Cub Scout Sports

 Flag Football Belt Loop

Flag Football


The requirements listed below are taken from the
Cub Scout Academics and Sports Program Guide (34299) 2009 Printing.


This sport was added in 2002.

Webelos Scouts that earn the Flag Football Belt Loop while a Webelos Scout
also satisfy part of requirement 4 for the Sportsman Activity Badge.


Requirements

Tiger Cubs, Cub Scouts, and Webelos Scouts may complete requirements in a family, den, pack, school, or community environment. Tiger Cubs must work with their parents or adult partners. Parents and partners do not earn loops or pins.

Belt Loop

Complete these three requirements:

  1. Explain or discuss the simple rules of flag football with your den.
  2. Practice running, passing, and catching skills for at least 30 minutes.
  3. Play a game of flag football.

Sports Pin

Earn the Flag Football belt loop, and complete five of the following requirements:

  1. Layout and properly mark a flag football field at a park or playground.
  2. Explain the difference between defense and offense in a flag football game.
  3. Describe five different positions a player may play in flag football. Name the position that you prefer to play.
  4. During three half-hour sessions, practice the skills of passing, hand-offs, rushing, and running.
  5. Participate in a flag-football clinic.
  6. Consider all the people who make it possible to play a game of flag football. List parents, coaches, team members, scorekeepers, referees, groundskeepers, etc,
  7. Play in five flag football games without incurring a penalty.
  8. Explain and demonstrate at least six football officiating signals.
  9. Attend a high school, college, or community league football game.
  10. Read a book about a football player and tell your den or family about the player's training and work ethics.
  11. Talk with a referee or official of a high school, college, or community football league and learn about the job he or she does at a football game.
Worksheets for use in working on these requirements: Word Format PDF Format

Blanks in this worksheets table appear when we do not have a worksheet for the loop and pin that includes these requirements.


Page updated on: June 01, 2013



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