Flag Tournaments and Sanctioning
with USA Football

Whether you’re looking to compete in our championship tournament – USA Football’s The One – or sanction an event of your own, learn more below.

Coming Summer 2021: USA Football’s The One

Compete to be the last team standing.

This is it. This is the big one. The one you prep for. The one you train for. The one you live for. Many teams enter, only one emerges. This is The One.

Bring your best and be ready for the biggest test your team has ever faced. Open to all teams and ages from seven years old to adults. Does your team have what it takes to be the one?

Prove it next summer. Share your information to get notified as soon as the location, date and more details are released.

  • Fifteen divisions from age seven to adult
    • 5v5: 9U Coed, 11U Coed, 13U Boys, 13U Girls, 15U Boys, 15U Girls, 17U Boys, 17U Girls
    • 7v7: 13U Boys, 15U Boys
    • 5v5: Men’s, Men’s Rec, Coed, Women’s
    • 4v4: Men’s

Does your team have what it takes to be the one? Fill out your details to get notified as soon as registration opens.

Sanction Your Tournament

All roads lead to The One.

Sanctioning your tournament with USA Football gives you all the tools you need to run a successful event and secures four fully paid or half-price bids to The One. There are two levels of sanctioning, each with different levels of benefits – General and Qualifier. Full details available here.

General Tournaments Logo

General tournaments receive:

  • Four half-price bids into USA Football’s The One
  • Location and date protection – no tournaments within 100 miles on the same day
  • Listed on usafootball.com and marketed to our audience
  • Marketing materials
  • USA Football service team support

Qualifier Tournaments Logo

Qualifier tournaments receive all the above plus:

  • Four fully paid bids into to USA Football’s The One (these bids REPLACE half-price bids in General tournaments)
  • Wider tournament protection – no tournaments within 200 miles within a week
  • Marketing and sales support including ads placed and paid for by USA Football
  • A dedicated USA Football staff consultant pre-event and onsite at tournament


Fill in the details below to get early access to the sanctioning application.