Playing the game

What is Flag Football?

What is Flag Football

A fun and fast introduction to the sport of American Football, Flag is a non tackle, non padded version of the game and is growing in popularity across the country.

Flag Football for schools

Flag Football for schools

Looking to add a new sport to your curriculum? The inclusivity of Flag Football has seen many children be re-engaged with sport with AFD’s unique football programs.

6 Flag™

Specifically designed for primary school children, 6Flag™ is a fun non-tackle introduction to American Football and has been specifically designed to work with the National Curriculum at KS2 level.

8 Flag®

8Flag® is a further development of the 6Flag™ primary school game which can be played from KS3 into adult participation.



From Primary school challenge days to Secondary School inter school competitions we’re setting up flag events across the country. Sign up for one today.

Experience Days

Experience days

Fancy an afternoon or a whole day to get a feel for American Football involving a range of age groups? What could be better than a football experience day?