BRISTOL, Va. (WJHL) – Registration will soon be open for Bristol, Virginia’s NFL Flag Football league and team players are encouraged to sign up.

According to a flyer from the city’s Parks and Recreation Department, registration begins July 25 for several divisions:

  • Kindergarten-1st Grade
  • 2nd-3rd Grade
  • 4th-5th Grade
  • 6th-8th Grade
  • 9th-12th Grade
  • Adult

Once registration is complete, payment is required by August 15. After that, players will be drafted into their team on August 26.

The league’s first game will take place at Sugar Hollow Park on September 12, and its last will be November 5.

The league follows NFL Flag Football rules, which keeps a focus on teamwork and community development alongside youth fitness. Registration for each player is $30, and according to the flyer, uniform costs are separate.

For more information regarding schedules and costs, contact Shawn Ruefer at 276-645-7373 or email