Certified Officials.

Your game will be refereed by 2-4 Officials. Comeback Officials must complete comprehensive classroom and on the field training. Head “White Hat” Officials typically have 5-15 years of Flag Football Referee Experience. Put simply, you are not going to find friendlier, more experienced referees anywhere in the state, it’s our guarantee!

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Field Size. Equipment

Men’s & COED Non Contact Leagues are played on 67 x 40 yard field with Multiple Games being played at Once. Scope out the competition and enjoy great game day atmosphere! Men’s 8 on 8/ 9 on 9 Blocking Allowed Leagues are played on soccer & full sizes High School Football Fields!

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Gametime. Format

Comeback Games are played with 2-Twenty-Two Minute Halves. The clock is running in the 1st Half and stops for the 2 Minute Warning and thereafter in the 2nd Half. Men’s 7 on 7 Leagues are played with 7 players on the field. Coed Leagues are Played with 8 Players on the Field (3 of which need to be female). Men’s- Blocking Allowed Leagues also played in 8 on 8 & 9 on 9 Formats.

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The Comeback Flag Football Formula

  • Simple Online Registration

    Register online as an individual or team captain. We handle the rest.

  • Experienced Referees.

    2-3 on your field. Ensuring the best game time experience.

  • Skill Divisions for All

    From coed leagues, to 7 on 7 leagues, and onto full field blocking leagues. We have it all.

  • Really Organized.

    Online schedules/ standings, and exciting championship tournament play.

Flag Football League Format

Comeback Offers The Largest Variety of Flag Football Leagues around! We have Multiple Skill Divisions for Everyone, from those just in it for the drinks after the game to that guy who claims he used to play in NFL. Get Registered as a Team or Individual Today! Just have a Group of Friends? No problem, Sign Up as Individuals and We’ll Place You on the Same Team!

Game Regulations

The Basics:

  • Men’s League (7 on 7) Co-Ed (5 on 5) Players (2 Female 3 Men)
  • Men’s 8 on 8 Blocking Allowed. (8 Male Players)
  • Team Jerseys- Light vs. Dark (Teams will be designated light or dark for each game)
  • Flag belts provided by Comeback
  • Teams will play two 20 minute halves, with a running clock for the first half of play.
  • Ball must be snapped back to QB to start play. Sideways/ Shotgun snap recommended (unless you have a affinity for bending over on all fours)
  • Rushing the QB-Each play will have a 5 count rush count (for non contact 7v7 and Coed 5v5) before a defender is allowed to cross the line of scrimmage.

Field Dimensions

  • 7v7 Men’s: Length of High School Regulation Field Played Across. 67 x 35 yards. (Hamburger ways)
  • 5v5 Coed Field Length: 67 x 25 yards.
  • 8v8 Men’s: Full Football Field
  • First Down: cones spaced 10 yrs. Must pass 2 cones for a 1st down.
Scoring. Penalties

Scoring

  • 6 point touchdowns. Chance to go for 1 or 2 point conversion.
  • Going for 1: 3 yards from goal line. Going for two: 5 yards from goal line/ Bottom of numbers.
  • Interceptions on any point after Touchdown try can be returned for 2 points.

Common Penalties / Flag Football Specific

  • Contact Related- No Blocking at line of scrimmage or down-field is allowed. Blocking/” Bump & Run” Coverage IS Allowed in our Premier-Blocking Allowed Leagues.
  • Pass Interference- There is no such thing as an uncatchable ball, contact by offense or defense while ball is in the air is considered P.I. (with the exception of incidental contact).

Comeback Flag Rules Differ From Common Football Norms

  • 1 foot = Inbounds Only 1 foot is needed inbounds with a controlled catch.
  • Illegal Contact- Offensive / Defensive. A player cannot create contact with opposing player.
  • First Downs: Must cross two cones from where the ball is spotted with exception of being within 1 cone of the end zone.
  • Fumbles cannot be advanced. Once the ball hits the ground it is considered a dead ball.

Coed Specific Rules

  • A female player must be involved in every third play. Female Play is defined as:Any play where the ball is touched by a woman, with the exception of a spiked ball or a play in which female does not make a reasonable attempt to advance the ball.

Full Rulebooks & “Quick & Sweet Player Summary” will be provided at time of registration!

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People Love Comeback Flag Football

Choose from our Popular Leagues. Men’s 7 on 7 [High Scoring-Fast Paced] Men’s 8 on 8 [Full-Field- Special Teams Included!] 5 on 5 Coed Leagues! Don’t forget about the Tournament of Champions this SEPTEMBER!

    Questions?

    Have questions about getting registered?

    Register Online as an Individual or Team

    • Register as An Individual (We Form a Great Team For You)
    • Register as a small group (We ensure everyone is on the same team)
    • Team Captains can invoice their players
    • Comeback handles automated game reminders
    • Make $50 Team Deposit to Register Team
    • Help getting together your team
    • Full season schedule online
    • Interactive Standings/ League Message Wall