State Flag Football Tournament

Flag FootballMore than 300 athletes on 27 teams will hit the gridiron at the 2016 State Flag Football Tournament on Saturday, Nov. 5, at Lexington Catholic High School. It is the first time Lexington Catholic has hosted a Special Olympics Competition.

Games will get underway in Joseph K. Ford Stadium on the Lexington Catholic campus beginning at 9 am and willc ontinue through the final matchups at 3:15 pm. Teams will compete for titles in eight divisions.

To qualify for the State Tournament, teams must compete in at least one Regional Tournament, which will be held between late September and mid-October.

See the 2016 State Tournament Brackets.

Flag football is the newest team sport in the Special Olympics Kentucky program. It was first offered in 2010 and was instantly very popular throughout the state. For several years the State Tournament was part of the State Summer Games lineup; however, last year flag football moved to the more traditional fall season and became a stand alone event for the first time.

See photos from the 2015 State Tournament

 For more information about the SOKY Flag Football Program or to volunteer for one of the Regionals or the State Games, please contact Hunter Brislin at (800) 633-7403 or hbrislin@soky.org.

2015 State Flag Football Champions

B-Blue Division – Louisville Flyers B
B-Green Division – Pitt Cowboys
B-Red Division – Muhlenberg Stallions
1A-Blue Division – Muhlenberg Broncos
1A-Green Division – Russellville Rush
1A-Red Division – Hardin County Hot Rods

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