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Normal Schedule Tomorrow

Posted by Leominster Flag Football League at May 5, 2018 5:48PM PDT

Hi Parents,

The 6th-8th grade games were accidentally set for pacific time and 2 hours in length. We also received reports of parents receiving 4 game reminders. We will work to get this fixed for next week.

The schedule for tomorrow is the same as it is every week. Practice 3:30-4pm with games at 4pm and 5pm.

Sorry for the confusion.

Thank you,

Leominster Flag Football League

Hi Parents,

We are very excited for the 2018 Spring Season to start! Everyone has been added to their team’s page on the website. If you do not see an invitation, please check your junk/spam folder.

Start Date – The season will start on Sunday, April 15. We originally planned to start this Sunday (4/8), but due to the snow and rain the fields will need another week to dry out. Since Easter was early this year (4/1) we had an extra week built into the Spring schedule and do not plan on making up this week.

Playoffs & Championships – Sunday, June 10. If we experience another postponement during the season, we will make it up and push the playoffs and championships back to Sunday, June 17.

Weekly Schedule – All practices/games played at Leominster High School
Pre-K Division – 11am – 12pm
K-1st Division – Practice 9:00am to 9:30am, Game at 9:30am
2nd-3rd Division – Practice 10:30am to 11:00am, Games at 11:00am and 12:00pm
4th-5th Division – Practice 1:00pm to 1:30pm, Games at 1:30pm and 2:30pm
6th-8th Division – Practice 3:30pm to 4:00pm, Games at 4:00pm and 5:00pm

The game schedule will be uploaded to the website by next week.

Jersey Pick-Up Night
Jersey pick-up night is not mandatory but it’s a fundraiser for the LFFL and we’d love to see you whether you plan on dining in or just coming to get your child’s jersey! If you are not able to pick up your child’s jersey, it will be available for pick up at the fields on Sunday, April 15.

Last Spring the line was out the door at Buffalo Wild Wings 15-minutes before the scheduled start, so we have added another night and location, and we have split the grades up. We would like everyone to stick to their grade’s night, but if you have multiple kids playing in different divisions or you are unavailable the night of your child’s scheduled pick up, you may come to either event. All jerseys will be on-site and available each night.

We ask that all payments are finalized before a jersey is picked up. If you have an outstanding balance, you may pay at Jersey night.

  • Tuesday, April 10 @ Buffalo Wild Wings (4th-8th Grade), 6-8pm
  • Wednesday, April 11 @ Chuck E Cheese (PreK-3rd Grade), 5:30-8pm

Practices (Does not apply to Pre-K Division)
All teams will practice 30-minutes before their first game. Please try to be on time as this 30-minute block is very important for the teams to prepare for their games each week.

Some coaches will schedule practice during the week. We have informed the coaches that this is okay, but it cannot be “mandatory” for players to attend and players will not be penalized for missing due to other commitments. We are a Sunday-Only league, however, we have found that a lot of kids enjoy playing more than once per week and we encourage coaches to find a day/time that works best for everyone, if they decide to hold an extra practice.

Equipment Needed
All players will receive a reversible NFL FLAG jersey, flag belt and mouthpiece. Mouthpieces are required and must be worn at all times. There will be mouthpieces available for purchase at the field each week if a child loses theirs and needs another one.

Pocketless shorts are also required. If your child’s shorts or pants have pockets we will tape them before each game. This is a safety issue and we ask all parents try their best to ensure their child has pocketless shorts.

Cleats are recommended, especially for 2nd grade and up, but they are not mandatory. Not metal cleats allowed.

Facebook & Instgram
Please follow us on Facebook for all of the latest LFFL news and info! Here is a link to our page: https://www.facebook.com/LeomNFLFLAG/

Follow the LFFL on our NEW Instagram page @leominsterflagfootball

Questions?
Your coach should be able to answer most questions but don’t hesitate to send us an email at LeominsterNFLFLAG@Hotmail.com or message on Facebook and we will get back to you as soon as possible.

Thank you,
Leominster Flag Football League

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The LFFL recognizes players & teams for the Spring 2017 season through the first Sportsmanship awards. The following are those selections:

Team Sportsmanship Award
Leading into the Championship Day on Sunday, 6/18, referees voted for the Team Sportsmanship awards in each division. Congratulations to all of the coaches & players on the following teams for your exemplary sportsmanship throughout the season:

  • K – 1st Division – Panthers
  • 2nd – 3rd Division – Panthers
  • 4th – 5th Division – Cowboys
  • 6th – 8th Division – Cowboys
  • Girls Division – Patriots

Mike Austin Coach’s Award (Individual Players)
The criteria for the Michael Austin Coach’s Award includes the qualities of on-field sportsmanship, including fair play, respect for the game, coaches, refs and opponents, gives 100% to their team and has integrity in competition. The LFFL would like to recognize & reward the kids who exemplify the values and traits we are trying to teach and instill through our program, which are consistent with what Coach Michael Austin taught during his 30+ years coaching youth sports in Leominster.

On Championship Day, the players selected by their coaches participated in the Inaugural Sportsmanship Bowl (AFC vs. NFC). Those players are as follows:

2nd – 3rd Division
Dolphins
Alex Lara
Owen Parlin
Patriots
Roberto Nieves
Julio Morales
Raiders
Gianna Tata
Nathaniel Kinuthia
Jaoquin Cushinberry
Steelers
Maverick Diekan
Benjamin Viau
Jahdelyn Martinez
Bears
Brody Lanney
John Eckstein
Tatiana Rivera
Cowboys
Brady Watkins
Jase Powell
Panthers
Evan Spar
Michael Beaulac
Redskins
Jaeden Spinelli
Kelvan Connerty
Masyn Chester

4th – 5th Division
Bengals
Jaden Jenkins
Tyler Lafarier
Patriots
Trevor Pellechia
Breyden Sanchez
Raiders
Matthew Dietz
Rocco Saudelli
Steelers
Ashton Thao
Sawyer Corbin
Texans
Edris Ngabo
Edric Ngabo
Bucs
Lucas Vancelette
Jacob Nevarez
Cowboys
Carter Hanks
Devin Smith
Eagles
Grace King
Max Parisi
Giants
Christian Kelly
Tyler Celli
Packers
Jose Baez
Aaron Christopher

6th – 8th Division
Dolphins
Ivan Polanco
Cam Cote
Jets
Carter Lawrence
Samuel Bissonette
Patriots
Patrick Dunbar
Anthony Grosso
Raiders
Brandon Cummings
Ryan Fava
Ravens
Keelan Thao
Elliott Bean
Cardinals
Jack Fish
Owen Bashaw
Cowboys
Jordan Burwell
Darnell Woodson
Lions
Joey Simao
Chris Murnane
Panthers
Brady Spear
Javian Torres
Seahawks
Andy Brown
Jahziel Martinez

Congratulations to all the award recipients. We are proud of all their efforts & look forward to future presentations of the Sportsmanship Award.

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Registration for the 2017 Fall Season is now open on our website. The registration form is located on our homepage, however; for your convenience the direct registration links can be found at:

Pre-K registration
http://www.leominsterflagfootball.com/forms/14866-LFFL-Fall-2017-registration-Pre-K-

K-8
http://www.leominsterflagfootball.com/forms/14868-LFFL-Fall-2017-registration-K-8-

Games will be on Saturdays in the Fall & the season will start in September with the Playoffs/Championships in November. Pre-K Division cost is $40.00 and K-8 Division is $70.00 per player. If you have more than one player, receive a $10.00 discount for each additional player.

Also, thanks to the Sentinel & Enterprise for featuring the LFFL in their latest edition. To read the article, please visit:
http://www.sentinelandenterprise.com/highschoolsports/ci_31062897/flag-football-nearing-end-session

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to reach out to us.

Leominster Flag Football League
leominsternflflag@hotmail.com

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The LFFL is pleased to announce our new & improved 2017 Tournament Program!!!

The LFFL Board of Directors have formalized the program in order to better prepare our teams, provide all kids an opportunity to participate and improve the overall tournament experience for our players.

The attached document provides the following:

  • Program Background
  • Tournament Team breakdown
  • Tournament Dates/Locations
  • Player Selection Process
  • Opportunities for all Players
  • Program Cost
  • Contact info for the Program

Please review the attached & contact leominsternflflag@hotmail.com if you have any questions about the LFFL Tournament Program. Look forward to much success!