Use this page as a reference tool for all things related to Special Olympics New Jersey flag football. We provide relevant information for athletes and coaches.

General Information

The Official Special Olympics Sports Rules for flag football shall govern all Special Olympics competitions. View the most updated Flag Football Rules.

Article 1 provides general principles established by the Special Olympics Official General Rules that are not found in sport-specific rules. When there is conflict between a sport’s official rules and the general rules, the general rules in Article 1 will be followed.

Training Resources

Special Olympics New Jersey strives to provide additional sport training to our athletes so that they are at their best when it comes time for training and competition.

Coaching Resources

The flag football training committee coordinates an in-person or live webinar training every five years for bronze level certification. A person who begins coaching during the five year span in between trainings will be assigned a mentor flag football coach

If you have any questions on coaching, contact Casey Henderson at csh@sonj.org or visit our coach section for information.