Age Ranges

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Each strand of football has specific age ranges for participating players. Relevant tournaments are listed under each heading



Contact Football



Adult Contact

The minimum age is 18 years.

National Leagues Adult Contact

Alumni Football



University Contact

The minimum age is 17 years with consent forms required for those aged below 18 years.

British Universities Championship



Women's Contact

The minimum age is 17 years with consent forms required for those aged below 18 years.

Sapphire Series

Diamond Series




u19 Contact

Players must be under 19 on 31st of August in the year preceding the playing season. The minimum age is 16 years.

National Leagues u19



u17 Contact

Players must be under 16 on 31st August in the year preceding the playing season. The minimum age is 13 years.

National Leagues u17



Flag Football



Adult Flag

The minimum age is 16 years.

National Leagues Adult Flag



Women's Flag

The minimum age is 16 years

Opal Series



u16 Flag - youth

Players must be under 17 on the 31st of August in the year preceding the playing season. The minimum age is 13.

National Leagues Flag



u13 Flag - cadet

Players must be under 13 on the 31st of August in the year preceding the playing season. The minimum age is 7.

National Leagues Flag

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