Cub Scout Flag Football

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Flag Football
Belt Loop and Pin
Flag Football Sports Belt Loop
Image:s-Flag Football.gif
Flag Football Sports Pin
(line drawing, actual pins are color)

The Cub Scout Flag Football belt loop and pin are a part of the Cub Scout Academics and Sports Program. Tiger Cub, Wolf, Bear, and Webelos Scouts may earn this award in a Family, Den, Pack, school, or community setting. Tiger Cubs must be always accompanied by their Adult partner.


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Belt Loop Requirements

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 Requirements

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.

Notes

  1. Earning the Cub Scout Flag Football Belt Loop while a Webelos Scout is an option for requirement 3 of the Webelos Sportsman Activity Badge.
  2. Details on earning a Cub Scout Sports or Academic pin or belt loop multiple times

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