Upward Sports – Flag Football League

Upward Sports – Flag Football League

About Upward Sports

Upward Sports helps church leaders leverage the power of sports to connect with families in their community. Our mission is promoting the discovery of Jesus through sports.

Since 1995, millions of young athletes across the United States have participated in sports programs run by churches using Upward Sports as a strategy to impact their communities.

Our Mission

Promoting the Discovery of Jesus Through Sports.


Flag football is a growing alternative to full contact football that teaches basic skills and concepts of the game. Upward Flag Football programs are designed to introduce young athletes to the game while providing a safe environment to grow in the sport.

Upward Flag Football teaches athletes the fundamental skills of the game while instilling healthy competition amongst the teams. Whether participating in leagues or clinics, athletes are sure to gain an understanding of the sport and further develop their technique and motor skills.

Registration Information

Register Online by selecting here: ONLINE REGISTRATION

The early registration cost per child for flag football is $70;
after September 8, the cost is $80.

Deadline for registration is September 15.
Flag Football shorts are included at no additional cost.


Everyone must attend one flag football evaluation. They will take place at the Mike Mills Field at Wightman United Methodist Church as follows:

Boys and Girls 1st and 2nd Grade
Sunday, September 15, between 3:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m.
Boys and Girls 3rd and 4th Grade
Sunday, September 15, between 4:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m.

Program Schedule:

First Practice: Sunday, October 6, 2019
First Game: Sunday, October 20, 2019
Awards Celebration: TBD

For More information – please use this form to contact Mary-Mac Richards

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