Why be a Fanatic?

Why Be a Fanatic?

Flag Football Fanatics/ Play Fanatics / Ohio Youth Connection is a non-profit youth organization that prides itself on providing a fun, safe, and positive football atmosphere. The game of football provides unique opportunities for our children to grow both emotionally and physically.

We strongly believe in giving back to the community, and with this mindset, we have become the LARGEST NFL Flag Football organization in the state of Ohio and the 2nd largest in the USA with over 7,200 participants in 2016. Our communication with you (the parents) has also helped us grow tremendously as we make a strong effort to return all phone calls and emails within 48 hours. Your feedback is invaluable; feel free to contact us anytime, and remember that you can always register online or by mail.

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Donations

 

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As of December 2016, Flag Football Fanatics has donated $47,450 to charitable organizations such as: Make-A-Wish Foundation, IknowIcan.org, Patches of Light, Rockin' Out Cancer, The Scoliosis Foundation, Hope for Daylan, Children's Hospital and Nellie's Catwalk 4 Kids.

  • Almost 750 scholarships awarded to children to participate in our league.
  • 150 meals delivered through Meals on Wheels.
  • A portion of every child's registration is donated to the Boomer Esiason's Foundation for cystic fibrosis.

 

Innovative Website

  • The ONLY organization that uploads bi-weekly Highlight Videos for every location.
  • The ONLY organization that allows parents/coaches to enter individual player stats weekly (Touchdowns, Interceptions, Sacks, and more!).
  • Standings and Scores posted and updated weekly.


What else do you get with Flag Football Fanatics?

  • The ONLY youth organization to play inside THE HORSESHOE stadium at The Ohio State University (Click Here for Video), Paul Brown Stadium home of the Cincinnati Bengals (Click Here for Video), and Invesco Field home of the Denver Broncos (Click Here for Video).
  • An authentic NFL reversible flag football jerseys provided for every child.
  • Children get to keep their NFL Flag Belts.
  • Every child receives an award at the end of the season.
  • We help build friendships for your child by putting him/her on the same team as children that live in your neighborhood and/or go to the same school.


We hope to see you and your family at the fields this upcoming season and we look forward to providing you with the best youth experience ever!

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Phone & Office Hours

Columbus Area (614) 437-5252
Cincinnati Area (513) 878-0303
Dayton Area (937) 310-2345
Toldeo Area (567) 298-4004

Mon - Fri 10AM to 4PM