Flag Football is a version of American Football whereby the participants indicate a down by pulling the flag belt of an opponent. It can be played on a typical football field, or a smaller version depending on team size and type of competition.
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- In 2012, there were three traditional and two Unified teams from three local programs.
- In 2013, those numbers increased to six traditional and five Unified teams from nine local programs and 18 individual skills competitors.
- In 2014, Methodist University hosted the first Unified Sports Campus Recreation Flag Football League with seven Special Olympics Cumberland County athletes and 11 students from Methodist University forming three Unified teams.
- In 2019, the number of campuses offering Unified Sports Campus Recreation Flag Football Leagues increased to seven, with a total of 16 number of Unified teams, involving 90 athletes and 90 student Unified partners.