League age is defined as the age of your child on August 1st of the registration year. Please check popwarner.com for the League’s age and weight limits as determined by the county.
Practice is allowed to begin on August 1st. Your coach will notify you when he wants to start. Practices will go through the playoffs and could go into December.
When schools start, practice is typically 3 nights per week in the younger divisions and up to four nights in the older divisions. Practices typically last approximately 2 to 2.5 hours and parents are required to stay at the practice site at all times.
Practices are held at Viera Regional Park
Home games are played at Viera Regional Park. Away games are played throughout Brevard and Volusia county. Games are played on Saturdays.
Online registration will begin May 1st online. The cost is $230.00, this includes just about everything you need for game days.
Players will need their own practice pants (with pads), practice jersey, mouthpiece and cleats. Cups are not required, but can be used at the parents discretion. The league will provide a home and away game jersey, game pants (with pads), helmet and shoulder pads. Players will get to keep the game jerseys at the end of the season. WE DO NOT PROVIDE PRACTICE PANTS, MOUTHPIECES, CUPS, OR CLEATS!
Yes, if he is league age 14 or younger.
Our rules are based on NFL Flag rules with some modifications.
Registration typically begins in April and runs through late July. There will be several ‘in person’ registrations. You will be able to also register online. Check the homepage for more info about registration.
Registration is $105.00 per player.
Practice begins in early August (or late July depending on the coach) with games beginning in early September. The regular season runs through mid November followed by playoffs which can last into early December.
Practices are during the week. Prior to the season practices are 2 times a week. Practice times during the week typically begin around 5:30pm and run about an hour. During the pre-season there may also be weekend practices. Your child’s coach will give you more info on the exact time and location of practices.
Flag games are played on Saturday’s (usually starting in the morning and game runs through early afternoon). Each team may play one weekday game during the season.
All games are played at Viera Regional Park.
No weight limits in any of the age groups will be used.
Cleats and a mouth guard. Mouth guards are required to play flag football. Cleats are highly recommended. Soccer cleats will work fine!
The league supplies uniforms which include a performance shirt and a Soft Helmet rental.
Fall Flag is a slightly longer season and runs concurrently with the SVYFL Tackle/Cheer seasons (Aug-Dec). Fall Flag is basically a feeder/training league for SVYFL Tackle. We groom and teach our kids to prepare them for tackle. Spring Flag is a non-contact league for all kids that run Jan-Mar. Teams are smaller and the games are faster. Age limits are 5-17 years old. Leagues are divided up by age group.
In recent years we have implemented a coaches draft system to evaluate and evenly select athletes for more competitive and balanced teams. You can send requests to a coach you know to ask them to draft your athlete.
Registration price is $250 and covers the Game Day uniform rental, hair bow Spirit pack and pom poms. Parents will be responsible for the purchase of cheer shoes. We will have more information on where to purchase cheer shoes at a later date.
Cheer begins August 1st and could go through November with travel to multiple levels of the end of season competitions.
All practices will be held at Viera Regional Park. Practices are during the week with the days at the discretion of the coach. Prior to the season practices are 2 times a week. Closer to competition practice will increase according to the coach. Games for teams cheering for tackle football will be on Saturday’s. Our league plays teams from as far south as Palm Bay or as far north as Flagler Beach.
This matrix changes frequently. Please visit the Pop Warner website to view latest matrix HERE.
If you would like to become a flag coach, please use the contact us page and specify what you’d like to volunteer for or email Cheer@svyfl.com.