Posts Tagged ‘Flag Football’

2nd September
2010
written by admin

From our vice president, Laurel, here is a wrap-up of the 4th annual SEC Flag Football Tournament, which took place this past Saturday:

We had a great crew of Bama fans and alumni show up to play some flag football.  Bama beat our first opponent, Kentucky, 30-6 and moved on in the championship bracket to play LSU, whom we lost to in our second game. Some of our alumni and fans hung around and watched the other teams play while drinking some beer on a warm and sunny Saturday afternoon. The Championship game ended up a fight between LSU and Tennessee…with LSU coming out with the 2010 Chicago SEC Flag Football tournament trophy. In the consultation bracket Ole Miss and Florida ended up fighting to the bitter end with the Gators overtaking Ole Miss…a fight almost broke out, but both alumni were gracious and pulled back so as not to end the game and tournament on a sour note.  After the tournament, many went to the Bad Dog Tavern (Tennessee alumni bar) for the awards ceremony and some good old drinking and Southern trash talking. Next year, Alabama would like to get a larger team together and bring home the 2011 Chicago SEC Flag Football Tournament trophy!

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13th July
2009
written by Matt

The third annual SEC Flag Football Tournament is happening Saturday August 22nd and here is the information for the SEC Alumni Groups. Alabama is hosting the SEC Flag Football Tournament this year and Laurel Stepp is the main contact to help with any questions or suggestions.

Here is information on the tournament:

Date: Saturday, August 22, 2009

Time: 10 am – 2 pm (but we will have a bar outing after the tournament details to be provided closer to the tournament)

Location: Diversey Fields – 141 W. Diversey Parkway (Diversey/Lake Shore Drive) This facility is an open field that is nestled between the Diversey driving range, the Diversey tennis courts, and Lake Shore Drive. It is on the west side of Lake Shore Drive . This facility features plush grass and plenty of open space. They run football and soccer on these fields in the fall. There is a paid lot right where you enter for the driving range.

Tournament: The SEC Flag Football Tournament will be using Players Sports Group again this year for referring and getting the fields set up.

Here are the basics on our tournament:

Player Sports Group uses 2 twenty-minute halves. For the SEC tournament, Player Sports Group use a championship/consolation format where all teams are guaranteed 2 games with most teams playing more. More detailed information can be found at http://www.playerssports.net/football/rules.php

Number of players per team:

Each team will need to have a minimum of 8 players (5 men and 3 women). Teams must have a minimum of 6 players (2 being women) to begin a game). There is no minimum for men as long as there are 6 total players.  There is no limit to the number of players on your roster.

Cost for the SEC Flag Football Tournament:

The cost is approximately$25 per team member (if you only have 8 players on your team).

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