Seahawks win Washington flag football league from Russell Wilson

The Seahawks and NFL FLAG team up to organize leagues in a number of cities in Puget Sound as well as one in eastern Washington.

SEATTLE – Seattle’s National Football League (NFL) franchise aims to “reinvent” Washington State youth flag football with the new Seattle Seahawks Football League.

The new league, which the Seahawks are renaming from the FLAG Russell Wilson NFL, will host leagues in a number of Puget Sound cities, as well as a league based in the Tri-Cities area in eastern Washington.

“The Seahawks are thrilled to partner with NFL FLAG to launch this new league, which will make flag football programs even more accessible to all young people in our community,” said Jeff Richards, vice president of marketing and community involvement in a statement. “Flag football is the perfect way for young athletes of all ages and abilities to come together to play the game in a fun and interactive way, and we’re excited to use our platform to support the growth of girls’ football programs and boys across our region for years to come.

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Boys and girls between the ages of 4 and 14 will be able to participate in the fall 2022 season, with registration open until July 31. The seven-week season will feature games exclusively on Saturday and Sunday afternoons.

League locations for the upcoming season include Seattle, Renton, Kent, Bothell, Tacoma, Sammamish and Bellevue, as well as the previously mentioned Tri-Cities league.

Participants will be able to compete in the NFL FLAG Tournament Series and participate in the NFL FLAG National Championships.

The Seahawks will provide access to team facilities in Renton (Virginia Mason Athletic Center) and Seattle (Lumen Field) as well as opportunities to meet current and former players as well as dancers and team mascots.

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