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Boys and Girls can be on a REAL NFL football team! Sort of

Jul 26, 2013 -- 2:31pm

Boys and girls from five to fourteen years old can play on an NFL flag football team again this year. Recreation Coordinator for Cape Girardeau parks and Rec, Chris Eastridge says this program is growing quickly! The kids are divided by age after registration and then in a draft to decide final team placement. He tells KZIM KSIM you can sign up your little athletes through August 16th with games on Saturday afternoons in September and October… and it is very close to the real NFL deal! This is a national program so when the entry fee is paid the NFL gives your child a replica jersey, flags, and a flag belt. If you're on the COWBOYS or Broncos ow whichever team your jersey will be just like the pros wear! This is flags only! No full contact! Teams are guaranteed eight games unless we get inclement weather. The season ends with a “Flag Bowl” in October. Call Eastridge at 339-6788 with questions or sign up at the Arena building or Osage Center in Cape. 

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