One Special Olympics Minnesota athlete carries a football while another reaches for his flag

Flag football Information

Tournament dates are Friday, October 22 and Saturday, October 23 at the HealthEast Sports Center in Woodbury, MN

Important note: If SOMN is still in the Orange phase for Return to Play, we will be unable to hold a team play tournament because direct contact sports are not allowed in the Orange phase. In this situation, we will offer an outdoor individual Punt, Pass & Kick event on Saturday, October 23 as the competition option. A decision will be made on September 27 regarding the status of the tournament and flag football delegations will be notified at that time.

Quota Survey due Friday, September 24
Online Registration is currently open and due Sunday, October 3
Team Information Page due Sunday, October 3 (please fill out one per flag football team)
Paperwork due Sunday, October 17
Divisions and game schedule will be sent out to delegations on Friday, October 8

Each flag football team will play two games. Divisions A – D will play on Friday evening October 22 from 6pm-9pm. Divisions E – Z will play on Saturday October 23.

No meals will be provided this year. The concession stand at the venue has limited availability with long lines. Plan to bring your own food or purchase food off-site. No food or drink besides water is allowed in the fieldhouse.

Healthy Athletes will offer Special Smiles and Healthy Hearing on Saturday, October 23 from 10am-2pm.

Flag Football Handbook and Rules