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Flag-Football

ATTENTION:

If you’re planning to participate in Unified Flag Football this season you MUST BE AT PRACTICE on Sunday, September 9th, from 4:00 -6:00 pm at the Henry Sibley High School Track in Mendota Heights. ATHLETES – if you have not already done so, complete the UNIFIED FLAG FOOTBALL Registration form under the registration tab.   The deadline for team registration to Special Olympics of MN is September 9th – if I don’t know that you are planning to participate by then, it will be too late!  NO EXCEPTIONS!

Contact MARCIE with questions by Friday before 3pm, at: mpadgett@cityofapplevalley.org

Flag-football is part of Special Olympics Minnesota Unified Sports, which combines athletes with and without disabilities on the same team. By participating together, athletes and partners improve their physical fitness, sharpen their skills, challenge the competition and overcome prejudices about intellectual disabilities.  The Flag Football season runs from August to mid October.

DATES

Sundays
August 19, 26;
September  2, 9, 16,  23, 30;
October 7, 14, 21

TIME:

1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

NEW LOCATION! 

Haskell Park, 975 Sperl Street, West St Paul, MN 55118  (there is a chance that we’ll move to the Henry Sibley High School football field after the first practice on August 19).  But, plan to be at Haskell Park on the 19th.

Our flag-football team participates in two competitions: the Area Tournament and the State Competition. Athletes must participate in the Area Tournament if they plan to advance to the State Competition.

Area 12-13 Flag Football Tournament

Saturday, September 29
West St. Paul Sports Dome
1655 Livingston Ave, West St Paul, MN 55118

 

State Flag Football Tournament

Friday Night – Sunday, October 26-28, 2018
HealthEast (Bielenberg) Sports Center
4125 Radio Drive, Woodbury, MN 55129

It is important for athletes to register for participation, whether competing in both the area and state level competitions, or just at the area meet. Don’t forget you also need an up-to-date application with Special Olympics of Minnesota.

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Choose one or two events

  • Individuals
  • Doubles (two athletes playing together) *
  • Unified Partners (one athlete and one partner without a disability) *

* you can only choose one of these two

Marcie Padgett
MPadgett@ci.apple-valley.mn.us