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Games Under the Lights

Hello Flag Football Participants:
Thank you for being a part of our league and I hope all your children enjoyed Saturday.
Update on "Games Under the Lights"
On Wednesday September 17th from 7:30pm  to 8:30 pm, Division 5 will be playing on the Hingham High School Turf Field.  Division 5 is our middle school division, or 6th, 7th, 8th grade.  There will be two games occurring at once.  Each team will be playing on a 50-yard field.   Team 1 (Black)will be playing Team 3 (Red)and Team 2 (Green)will be playing Team 4 (Blue).    Teams Black/Red will be closest to the concession stand.  Teams Green/Blue will be closest to the High School.  All "Games Under the Lights" are in addition to your Saturday games. 
Division 5 players and coaches are requested to be at the High School Fields at 7:25 pm and we will be concluding at 8:30 sharp.  Please coordinate with your coaches directly on your availability.
On Wednesday September 24th, from 6:30 until 8:30 pm, Division 4 will be playing at the High School.  More details to come on the rest of the season.
Andy Shafter
617 827 0201

2014 Flag Football Registration Closing Soon

September 5, 2014
Flag Football registration will close Thursday, September 11th at 8pm.  We make every attempt to honor specific team requests but unfortunately, there are some circumstances which are unavoidable.  There is a coaches meeting Monday, September 8th at Lynch Fields.  The meeting will begin at 6:30 pm and conclude at 7:00 pm.   Coaches will inform players of their team assignments by Wednesday. September 10th.   If you have not been contacted regarding team placement, please arrive 30 minutes prior to your scheduled kick-off on Saturday and visit the information tent.  Game jerseys will be distributed on Saturday, September 13th.
Since my last writing, we have expanded Division 1 and Division 4 to eight teams to allow for maximum playing time.  Each division will play at the same time each week and those times are listed on the website.  The schedule of games will be posted by Friday, September 12th.
Thank you for your participation and we look forward to having a wonderful season.
Andy Shafter

2014 Flag Football Welcome Letter

Hello Hingham Flag Football Participants, 


If you are receiving this email, you are registered for Flag Football 2014.  The season starts Saturday September 13th and concludes Saturday November 1st.  The league will be comprised of five divisions based on grade.   No one is allowed to “play-up” in the league.


Division 1 will be K/1st grade.  Kickoff for all games is 1:00 pm.  There will be six, possibly 8 teams in the division.  Our goal is to have a maximum of 12 people on a team!


Division 2 will be 2nd grade and kick off is 2:10 pm. There will be four teams in the division.


Division 3 will be 3rd grade and kickoff is 3:20 pm.  There will be four teams in the division.


Division 4 will be grades 4 & 5 with six teams in the division. Kickoff is at 4:30 pm.


Division 5 will be 6th, 7th, and 8th grade and there will be four teams.  Kickoff is 5:30 pm


There will be a coaches meeting Monday, September 8th at 6:30 pm at Lynch Field in the team room.   It will conclude at 7:00 pm.  If you are interested in being a coach and have not signed up, please feel free to attend.    


The coaches will contact each player by Wednesday, September 10th.  If for some reason you are not contacted, please arrive at Lynch Field 30 minutes ahead of your scheduled game and see the information tent.


All games are played at Lynch Field.  Games jerseys will be distributed on September 13.  Please arrive 30 minutes ahead of kickoff on the 13th.      


In most cases in Division 1-3, teams are based on the elementary school they attend.  We will make our best effort to accommodate special requests.  In forming teams, we try to ensure maximum playing time.  In Division 4/5, the teams will be mixed among schools.


We look forward to a wonderful season and thank you for your support.  Please do not hesitate to contact me if you should have any questions.


Andy Shafter

617 827 0201


2014 Flag Football Information

The 2014 Flag Football Season will begin on Saturday, September 13, 2014 and conclude Saturday November 1, 2014.  

All games are played on Saturday afternoons at Lynch Field, off Beal Street, near the Stop& Shop in Hingham.   Children entering Kindergarten through the 8th grade are eligible to play.  The league is co-ed and a non-contact sport. Teams are divided by grade and game times are set for the season. 


Preliminary Kickoff


Div. 1 - K/1st


Div. 2 - 2nd


Div. 3 - 3rd


Div. 4 - 4th/5th


Div. 5 - 6th-8th




Starting this year, we are excited to announce that all divisions will have one midweek game under the lights at Hingham High School. 


The registration fee is $100 for first child and $25 discount on each additional child. In order for the registration system to recognize your family is registering multiple players, please register all of your players at the same time.  On the Review Page, there is a link near the bottom to "Register Another Player" - please click on this link to ensure that all of your family's players are registered within the same order.  The registration website is www.hinghamsports.com.  Please contact Andy Shafter at 617-827-0201 or ashafter@comcast.net if you have questions.


Children are encouraged to wear cleats, mouth-guards and proper athletic attire.  The league provides the jerseys and all other equipment. 


Andy Shafter

Flag President

Phone: 617-827-0201

*Note All Games are on Saturdays with one midweek game on HHS Turf

Preliminary Schedule Times

Div./Grade Kickoff
Div. 1 - K/1st 1:00
Div. 2 - 2nd 2:10
Div. 3 - 3rd 3:20
Div. 4 - 4th-5th 4:30
Div. 5 - 6th-8th 5:40

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