Take Flight Partners with Under Armor to Bring Flag Football to Youth in Montgomery County


GAITHERSBURG, Md., February 3, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Take Flight, a youth development organization focused on the physical, mental and emotional well-being of children, has proudly partnered with Under Armor to bring Under the Lights flag football to young people across Montgomery County. The league is for boys and girls of all levels from kindergarten to grade 8 and will run from April 22, 2022 until June.

“We are thrilled to bring flag football to Montgomery County to inspire, educate and empower our local youth,” said Take Flight Founder Paul Williams. “In partnership with Under Armour, Take Flight will strive to build both the skills and confidence of program participants. Our goal is to bring our community together through sport, and we are thrilled to partner with such an incredible brand. to have a positive impact.”

The Under the Lights flag football program will provide young people with Montgomery County, in keeping with Take Flight’s mission to promote healthy lifestyles for future success. In addition to skill development, the flag football program will emphasize teaching respect, unity and teamwork.

Participants will each receive an Under Armor game jersey and shorts and will play seven games plus playoff or consolation games. The format will be 6 on 6 on courts 25 to 30 yards wide x 50 yards long. Teams will consist of 9-10 players to ensure adequate playing time for each participant and require no tryouts. Practices will take place one hour before games, which will take place on Friday evenings at Gaithersburg Middle School, located at 2 Teachers Way.

Take Flight was launched in 2009 as a mission-driven youth organization for the washington d.c. field, with the goal of instilling healthy habits for lifelong success and happiness. The organization has grown over the past 12 years to become the region’s most trusted resource for the physical, mental and emotional well-being of children. In addition to fitness-focused programs, Take Flight offers financial literacy programs and one-on-one mentorship to support the holistic development of children and their families.

To register for the flag football league, visit https://www.uaflag.com/page/show/6798480-montgomery-county-2022-spring-season. The program will take a short break before resuming in fall 2022. Additional information about Take Flight is available online at https://www.takeflightinc.org, or by email [email protected].

Press contacts:
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