NEW LEAGUES WILL BRING YOUTH FLAG FOOTBALL OPPORTUNITIES TO ATHLETES IN SOUTH FLORIDA
ATLANTA, August 15, 2022 – NFL wide receiver Tyreek Hill has teamed up with NFL FLAG and the Miami Dolphins to bring the latest official NFL FLAG league, Tyreek Hill NFL FLAG Football, to South Florida. Tyreek Hill NFL FLAG Football will offer elementary and middle school boys and girls a one-of-a-kind flag football experience, access to premier playing facilities, Miami Dolphins and NFL FLAG gear and apparel, and exclusive content and training tips from Hill himself.
“Tyreek Hill NFL FLAG is a great way for elementary and middle school-aged girls and boys in South Florida to learn the fundamentals and transferrable life skills unique to the game of football,” said Roman Oben, NFL Vice President of Football Development. “What an exciting opportunity for young Dolphins fans to play a fast paced game and help grow the sport!”
“I would like to thank the NFL, NFL FLAG and the Miami Dolphins for providing me with this amazing opportunity,” said Hill. “I am dedicated to providing kids with opportunities that I didn’t have growing up and teaching them skills that they will need to be successful in life and in sports.”
“This league will be like no other,” he added. “We will be great, we will be fast, and we will be legendary. Cheetah, out.”
Participants of the Tyreek Hill NFL FLAG football league will have exclusive access to NFL FLAG’s quality programming, special events, and experiences hosted by the Miami Dolphins and Hill.
“It is great to see current NFL players like Tyreek getting involved in NFL FLAG,” said NFL FLAG Executive Director and RCX Sports CEO Izell Reese. “These leagues have allowed us to grow the sport and create more opportunities to introduce the game of flag football to young boys and girls across the country.”
The fall season will run from October 9 through December 4, 2022, with league play hosted exclusively on Sunday afternoons. League locations include Boca Raton, Fort Lauderdale, Hollywood/Cooper City, Palm City/Stuart, and Wellington/West Palm Beach, with more to be added throughout the year.
Registration is open until September 4. Space is limited and is expected to sell out. For more information, visit www.NFLFLAGTyreekHill.com.
With more than 1,600 locally operated leagues and over 500,000 youth athletes across all 50 states, NFL FLAG is a fun and accessible non-contact sport for youth ages 5-17. NFL FLAG is the only flag football league where players wear officially-licensed NFL gear.
Flag football is one of the fastest growing sports in the United States, with regular participation of more than three million youth and adults each year.
For more information and the latest news about NFL FLAG operated by RCX Sports, visit www.NFLFLAG.com.
ABOUT NFL FLAG
NFL FLAG is an NFL-licensed property of more than 1,600 locally operated leagues and over 500,000 youth athletes across all 50 states. NFL FLAG is a fun and accessible non-contact program available for girls and boys ages 5-17. Players benefit by being physically active through non-contact, continuous action while learning the fundamentals of football as well as lessons in teamwork and sportsmanship. RCX Sports is the official operator of NFL FLAG.
ABOUT RCX SPORTS
RCX Sports is the premier youth-sports experiences business, running and operating leagues, camps, combines, tournaments and events.
RCX works with professional leagues, national governing bodies, sports-centric businesses and brands to reimagine youth sports experiences. RCX produces events with world-class partners including the NFL, Jr. NBA, NAIA, Rivals.com and the 2022 World Games.
RCX is committed to improving the accessibility and inclusivity of sports by enhancing the youth sports experience and creating opportunities for all athletes to play. We believe sports have the power to transform lives and that every athlete should have the opportunity to experience the value of sports. For more information, visit www.rcxsports.com.