State Flag Football Tournament

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Marshall county flag football player runs with the ball at the 2021 State Flag Football TournamentMore than 200 athletes will hit the gridiron at the 2023 State Flag Football Tournament on Saturday, Nov. 4, at Tates Creek High School in Lexington. It will be the sixth time Tates Creek has hosted the State Tournament, including the Run, Pass and Catch competition that replaced the State Tournament in 2020. Last year’s Tournament had to be cancelled due to weather.

Games will get underway beginning at 9 am.

2023 State Flag Football Tournament Brackets

To qualify for the State Tournament, teams must compete in at least one Regional Tournament, which are held in October, and place first or second in their division.

See photos from the 2021 State Flag Football Tournament

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. The sport moved to the traditional fall season in 2015.

Year-Round Partners

Jersey Mike's
Texas Roadhouse
Toyota Motor Corporation

Program Partner

Kentucy's TOuchstone Energy Cooperatives