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If you would like to join our league this season, sign up or contact us to find out more information about the GPFFL!  Games are played Saturday mornings, Sept. 19 - Nov. 14, 2015.


Greater Philadelphia Flag Football League

The Greater Philadelphia Flag Football League ('GPFFL') was formed in 2009 when a handful of players came together to play pick-up flag football.  One of those players, the GPFFL's first Commissioner, Scott Dinkins, had a vision to establish a league in Philadelphia after having been part of a similar league while living in Boston. Working with city officials and with the help of a small group of dedicated players, the GPFFL found a home in the City of Brotherly Love and Sisterly Affection and has since grown to more than 125 members!

The GPFFL welcomes players of all ages, genders, skill levels and sexual orientations to participate in its Spring and Fall season recreational flag football program.  We stress having fun both on and off the field, and strive to ensure the social aspect of the league is fostered as much as the athletic competition.  

The GPFFL is a member of the National Gay Flag Football League ('NGFFL'), which includes more than 20 leagues from across the U.S. and Canada. Like the NGFFL, the GPFFL seeks to promote the positive social and athletic enjoyment of American Flag Football within the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Intersex, Asexual and Straight Ally ('LGBTQIA') community.  We highly value the diversity of the players we are proud to call members of the GPFFL.


In addition our thriving recreational program, the GPFFL has both men's and women's competitive travel teams comprised of players from within the league. The Philadelphia Lightning women's team and Philadelphia Revolution men's team play in various tournaments held throughout the year, including the NGFFL's annual Gay Bowl, which is held in a different member city each year, the Chicago Pride Bowl and the Ft. Lauderdale Sunshine Cup. Other tournaments are held locally or regionally. Learn more about the Lightning and the Revolution by clicking on the  Travel Teams link!


Appearance of an individual's name, photograph or likeness on the GPFFL website is not an indication of that individual's sexual orientation, sexual preference, or sexual identity. 

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