The Proving Grounds in Conshohocken is hosting The Flag Football Life We Run the World Flag Football Tournament on August 14-15. The tournament will feature more than 70 8u-Adult female-only teams with players representing Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Maryland, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Virginia, Michigan, North Carolina, Florida, Nevada, California, Texas, and Panama.
In addition, there will be 10u, 12u, 14u to 17u girls, 10-plus adult female five vs. five Non-Contact PRO women’s division teams, three pool play on Saturday, a National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) Showcase will happen Friday night, three-pool play on Saturday, single elimination bracket on Sunday, vendors, DJ, and concessions.
The games will take place on two full-size turf soccer fields, which equates to eight, five vs. five flag football fields, and include awards: finalist medals, championship rings, Most Valued Player, Coach accolades, and cash prize for women’s division.
The Valley Forge Sports Commission and the Valley Forge Tourism & Convention Board estimates that the tournament will have a positive economic impact of more than $200,000. Flag Football Life is a sports lifestyle brand that hosts leagues and tournaments throughout the east coast with a goal of putting on high-level events for athletes, according to Mike Reimel, Owner of Flag Football Life.
“We wanted to highlight women with their own event,” said Mike Reimel, owner of Flag Football Life . “The sport is continuously growing – now a collegiate sport for females at NAIA colleges, and a female-sanctioned high school sport in multiple sports – so we’re happy to be a part of it.”