2014 NIRSA National Flag Football

This tournament is not restricted to regional tournament champions, league champions or limited to a certain number of teams from any one school. It is open to junior colleges, community colleges, four year universities, and military teams.


2014 Tournament Information

2014 program (pdf)

2014 Flag Football Results Packet (pdf)

Dear Flag Football Participant:

This is an invitation to participate in the 2013 NIRSA Championship SeriesFlag Football National Championships hosted by the University of West Florida in Pensacola, Florida.

Hotel Information

Hotel and AddressPhonePrice
Comfort Inn
8080 N. Davis Hwy.
Pensacola, FL 32514
(850) 484-8070 $79 / night
Hampton Inn - Airport
2187 Airport Blvd. 
Pensacola, FL 32504
(850) 478-1123 $85 / night
Hampton Inn - Pensacola Beach
2 Via Deluna Dr.
Pensacola Beach, FL 32504
(850) 932-6800 $94-104 /night
Hyatt Place Pensacola Airport
161 Airport Ln. 
Pensacola, FL 32504
(850) 483-5599 $109 / night
Main Stay Suites
7230 Plantation Rd.
Pensacola, FL 32504
(850) 479-1000 $79/ $89/ $109

Open Tournament Information

Dear Captains,

On behalf of the University of West Florida, we would like to invite you to join us at the 2013 NIRSA Championship Series Flag Football National Championship held here in sunny Pensacola, Florida. Games will take place on January 4th and 5th. The entry fee is $400 per team.. If your team is interested in participating please fill out the roster form below and send it to jmarg2@uwf.edu.

Schedules
There will be a captains meeting on the morning of the 4th at 8:00 before the first set of games. We will send the pool play schedule out to all captain's by 5:00PM on Friday, January 3rd.

Waivers
Every member of your team will need to fill out a waiver, which is attached to the entry form. These waivers can be mailed in or brought to the tournament. However, every participant will need to have a waiver on file before they can play.

Payment

There is the option to pay with a Credit Card through IMLeagues. We will e-mail you instructions on how to do that if you indicate you would prefer that option on the entry form. You can also send a certified check or money order to us at the address on the entry form. Full payment must be received before your team's first game.

Thank you much and we hope to see you in Pensacola in just a few weeks. Have a great day!

** Only the first 24 teams are guaranteed entry into the Open Tournament!!

Registration Process for Collegiate Teams

All registrations and payments will be processed through IMLeagues.com. Please follow the steps below to get your team signed up to compete for a National Championship!!

1. Go to IMLeagues.com

2. Click on the National Flag Football link and then click the division that your team will be competing in (ie Men, Women, Co-Rec, or Open).

3. Choose "Register / Signup" in the upper right hand corner and then select "Create Team."

4. Select "Create Account," in the blue box at the top of the screen or "Login," If you already have an IMLeagues account.

5. You will be prompted to enter your team information and process your payment.

6. Once your team is registered and paid for in IMLeagues, you will need to print and fill out the Player Certification Form below:

Flag Football Player Certification Form (pdf)

7. Once your team is created and registered each member of your team must register on IMLeagues.com in order to complete the "Waiver," and "Code of Conduct" forms. They can simply "Join a Team," once their account is created.

**Every Collegiate Player must have health insurance to participate. Don't have health insurance? NIRSA offers options, the link is on the right side of the page. Please contact NIRSA directly if you have any questions about health insurance.

8. Mail the Player Certification form to:

Jake Marg
11000 University Parkway
Bldg. 72 / Rm. 278
Pensacola, FL 32514

Troubles with IMLeagues? Try following the steps below for help adding to the team. If you don't find the answer to your question there, try chatting with IMLeagues staff at the bottom of any page!

If you do not have an existing IM Leagues account. Go to www.imleagues.com/nirsa:

  • Click on the “Create Account” button.
  • Input your information.
  • You are registered with the NIRSA Championship Series.
  • Find your team under the respective league/sport.
  • Click “Join Team” and fill out the required forms

If you have an existing IM Leagues account, log into your account and follow the instructions below:

  • There is a grey line on the top of your page that reads "Home", "Player Card", your school name, and a down arrow. Click on the down arrow.
  • Click on "Add Another".
  • In the network section, there is an open field. Type "NIRSA Championship Series" in the box.
  • Click on the resulting name, "NIRSA Championship Series".
  • Find your team under the respective league/sport.
  • Click “Join Team” and fill out the required forms

Please contact Jake Marg at jmarg2@uwf.edu or (850) 474-2486 if you have any other questions regarding registration!!

Divisions of Competition:

COLLEGE - All team members must be enrolled in a minimum of 6 credit hours for Fall Semester to qualify for Men, Women or Co-Rec at the Collegiate level.
OPEN - All other participants are invited to participate in the Open Men's Division. This includes teams with faculty / staff member or military applications. Dates of play for Open will only be 1/4-1/5.

Rules

Games will be played under NIRSA rules. This will be a 3 or 4 team pool play tournament with the top two teams out of each pool advancing to a single elimination playoff. We will be guaranteeing a 2 game minimum to all teams. Each team will have at least two pool play games. Men's / Women's rosters are limited to 15 players and co-rec rosters are limited to 16 players. Rosters must be received no later than Thursday, December 12th at 5:00pm.

Entry Fee

Entry fee is $400.00 per team. All entry fees must be processed through IMLeagues.com no later than Thursday, December 12th at 5:00pm. Fees are not refundable unless there are teams on a waiting list.

Officials

2013-2014 NIRSA National Official Application (pdf)

Thank You

Thanks to the Institutional Registration supporting the NIRSA National Flag Football Championships:

Gold: University of Central Florida, University of Florida, University of Southern Mississippi

Silver: Georgia Southern University, Texas A & M University

Bronze: Louisiana State University, Oklahoma State University, University of Kentucky

Questions?

If you have any other questions, please contact Jake Marg at 850-474-2486 (jmarg2@uwf.edu) or Dianne Abel at 850-474-2539 (intramurals@uwf.edu).

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