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Experience the Best of Flag Football in Garner, NC

Garner Sports League Flag Football. Fall and Spring. Ages 3-14.

THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS!

About GSL Football

Welcome to GSL Football, a proud division of Garner Sports League (GSL), a 501(c)(3) organization committed to enriching the lives of kids in Garner, NC, and its surrounding areas. At GSL Football, we're passionate about promoting physical activity, teamwork, and sportsmanship in a fun and safe environment.

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Our Mission

GSL Football is on a mission to provide an exceptional youth sports experience. We believe in the power of sports to shape character, instill discipline, and create lifelong memories. Our commitment extends beyond the field as we strive to foster a love for the game and instill valuable life skills in our young athletes.

Flag Football in Focus

Recognizing a community need, GSL Football proudly introduced flag football to our lineup of youth sports under the GSL umbrella. Our inaugural flag football season in Fall 2023 was a resounding success, with over 100 kids participating. Then, the spring 2024 season more than doubled to over 215 kids. This positive response reaffirms our dedication to meeting the evolving needs of our community.

Continuous Improvement

At GSL Football, we value feedback and actively seek ways to improve. We are dedicated to refining our programs, adjusting to the needs of our players and families, to ensure that every child has the greatest football experience possible.

Flag football enthusiasts, rejoice! GSL Football offers exciting flag football seasons in both the fall and the spring. Join us as we create a dynamic and engaging environment for your child to learn, grow, and excel on the football field.

Flag Football Seasons
Join the GSL Family

Whether your child is a seasoned player or just starting their football journey, GSL Football welcomes all. Experience the thrill of flag football with GSL, where the focus is not only on the game but also on building character, fostering teamwork, and creating a community of football enthusiasts.

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Age Groups

Photography

Visit the link below to purchase your child's individual, team, or action shots from this season.

WHAT TO EXPECT

  • Welcome All Ages: GSL Flag Football is open to boys AND girls ages 3-14, providing a dynamic and inclusive environment for every young athlete.

  • Fall 2024 Registration: Exciting news! Registration for the upcoming fall 2024 season is now open.

  • Registration Perks: Each registered athlete receives a customized jersey and shorts, ensuring they look and feel like part of the team. Additionally, registration covers their banquet meal plus one guest!

  • Multi-Player Discount: GSL Football offers a multi-child discount for every additional child that is registered

Player Evaluations/ Meet Your Coach
  • Dates: TBD

  • Location: Join us at the Mt Herman Church practice field for a chance to showcase skills and have a blast.

  • Coaches: Get an opportunity to meet your coach and team. Get to know each other and play a little football.

Age Group Breakdowns
Practice and Games
Team Selection
  • Practice Schedule: 6U, 8U, 10U, and 13U will have two 1-hour practices during the weekdays at Mt Herman Church practice field starting late August, 2024. Practices will be on either Mondays, Tuesdays, or Thursdays at 6 pm or 7 pm. Practice times are based on coach availability.

  • Game Days: Enjoy 6 regular-season games and 1 championship/consolation game

  • Rain Dates: We've got you covered! Two rain dates are scheduled into the calendar in case they are needed.

  • Expectation: All players that are signed up will be placed on a team no later than August 15th, 2024.

  • Team Snap: Once your child is on a team, you will be able to see league practice/game schedule and events inside of the Team Snap App. You will be sent an invitation to download the app when your child is placed on their team.

  • 3&4 Clinics: Designed for 3-4-year-olds with sessions once a week on Saturdays, and no practices during the week.

  • 6U: Tailored for 5-6-year-olds

  • 8U: Geared for 7-8-year-olds

  • 10U: Targeted for 9-10-year-olds

  • 12U: Ideal for 11-12-year-olds

  • 14U: Made for 13-14-year-olds

Season Highlights
Equipment
  • Banquet Celebration: Cap off the season with a bang! A banquet is held at the end to recognize the hard work and accomplishments of your athletes, featuring trophies/awards and a catered dinner.

  • Required Gear: Athletes must come prepared with mandatory equipment, including cleats, pocketless shorts, and a mouthguard. (Flags, Jerseys and Shorts are provided)

  • Suggested Gear: Enhance your game with suggested equipment, such as football gloves and a play-call wristband.

Join the GSL Flag Football Experience
Professional Photography
  • GSL Flag Football promises an exciting season filled with skill development, teamwork, and memorable moments. Join us for a fantastic time at Centennial Park this spring!

  • League Photographer: Capture the memories! Our league photographer, GK Photo, will be taking photos of all games as well as individual and team photos this season. Photos available for purchase at https://store.gkphoto.org/

Ages and Registration

GET INVOLVED


Calling all coaches! If you want to make a difference in the community through volunteering with youth sports, please join us at GSL football. We are in need of coaches for the upcoming spring season (practice Starts in March).

Head coaches get a FULL credit for their child to play in a following season for FREE! Be sure to let us know in your child's registration or reach out to us! *All coaches are subject to background checks.

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Contact Us

Reach out to us for more information on our youth football league.