USA Flag Announces Partnership with Under the Lights Flag Football, One of the Fastest-Growing Youth Sports Leagues Powered by Under Armour
USA Flag and Under the Lights to Rollout Tournament and Camp Series in 2023
Washington, D.C. – February 2, 2023 – USA Flag Football, one of the largest operators of flag football tournaments and camps in the world, today announced a partnership with Under the Lights Flag Football (“Under the Lights”), a youth flag football league for boys and girls from kindergarten through 12th grade. Through this partnership, the tournament and camp series will engage adults and youth to participate in one of the fastest growing sports in the United States.
USA Flag and Under the Lights are co-hosting fourteen tournaments in 2023, including its world championships in San Antonio, TX and Tampa, Florida. In addition, the partnership will rollout over 30 camps and clinics in the summer of 2023.
“USA Flag prides itself in operating the world’s premier flag football tournaments and is excited to partner with Under the Lights who shares a similar commitment towards the growth of the sport,” said Travis Burnett, Co-Founder of USA Flag. “Under the Lights has done a fantastic job developing their league programs nationwide and we are incredibly excited to be able to partner to continue pushing new boundaries at the tournament and camp level together. We are excited to expand our reach to the local community-based flag football programs developed by Under the Lights and enhance the sport and experience of athletes worldwide through our partnership!”
With operations spanning across North America and an average annual growth rate of over 60% since its founding in 2015, Under the Lights is one of the fastest growing youth sports leagues. Youth flag football has enjoyed rapid growth in recent years, including a growing percentage of female athletes who compete in all-girls leagues and co-ed teams in Under the Lights. Under the Lights currently has over 80,000 athletes (boys & girls) grades K-8, with a strong footprint across the U.S. and Canada, with further international expansion plans.
About USA Flag
USA Flag is on the forefront of pushing the sport for Olympic inclusion, operating the largest flag football tournaments in the world and is the most followed brand in the sport.
About Under the Lights
Under the Lights, which has a long-standing brand relationship with Under Armour, is owned and operated by OneTeam Youth, LLC. OneTeam Partners, a majority owner of OneTeam Youth, is a joint venture between the NFL Players Association, MLB Players Association, and RedBird Capital Partners.
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For more information on upcoming USA Flag tournaments visit https://tournaments.usaflag.org