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Get in the game!

Welcome to the website for the DC Gay Flag Football League (DCGFFL), DC’s premier LGBTQ+ flag football league. The DCGFFL started informally in 1994 and became an official league in 2010. Since its early beginnings, the league has grown to over 200 players and has fielded as many as 20 teams in a season! We’re a fun community of athletes, allies, family, and friends, and we hope you’ll join and get to know us!

Register below for Season 21 - Fall 2021!

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The League

The league is open to all skill levels, from those who have played for years to those who have never been on a football field. Additionally, is it a fellowship for both LGBTQ+ individuals and straight allies. Come check out our games, meet some amazing people, and consider joining us as a player!

Recreation League

The Recreation League is a supplemental league that runs in tandem to the regular league and is primarily for those who want to develop their skills, try new positions, or try out the DCGFFL for the first time. The Recreation League is open to everyone, even those not playing in the regular season.

Travel Program

The DCGFFL’s wealth of talent comes together annually to represent DC at two national tournaments — Pride Bowl (Chicago, early June) and Gay Bowl (annually rotating city, early fall). 2019 was a phenomenal year for the DCGFFL Travel Program, every single DC team made the semifinals at Gay Bowl and for the second year in a row, the Generals took home the championship! We are incredibly proud of all our players!

Rules & Policies

The DC Gay Flag Football League follows the most recently adopted Gay Bowl rules, as written by the National Gay Flag Football League.

News & Events

News

Registration Opens TONIGHT

Registration for ALL players, returning or rookie, is open starting TONIGHT, July 27, at 7pm! Register Here for Fall 2021 Flag Football The above form will go live at 7pm! If the form still show...
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Early Registration is FULL

Early Registration for up to 100 returning players began July 20, at 7pm and filled up in less than 12 hours! We’re as excited as you are to get back to the fields! Regular Registration for all p...
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Fields and Venue for Season 21

Back to our Roots We are also pleased to announce that the DCGFFL has secured fall permits for our Fall 2021 Season: The Carter Barron Soccer Fields! The Fields are located at 1698 Kennedy St NW...
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Fall 2021 Season Key Dates

FOOTBALL IS BACK for Season 21 – Sundays September 12 - November 21 – Mark your calendars for the following key Season 21 dates! July 20, 7pm - Registration opens for returning players (by e...
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Gay Bowl Registration is OPEN!

Gay Bowl is quickly approaching! We want to bring the best players in DC to Gay Bowl, so we need you to register! Our DC teams have a legacy of bringing the most competitive teams in the country. J...
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Events

Aug
19

New Player Workshop 1

6:30PM - 7:30PM
New Player Workshops are opportunities for new players to develop and demonstrate their flag...
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Aug
19

Quarterback Evaluations

6:30PM - 7:30PM
If you are a new player and are interested in being a quarterback, you will need to attend t...
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Aug
22

Referee Clinic

12pm-1pm
The DCGFFL relies on player referees to ensure fair enforcement of the rules. Each season is...
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Aug
22

New Player Workshop 2

11am
New Player Workshops are opportunities for new players to develop and demonstrate their flag...
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Aug
26

Team Announcement Party (TAP)

7pm
Every season, the DCGFFL brings players, family, and fans from all across the area to come t...
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Sep
12

Season 21 Week 1 Games

Stay tuned for team schedules! Mark your calendars for the first week of Season 1 games.
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