Campus Recreation

30th Annual Southern Atlantic
Flag Football Championships

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General Information/Forms

Unfortunately, due to low team numbers, this year's event has been cancelled.

This tournament is not restricted to league champions or limited to a certain number of teams from any one school. It is open to junior colleges, community colleges, four year universities, military teams, and unified teams.

Players must be enrolled in 1/2 credits required for full-time status as determined by your institution. (12 hours= full time; player must be enrolled in 6 hours)

*NOTE*: Players graduating in December and enrolled in less than the above should contact the tournament host to request a waiver. The information must be presented in writing and approved by the Registrar and Intramural Sports Director.

Champions from each division (Men's, Women's, Co-Rec) will receive their entry fee paid to the NIRSA National Championships in January 2023.

Entry Fee

All payment must be in the form of a credit card, certified check, money order, or university check. Please do not mail cash or a personal check.

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NOTE: Your credit card will not be charged until we approve the payment.

NOTE: Entries and payment must be received by November 16th. If special considerations are needed please let us know in advance. Any team with an unpaid fee after this date will be dropped from the tournament field.

Fees are not refundable after November 11th. Requests must be submitted in writing by this date.

Tournament Meetings

All Meetings will be held on Friday, November 18th.

Official's & Official's Staff Check-In: Friday, November 18th, 1 - 4pm, Recreational Field Complex

Official's Meeting: Friday, November 18th, 4pm, Recreational Field Complex Meeting Room

Tournament Staff Check-in: Friday, November 18th, 1-4pm, Recreational Field Complex

Team Check-In: TBD, Recreational Field Complex

Captain's Meeting: TBD, Recreational Field Complex Meeting Room

Rules/Game Schedules
Games will be played under NIRSA rules. This will be a 3 or 4 team pool play tournament with the top two teams out of each pool advancing to a single elimination playoff. A draw will be held to determine team placement in the bracket once pool play is concluded on Saturday, November 20th.

Tournament Forms:

All forms except the Waiver and Code of Conduct should be submitted to: turnerdt@uncw.edu

Entry Application - Due by November 15th (Please type)
Team Roster - Due by November 15th (Please type)
Military Player Certification - Due by November 15th (Please type)
Unified Team Player Certification - Due by November 15th (Please type)
*NOTE: Roster changes after this date will be subject to a change fee of $25*

Submit the following forms with hand written signatures on November 19th.

Participant Waiver - Submit during team check-in. Must be signed by each participant on the team.

Participant Waiver for Students under the age of 18 - Submit during team check-in. Must be signed by the student and their parent/guardian.

NIRSA Code of Conduct- Submit during team check-in.  Must be signed by each participant on the team

Rosters
NOTE: Emailed rosters are accepted but registrar approved rosters must be presented during team check-in on Friday, November 19th.

Men's / Women's rosters are limited to 15 players and co-rec rosters are limited to 16 players. Final Rosters must be received no later than November 15th.

All roster additions received after November 15th will be charged $25. This includes any added players to an existing roster.

Volunteer Staff & Officials 

Professional staff and students interested in attending the tournament as a staff member or as a student official are invited to apply for positions through the NIRSA Championship Series (external link) and the volunteer form.  Student officials applications are due by October 28, 2022. Two state tournaments, Georgia & North Carolina, will receive automatic bids for the top student official at their respective tournaments.

NIRSA Championship Series Applications
Flag Football Staff Open Close
APPLY FOR REGIONAL FLAG FOOTBALL DIRECTOR POSITIONS (external link) Closed Closed
APPLY FOR REGIONAL FLAG FOOTBALL STAFF POSITIONS (external link) Closed

Closed

APPLY FOR REGIONAL FLAG FOOTBALL OFFICIALS POSITIONS (external link) Sept. 1 Oct 28

If you have questions regarding staffing or officiating at the tournament, please contact turnerdt@uncw.edu