State Flag Football

Avanti’s Dome: 3401 Griffin Ave, Pekin, IL 61554, USA

November 2-November 3

Nate Henry

What is State Flag Football?

State Flag Football is one of 9 state sports competitions. It is the culminating competition for those participating in Flag Football. State Flag Football is hosted at the Avanti’s Dome in Pekin.


State Flag Football is a stand-alone competition and serves as a showcase for our Flag Football athletes to demonstrate the skills they have learned throughout the year. Everyone is encouraged to attend this premiere state tournament so make sure you don’t miss this great event!


Volunteers are needed in a variety of roles at our State Flag Football competition. Please click on the link below to check out all the available shifts and register to volunteer!
Volunteer Saturday Volunteer Sunday

Tentative Competition Times

All times listed below are tentative and subject to change once event specific schedules are determined. Times only reflect actual competition times and do not include time frames for coach meetings, team registration, etc. For a final schedule please check the Supporting Documents section close to competition day.

  • Saturday: 9:00am – 4:00pm
  • Sunday: 9:00am – 4:00pm

Opening Ceremony

The Opening Ceremony will take place at the Avanti’s Dome on Saturday evening.  More details will be shared closer to the event date.


Stop by the family registration located in the main lobby to receive you event packet and a raffle ticket for the FREE Raffle. Don’t forget to wear your credentials.  If you don’t have family credentials, you can order them at the event – these are FREE to families. Hours are as follows:

Hours:                       10:30am – 3:00pm


Souvenirs will only be sold on Saturday. Souvenir hours are 10:00am – 3:00pm.  Items range from $1 to $55 and will include clothing and other traditional souvenir items. The vendor will sell State Flag Football Tournament specific t-shirts and sweatshirts.  Cash and most major credit cards will be accepted for souvenir sales.  CHECKS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.  Souvenir items are offered by Minerva Promotions and a percentage of sales are given to Special Olympics Illinois.

Receive 15% off of all preorders when you spend $50 or more.  You can save time and pre-order items and pick them up on-site.  If you want to personalize any items then you must pre-order them.  On-site customization is not offered at the tournament.  Please click here: (Flag Football Interactive Souvenir Flier Interactive SO FLAG FOOTBALL 2019 LINK or go to to view items and submit your preorder.


Please sign up for the text alert.  This alert will send you any last minute changes in the Flag Football schedule.  To register, please text FlagFootball to the number 844-393-0980.

In case of inclement weather, check our website for schedule changes or cancellations.

Supporting Documents

2019 Flag Football Event Handbook Memo

2019 Flag Football Event Handbook

2019 Flag Football Agency List For Coach Proof

Flag Football Souvenir Flyer

Family Information 2019

Flag Football Map to venue

2019 Flag Football Menu

2019 Flag Football Agency List With Final Divisions

2019 Flag Football Schedule And Divisions

2019 Flag Football Schedule Memo

Flag Football Brackets