Upward Flag Football is a ministry designed to use flag football to teach each child about SALVATION, CHARACTER, and SELF-ESTEEM as they learn the skills of the game of flag football.
Upward Flag Football is for players Kindergarten through 8th Grade. Cheerleading for flag football is for cheerleaders Pre-Kindergarten (age 4 by September 1) through 5th Grade. Many players participate in the Upward Sports programs with First Baptist Oviedo from around the community. You can learn more about Upward Sports at Upward.org.
All teams will be co-ed and divided by grade depending on the number of registrants. Each team will have one practice during the week, on Tuesday or Thursday, and a game each Saturday. The season will include 6-8 games as the schedule permits. All league events will be at Lawton Elementary School across the street OR in the Christian Life Center gym here on campus.
Once you register, you can expect to receive immediate email confirmation of your registration. You will want to "like First Baptist Oviedo Upward Sports" on facebook. A Parent Informational Brochure will be emailed to you closer to the close of registration. Save the date Tuesday, March 4 for our Combine event 5:00 - 7:30 p.m. A coach will contact you soon after the Combine event to welcome you to the team.
Registration: $100 (deadline February 23, 2014)
$10 Late Fee for Registrations after February 23 and only available if space permits. All Scholarship Requests can be found at the end of the online registration form and must be received by February 23 in order to qualify for consideration.
Jersey, shorts, practice t-shirt, trophy and end-of-season surprise will be provided for all registered players at no additional cost. Other optional costs associated with the league are pictures and any concession stand items or team snacks you choose to purchase.
2014 Upward Flag Football Schedule
Flag Football and Cheerleading Combine Event:
Tuesday, March 4 – 5:00-7:30 p.m. in the First Baptist Oviedo, Christian Life Center Gym.
If you are interested in coaching your child’s team, please indicate so on your registration and plan to stay after the Combine for the Coaches’ Meeting 7:30-8:30 p.m. All head coaches must be regular attenders of First Baptist Oviedo for at least six months.
Everyone will practice Saturday, March 22, then practices will be Tuesdays or Thursdays, March 25 - May 8; one hour at 5:30 or 6:30 p.m.
Seminole County Easter Break is Monday-Friday March 17-21.
Orange County Easter Break is Monday-Friday March 24-28.
You can make a request for a certain practice night on your registration form if you need to and we will make every effort to accommodate your schedule.
Saturdays, March 29 - May 10 (no games Saturday of Easter weekend, April 19).
Game 3 - Saturday, April 12, 2014 (yes, you will still have a game on that day!)
Team/individual pictures will be taken and you will have the opportunity, but are not obligated, to purchase. You can view picture samples at magicmemoriesinc.com. Your child will still have a game after the pictures are taken.
Saturday, May 10 after your game.
For further information or with any questions please contact us:
call 407.365.3484 x148 or