September 21, 2020

Cayman Islands Beach Bash flag football tournament announced


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Hellcats2The Cayman Islands Flag Football Association has announced it is staging its sixth annual competition, 6, on Jan 3rd at the Public Beach from 9 a.m. until 6 p.m. The event was initially scheduled for Dec 6th.

The one-day tournament will comprise coed teams competing in a 4-on-4 format, with squads consisting of three men and three women as rosters will be capped at six players. Registration fee is $100 per team with proceeds going toward the association’s Christmas toy drive.

Last year’s event, sponsored by Rubis, attracted 12 teams and featured notable players such as . The Parkers, who featured , beat Burger Shack for the championship.

The association will use the Beach Bash to tip off its 2015 slate of competitions. International action will come first with Cayman sending male and female national teams to the 44th annual U.S. Flag and Touch League National Flag Football Championships. Local players will compete in Kissimmee, Florida, on Jan. 16-18.

After that comes The Security Centre Ltd. 2015 Youth Flag Football League. The competition, which is slated to start in January, caters to kids ages 7-17 and is designed to grow the sport’s appeal amongst the youth.

The 2014 season attracted 180 boys and girls to the Camana Bay Sports Field across three divisions: junior (ages 7-9), middle (10-13) and senior (14-17).

Adults will take the field again in February with the 2015 Burger King Coed League. Ed Bush field in West Bay is expected to host games on Friday nights starting in February. The 2014 competition attracted 20 teams across two divisions.

IMAGE: Hellcats after winning their 8th title

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