Age Ranges

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Each strand of football has specific age ranges for participating players. Relevant tournaments are listed under each heading



Contact Football



Adult Contact

The minimum age is 18 years.

National Leagues Adult Contact

Alumni Football



University Contact

The minimum age is 17 years with consent forms required for those aged below 18 years.

British Universities Championship



Women's Contact

The minimum age is 17 years with consent forms required for those aged below 18 years.

Sapphire Series

Diamond Series




u19 Contact

Players must be under 19 on the 31st of August in the year preceding the playing season. The minimum age is 16 years.

National Leagues u19



u17 Contact

Players must be under 17 on the 31st of August in the year preceding the playing season. The minimum age is 14 years.

National Leagues u17



Flag Football



Adult Flag

The minimum age is 16 years.

National Leagues Adult Flag



Women's Flag

The minimum age is 16 years

Opal Series



University Flag

The minimum age is 17 years

British Universities Championship



u17 Flag 

Players must be under 17 on the 31st of August in the year preceding the playing season. There is no minimum age.

National Leagues Flag



u12 Flag

Players must be under 12 on the 31st of August in the year preceding the playing season. There is no minimum age.

National Leagues Flag

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