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RYA Flag Football is co-ed, non-contact flag football for boys and girls between the ages of 5-17.


The 2022 Fall Flag season begins on Saturday, September 10th - Saturday, October 30th.

All teams will practice once a week (1 hour) at Dogwood Elementary School (12300 Glade Drive, Reston, VA) or Stratton Woods Practice Field (Reston, VA). The location is dependent upon the practice day, and your Coach will inform you of your team's practice location. All games will be played on Saturday at Stratton Woods Park Stratton Woods Park 2431 Fox Mill Road, Herndon, VA 20171.


Season Schedule and Key Dates for Fall 2022

June 1st

June 1st

August 13th

August 13th

August 29th

August 29th

September 10th

September 10th

October 29th

October 29th

**All dates subject to change**


2022 Fall Flag Registration Fees *(Registration fees MUST be paid in full prior to your child being assessed)*:

  • $100:  until June 11th early bird fee
  • $120: June 12th– July 31st regular fee
  • $130: August 1st - August 12th late fee
  • *$10 off for the 2nd child, and another $10 for additional children
  • *All registrations include a nonrefundable $25 processing fee
  • *$10 late registration fee applies after 8/1



*Masks are required for EVERYONE; masks and mouthpieces for players.

*ONLY players, coaches, and referees are allowed on the fields.

*Fans at games are limited to 2 fans per player. (As a friendly reminder, pets are prohibited on school property.) Fans are to remain 6’ apart in the fan section located on the grass at the endzone located on the shed side of the turf field.

*Players must bring their own water bottles and should NOT share water.

*Practices will be held once per week.

*For games, coaches will provide their own ball for offensive plays. Players will spot the ball where the referee indicates. Referees will not touch balls. Balls will be wiped down after each possession.

*Flags will be cleaned after each game.

*No one should attend a practice/game if you have any of the following symptoms:

            - Fever

            - Cough

            - Congestion

            - Chills

            - Sore throat

            - Shortness of Breath

*If anyone involved with the program tests positive for COVID or is exposed to someone testing positive for COVID, we ask that you notify the Co-Commissioners.

*This season is subject to “pause” or cancellation at any point for COVID-related reasons or other safety concerns.


Volunteer Opportunities:
Reston Youth Association (RYA) is a non-profit, all volunteer organization, and we rely on the tremendous support of our community to operate our programs.  We are currently seeking volunteers for the following positions:


* 18 years old and older

* Coaches’ training and mentors will be provided.

* If you are interested in coaching your child’s team, please register online at:  http://www.restonseahawks.org/registration



*  14 years old and older

*  Requirement:  All referees must attend a mandatory referee training and review RYA flag rules.

*  Paid position (every week); please register online at:  http://www.restonseahawks.org/registration


If you have any questions, please   the Flag Football Commissioner, Dylan Clemente.

Thank you for considering RYA Flag Football!  We look forward to another successful flag season!