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French American Football League championship weekend June 26-27

The Fédération Française de Football Américain (FFFA), or the French Federation for American Football, is holding the national championship outside of Paris this Sunday June 27th (see invitation below).

The is the 16th edition, with activities planned from 1pm Saturday June 26 to 6pm Sunday June 27. The weekend will feature an American village and a raffle to win a trip for 2 to Miami to go to a Miami Hurricanes v. North Carolina Tar Heels football game at Miami Dolphins Sun Life Stadium.

The championship game will feature La Flash de La CourneuveandLes Black Panthers de Thonon. You can read more here (in French), and about the history of the title game “Casque de Diamante”.

It will be held at Stade Michel Hidalgo (2 Boulevard de l’Entente, 95210 Saint Gratien).
This is north of Paris on the RER C line (stop is Ermont-Eaubonne). Check out train schedules on the RATP website.

The schedule is as follows:
Saturday June 26
(free entry):
1-5pm: French Cheerleading and Cheerdancing Championship at the Halle des Sports du stade Michel Hidalgo

Sunday June 27
(5€ entry at door, 2€ for tickets in advance, free for under 18 with ID or FootJ2 max/Flag -18, Cheer -15)
11am: doors open for American village (classic cars, country dancing, American sports equipment sale, American food…)
12pm: Flag football finale for Ile de France (under 15 years old league)
2pm: Kick off of 16th “Casque de Diamant” football championship (with half-time show)
5:30pm: raffle for Miami trip

Sign-up form can be found here.

  1. June 21st, 2010 at 13:26 | #1

    Information on flag football leagues, flag football tournaments, flag football plays, and flag football equipment. American Football

  2. June 21st, 2010 at 13:28 | #2

    Its first president was Jim Thorpe, an outstanding American athlete who was also a player in the league. American Football

  3. June 21st, 2010 at 17:31 | #3

    Hi Michael,
    Who’s playing in the championship? My understanding is Grenoble didn’t make it.

  4. June 22nd, 2010 at 15:04 | #5

    Flag Football Festival-July 24/25th-Foxboro,MA
    Teams from all over the World will take part.
    Men,Women,CoRec, & Youth.
    & Tournament.

    We will be be hosting our 11th Annual International Flag Football Festival July 19-25th in Foxboro,MA(home of the New England Patriots). We have Flag Football Camps(one day, or the entire week) a two hour flag football clinic, and an international Flag Football tournament with close to 100 teams. The event is for Men, Women, Kids, Referees, and league Directors.

    Can you tell me if your team or league will have anyone attend? wed like to do a big story on flagmag and give you some great exposure.


  5. August 14th, 2011 at 03:49 | #6

    Awesome; I didn’t know you could find these types of events out there!

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