This coming Saturday, the Bahamas Youth Flag Football League (BYFFL) will host its inaugural high school flag football tournament on the multi-purpose fields adjacent to the original Thomas A. Robinson Track and Field Stadium.
The tournament will get underway at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, and participating teams will include the St. John’s College Giants, the Queen’s College Comets, the Kingsway Academy Saints and the St. Augustine’s College Big Red Machine.
The entrance fee for the one-day tournament is $3 and refreshments will be on sale. Games will get underway at 10 a.m. on Saturday and the championship games will commence at 3:30 p.m.
“Our coaches have been working with our participating schools from October of last year, and this Saturday, they get to see their hard work and training come to fruition,” said Jayson Clarke, president of the league. “We are pleased to have four schools participating, most entering multiple teams. The kids and coaches are excited and we are pleased to see the expansion of our youth flag football program. We are all waiting to see who will emerge as our first champions in this inaugural event.”
Spectators are invited to come out to support the youngsters as an exciting day of flag football action is anticipated.
“We look forward to the public’s support during this event,” said Clarke.
The Bahamas Youth Flag Football League is an arm of the Bahamas Flag Football League (BFFL) and caters to junior athletes. The tournament is being sponsored by Fidelity Bank Bahamas, Bahamas Waste Ltd. and the Pedialyte product.