NORCAL

FLEX FOOTBALL IS HERE

The only 9v9 Limited-Contact Leagues in Northern California

Built and designed by NFL players and industry experts that shared America’s love for football. Their collective knowledge and perspective created a creative solution for today's, and tomorrow's game. The mission, to serve players, coaches and parents by being the most authentic and influential voice in football. Flex Football’s 9v9 style provides a game like feel in which there is NO HEAD OR SHOULDER CONTACT AND NO TACKLING. Players are focused on proper fundamentals and understanding the game.

  • A NEW WAY TO ENTER THE GAME OF FOOTBALL
  • A SMARTER WAY TO EXPERIENCE FOOTBALL
  • A SAFER WAY TO DEVELOP AS A FOOTBALL PLAYER
  • A LEAGUE IDEAL FOR ALL TYPES OF PLAYERS; BIG OR SMALL / FIRST-TIMERS OR VETS

FLEX GAMEPLAY

Flex Football™ is the pro-inspired 9v9 game format that utilizes the NFL’s practice philosophy of high-tempo, low-impact play. Flex provides superior football development mentally and physically. Game was created for existing tackle players, flag player looking to take their game to the next level, and or new players looking to get into football for the first time. Flex Football is a TOUCH football program that includes blocking so we can teach players proper techniques at an earlier age. We will be able to give a realistic, game like experience, without the impacts, keeping our players fresh in the offseason, and get new players for the fall. There is a reason why all NFL teams utilize this style of play in their non-contact practices.

  • 9v9 format
  • Offense: 1 QB, 3 OL, 5 Eligible Skill players
  • Defense: 2 DL, 3 LBs, 4 DBs
  • All positions accounted for
  • Traditional 1st downs
  • 2-hand touch to ‘down’ a ball carrier
  • Focuses on the run and pass game

PHILOSOPHY

OPEN PARTICIPATION

Boys and Girls 6-14 are welcome! No previous football experience required. No tryouts. Everyone will play

GRADE-BASED

We firmly believe having participants play within their grade level accomplishes the most 'symmetry' within an age range. We feel kids are best served in the game of football with kids of their relative development.

COMPETITIVE PLAY

Score will be kept, playoffs will occur, champions will be crowned. Kids will learn the lessons of how to handle adversity and success.

EQUIPMENT

Playing Flex Football™ requires the use of soft-shell “Flex Gear”. This is the same gear utilized by the NFL and college teams during their “flex practices”; run at high-tempo with low-impact and no head or shoulder contact. All kids will be required to wear a soft-shell helmet and soft shoulder pad. We have acquired an exclusive discount with Rocksolid “Flex Gear”. They are the official Flex Gear provider of NFX and the only gear made specifically for football.

SANTA CLARITA

DATES • TIMES • LOCATIONS

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LOCATIONS

North Bay Site Details

Season Dates:

  • May 12th - June 9th
  • First Practice May 5th
  • No games on Memorial day

Games:

  • Played at Marin Catholic
  • On Sundays

Mountain House Site Details

Season Dates:

  • May 12th - June 9th
  • First Practice May 5th
  • No games on Memorial day

Games:

  • Played at Mountain House High School
  • On Sundays

Santa Clara Site Details

Season Dates:

  • May 12th - June 9th
  • First Practice May 5th
  • No games on Memorial day

Games:

  • Played at Townsend Field
  • On Sundays

DETAILS

With NFX Leagues, not only will players gain the experience of the pros, but PARENTS are able to maintain your busy schedule.

  • Ages: 6-14
  • Only 1-2 practices per week locally
  • Games start every hour on the hour on Sundays
  • 7 week season

CONTACT

nfxnorcal@nationalflexfootball.com

NEWS & UPDATES

AN EXCLUSIVE FLEX 9v9 TOURNAMENT

The end of the season will conclude with a premier Flex 9v9 tournament, location TBD and any NFX league teams get exclusive discount pricing.

We are Proud to Support the Rest of the Youth Football Community

The NFX NorCal Sites are proud to have the support of the youth football leagues in the surrounding Northern California areas. We support other youth football organizations with pricing discounts. Contact us to find out how to affiliate!

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