The 17th annual Flags for the Cure Charity Flag Football Tournament, which benefits the American Cancer Society, is now accepting registrations for the upcoming 2024 tournament to be played at Wellington’s Village Park (11700 Pierson Road) from Jan. 3 to Jan. 7.
Registration information can be found at www.flagsforthecure.com.
Registration is open through Dec. 18. All teams registered by Dec. 8 will also receive free T-shirts for their players.
The various competitive divisions include Open Women, Open Men, Co-ed, Age 30 & Over Women, 18U Boys or Girls, 15U Boys or Girls, 13U Open/Co-ed, and 10U Open/Co-ed.
The tournament’s schedule will not be created until after registrations are closed. Weeknight games Jan. 3-5 will start at 6 p.m. and end by 10 p.m. The games on Saturday, Jan. 6 will start at 8 a.m., and the games on Sunday, Jan. 7 will start at 9 a.m.
“Our mission is to find a cure for cancer through the power of flag football,” said Tournament Director Dr. Hart Collier, a resident of the Acreage/Loxahatchee area. “With your help, we can make a difference and support those affected by this disease. Join us and be a part of the fight for a cure.”
Some of the more imaginative team names that have been used in the past by flag football teams competing in this tournament include Tap That Pass, Save the Girls, Dragon’s Playmakers, Flight Like a Girl and Breast Intentions.
The 2023 tournament raised $40,000 for the American Cancer Society. Since the tournament’s inception, $400,000 has been raised and donated. The presenting sponsor of the 2024 tournament will be Felice Trial Attorneys.
To learn more about the upcoming tournament in early January, call (561) 881-6195 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.