BFB

Black Friday Bowl 2017
November 24th

The Black Friday Bowl is a 5v5 flag football tournament for the whole family, bring your backyard tradition to Morven Park!

Adult & Youth Divisions

Registration still open for select divisions to even out the brackets. Email: mryburn@morvenpark.org for more info.

Tournament Format/Schedule

The tournament is open to both teams and individual players.

There are 5 divisions offered, Adult (17+), U16, U14, U12, U10.

Three (3) games are guaranteed for each team.  Each game consists of two 12-minute halves and a 1 minute halftime break.

Rules

Games will be played using modified 5v5 non-contact NFL Flag rules.  Follow this link to the Tournament Rules.

Division Format/Age Groups (please note modified Youth divisions)

Division Ages/Birth Year Ball Size Flags
Adult 17+ as of 9/1/2017 Official Sonic Boom
U16 16 & under as of 9/1/2017 Youth Sonic Boom
U14 14 & under as of 9/1/2017 Junior Sonic Boom
U12 12 & under as of 9/1/2017 Junior Triple Threat
U10 10 & under as of 9/1/2017 PeeWee Triple Threat

Age divisions have been modified since marketing materials were created. Age groups were previously based on school/grade. Youth age groups were divided to make every effort to create divisions of similar caliber teams.
Teams will be grouped into divisions according to age and experience, and will play all their games within their chosen division.  Players may "play up", they may not "play down".

Number of players 

Teams will consist of up to ten (10) players, with a maximum of five (5) players on the field at any given time.  A minimum of four (4) players is needed to begin a game and avoid a forfeit.

Past Black Friday Bowl Winners

2016 Winners: Wolverines & D4/Assassins

 

2015 Winners: BMF, Maryland Elite, & Only Here So We Don't Get Fined

  

Foxridge Football (2014) Hall's Comeback (2013)