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2019 Inaugural Season....Take a look at what to expect!!!!

Welcome to Sterling Under the Lights

Registration is NOW OPEN for the 2020 SPRING Under the Lights flag football season. The SPRING season runs from April through June 12th, with games taking place on Friday nights at:

22281 S. Sterling Blvd
Sterling, VA 20164  

Under the Lights is the exclusive youth flag football partner of Under Armour, Inc.  The league is for both boys and girls of all skill levels and promotes a competitive, confidence building, non-contact football experience. 



One sibling will receive a $25 discount. After registering siblings, please email UA Flag Sterling at to receive your sibling discount. PLEASE NOTE THAT YOU CAN APPLY THE SIBLING DISCOUNT TO ONE SIBLING ONLY (Not valid for Early Bird Registration Pricing).

ALL Divisional Champions will receive an automatic bid to the UA Flag NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS being held July 31, August 1 & 2 


  • K-2nd Grade Division
  • 3rd-4th Grade Division 
  • 5th-6th Grade Division 
  • 7th-8th Grade Division 



  • Player receives an Under Armour game shirt and shorts
  • Head Coach receives an Under Armour 495 youth football
  • 7 game season plus playoffs or consolation games
  • 6 v 6 format on 25-30 yd wide x 50 yd long fields
  • NO pass rush, just a 4-6 second sack count. Emphasis on the pass game and run game limitations.
  • 9-10 player rosters so everyone plays every game!
  • Practices are held an hour before the games
  • NO Tryouts. NO Drafts. Rosters are formed by "friend" or "coach" request.  Single players will be placed on teams with some similarity and familiarity such as the same school, neighborhood, organization, etc. as the other players on the team. But teams will be balanced. 
  • ALL coaches are volunteer parents and NOT provided by Under the Lights
  • Trophies or Medals are awarded to the Champions of the grade/age division
  • Games played in the evenings when possible.
  • Food and music at the games

All refund requests must be submitted to the League Commissioner prior to specific dates:

  • FULL Refund issued prior to a uniform being ordered for a player
  • PARTIAL Refund less than $50 once uniform is ordered and prior to 1st game of the season
  • NO Refund issued after 1st game is played, non-negotiable


  • All coaches are volunteers and are not provided by Under the Lights Flag League.
  • All Coaches and Volunteers must provide the Commissioner of your league with a current Coaches certification and background check. Each certificate is valid for 1 calendar year. If you need to update or obtain both please use the following links:

Coaches Certification
Background Screens for Coaches and Volunteers

  • Safety is our main concern and goal for our players and we want to make sure we have proper and safe coaches.


Frequently Asked Questions

Sponsorship Opportunities Available

Sterling UA Flag Sponsorship Packages are available. Click below to connect with our marketing team. We will provide your company with visibility and the satisfaction of helping boys and girls of all skill levels increase their confidence while competing in an awarding non-contact football experience. 


Community Partners

League Commissioners

Darrell Jackson

April Taylor


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Volunteer Opportunities Available

Looking to get involved in the community and have a positive impact on Sterling, VA youth...from referees, scorekeepers, concession stand workers and more!  There are so many ways to make a difference email us if you would like to help.  

Internship Opportunities

The Sterling Youth Foundation is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization, whose mission is to engage youth through sports. We are looking for dedicated individuals who can lead our kids on and off the playing field.

We are looking for dedicated and responsible individuals who are looking to pursue a potential career in sports. Must be available on Friday evenings and have access to reliable transportation. Internship will take at Bill Allen Field House. Opportunity to work directly with Former NFL Players, Collegiate Administers, and Network with NOVA Sport Professionals.  Community service hours and college credit can be earned.