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Welcome to Chatham Under the Lights

Registration is OPEN for 2022 Spring Under the Lights flag football season. The Spring season runs from May through June, with games taking place at:

Chatham-Kent Secondary School
285 McNaughton Ave E
Chatham Ont
 

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 from Grades JK to Grades 10 and promotes a competitive, confidence building, non-contact football experience.

FOR MORE INFORMATION SELECT REGISTER NOW!

REGISTRATION FEES:

  • Regular Registration $175 + Fees 
  • Late Registration $225 + Fees (Begins April 25th, 2022)

LEAGUE SCHEDULE:

  • Skills & Drills / Week of May 2nd (either Wed or Fri TBD)
  • Season Begins / Week of May 16th (either Wed's or Fri's TBD)
  • Championship Week / Week of June 20th (Wed & Fri)
  • Please note that we are considering both Wed and Fri nights as options to run our program (A survey will be sent out in the near future).
  • Please call or email as per the Commissioner Info above for more information

GENERAL LEAGUE FORMAT:

  • Player receives a Under Armour game uniform
  • Head Coach receives a youth football
  • 6 -9 game season including 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- 12 player rosters so everyone plays every game!
  • Practices are held a hour before the games
  • NO Tryouts. NO Drafts. Rosters are formed by "friend" or "coach" request. Teams are not evened out by skill since there are no skill assessments.
  • Single players will be placed on teams with some similarity and familiarity such as same school, neighborhood, organization, etc. as the other players on the team.
  • ALL coaches are volunteer parents and NOT provided by Under the Lights
  • Trophies are awarded to the Champions of the grade/age division
  • Games played in the evenings when possible.
  • Food at the games

REFUND POLICY:

We at Under the Lights Flag offer the following refunds within these specific timelines. All refund requests must be submitted by email to your League Commissioner.

  • FULL or 100% registration fee refund if requested before uniforms are ordered for the league which occurs 4 weeks prior to kickoff.  Banking and Service Fees are Non Refundable
  • HALF or 50% registration fee refund if requested after uniforms are ordered and prior to the 1st game of the season Banking and Service Fees are Non Refundable
  • NO REFUND request submitted and processed after the 1st game of the season
  • In the event that the Under the Lights Flag season is canceled prior to the 4th game of the season due to an unforeseen event such as a COVID19 outbreak, then HALF or 50% registration fee refund will be processed. If the season is canceled after the 4th game of the season due to an unforeseen event such as a COVID19 outbreak, NO REFUND will be processed.

COACHES AND VOLUNTEERS:

  • 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

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

FAQ's

Frequently Asked Questions

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League Commissioner

Selwyn Jordan

Phone: 519-351-6662

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