGFFL provides each player with a reversible NFL jersey and flag belt.  Cleats (no metal spikes) and mouth guards are recommended, but not required.  Please CLICK HERE for jersey sizing information.  

WHAT IS THE EGFFL COMBINE?

The EGFFL Combine is our yearly gathering for all new and returning players to have some fun participating in football drills similar to those at the NFL Combine (IE. 40-yard dash, passing, receiving, etc.).  It is meant to be fun and informal.

When does the season start?

EGFFL is a fall sport that starts in early-September and runs through early-November.

when are the games played?

The 11/12 and 13/14 divisions play on Thursday nights, and the 5/6, 7/8, 9/10 and Challenger divisions play on Friday nights.  Times posted in the schedule are game times - practices are 45-minutes before posted game times.

WHere are the games played?

Games are played at Academy Field (EG) for our 5/6 age division and Eldredge Field (EG), Cragan Field (EG) and Wide World of Indoor Sports (NK) for all other age divisions.  Please CLICK HERE for additional field information. 

is there practice?

EGFFL is intended to be a one-day per week commitment.  The schedule consists of a 45-60 minute practice and a 45-minute game immediately following practice.  Times posted in the schedule are game times - practices are 45-minutes before posted game times.

what is your inclement weather policy?

Decisions on game cancellations due to inclement weather will be made at least 60 minutes prior to your scheduled game times, and will be communicated by the league.

can i coach?

Yes!  EGFFL is always looking for parent volunteers to coach.  More information can be found on the Registration page, please CLICK HERE.

can i becomE a sponsor?

Yes!  EGFFL has an amazing sponsor community and the support of our local businesses is key to our continued success supporting our players.  Please visit our Sponsors page for more information by CLICKING HERE.