FLAG FOOTBALL

RAA Flag Football News

RAA Flag Football League is open to all area girls and boys in grades 3 through 6. We do NOT limit participation in our program to only Oakmont and Verona residents. The season begins in September and ends in late October.

Flag Football Information

  • It is a recreational league with the objective to give kids a basic understanding of the game of football.
  • It is a great introduction to the game with an emphasis on fun.
  • The RAA provides shirts and mouth guards for players. Players MUST wear mouth guards to be eligible to play.
  • Players are responsible for their own shorts and shoes.
  • Molded (plastic) cleats are recommended. No metal cleats are allowed.

3-4 Grade

Boys & Girls

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  • NEED BULLETS
  • Position names and locations
  • Basic fielder assignments
  • Base running basics
  • Batter's box orientation
  • Batting stance/grip
  • Direct downward swing plane
  • Basic catching zones
  • Glove position (forehand/backhand/high/low)
  • Fielding grounders
  • Proper ball grip
  • Proper throw
  • Playing catch correctly
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5-6 Grade

Boys & Girls

Overview message about this specific devision goes right here.

  • NEED BULLETS
  • Improve T-Ball concepts
  • Force outs vs. tag outs
  • Intermediate base running & decisions
  • Intermediate fielder assignments
  • Basic load in sync with live pitcher (gentle coach-pitch)
  • Defensive situational awareness

6th Grade Travel

Boys

Overview message about this specific devision goes right here.

  • NEED BULLETS
  • Improve Youth concepts
  • Comfort with hard ball
  • Machine-pitching (more velocity and distance)
  • Catching fly balls/basic OF skills
  • Moving to field ground balls
  • Extra base hits and base running/sliding
  • Pitch selection
  • Catcher position & safety
  • Cutoffs/relays
  • Tagging up
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