The AFFL is a rapid-pace, safety-first sport where rising stars and former pros compete together in an up-close and personal setting.
- Who can play?
Anyone 18 or older can register to play, including women. To be eligible for the 2019 season, EVERY player must complete an application in its entirety. This includes free agents. The more information you provide, the better we can assess your individual and/or your team’s history and skill. Only 128 teams will be participating in the 2019 AFFL season. Admission is on a rolling basis and the application will close once 128 teams have been selected.
- How do I register myself or my team to play?
Participants can apply at https://www.affl.com/player-application/
- Do I need a team to register?
No, individual participants can register as free agents to be recruited by existing teams.
- What is the deadline to register?
Registration to play in the AFFL’s 2019 season opened on January 17th and will close once the final team is selected.
- When/where are the regionals?
Regionals: (subject to change)
- Nashville, TN – April 27-28
- Orlando, FL – May 4-5
- Baltimore, MD – May 11-12
- Round Rock, TX – May 18-19
- Irvine, CA – May 18-19
- Greater NYC – June 1-2
The application has a section for your first and second regional preference and we will try our best to accommodate requests.16 of the 128 teams will make it to the playoffs.Most of the playoff rounds will be on NFL Network.
- When/where are the playoffs?
- Locations TBD
- Round 1 (Round of 16) – June 15-17
- Round 2 (Round of 8) – June 23-25
- Round 3 (Round of 4) – June 30-July 2
- Round 4 (Round of 2) – July 11
- Round 5 (Finals) – July 15
- Locations TBD
- When does the 2019 season start?
April 27, 2019
- What is the tournament format?
The regionals are 2 days. Day 1 is a round-robin and day 2 is single-elimination. The remaining rounds are single-elimination.
- Can I go to any AFFL games as a spectator?
Yes, all AFFL games will be open to the public. Ticketed games will be announced in early April.
- Will any games be broadcast on TV?
Yes, the AFFL will broadcast 11 games on the NFL Network including the playoff rounds and championship game.