Our desire is that this league will continue the CFC legacy of unifying the cultures of the world in Chattanooga by drawing us back to our humanity and the love of the game.

 

 

This league will live under the CFC foundation, which allows us to put your registration fees directly to work impacting our communities.

We hope that CFL will accurately reflect the diversity of our city and be a positive, life-giving environment for all who choose to participate.

Thank you all for your powerful participation in the Chattanooga Football League culture, and we hope you will continue your support of CFC and the CFC foundation by joining a Chattanooga Football League squad.

These leagues are structured creatively to foster a competitive environment for all skill levels, with a high value placed on sportsmanship, relationship, and fun. All thoughts are welcome as to ways in which we can improve our league. Please don't hesitate to email us or leave a voicemail or text.

 

Thank you so much, and hope to see you on the pitch.

 
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LEAGUE INFO

Winter 2022 Registration Opens Friday, November 5th

Winter 2022 Details


  • Registration closes December 20th (any registration after this date will result in a late regsitration fee)
  • Shorter season: 7 weeks
  • 5 regular season games. Playoffs/Avoid relegation playoffs
  • Team roster must be registered (minimum of 7 players) by registration close date.
  • Teams will be allowed to add players to their roster until Week 2. After Week 2, teams will not be allowed to add players (no exceptions). On rare occassions teams may be allowed to add a player with approval from the League Director.
  • Each registered player must wear his/her designated numbered jersey at each match.
  • Players will not be allowed to play without their jersey.
  • Jerseys are valid for the entire year. (Until Winter 2022 Season)
  • Players will only need to purchase a jersey if they decide to switch teams or if a team wants to change colors.
  • Players must wear crew or long socks (do not have to match). NO ANKLE SOCKS.
  • Players will be allowed to play in multiple divisions (teams)
  • Shinguards recommended, but not required (required in Over 30/40 League)
  • Roster checks before every match
  • NO CLEATS ALLOWED (tennis shoes/indoor soccer shoes, turf soccer shoes recommended)
Cost
  • $35/person no jersey
  • $45/person numbered jersey included
  • 5v5 $300/team no jersey
  • 5v5 $400/team numbered jersey included
  • 8v8 $550/team no jersey
  • 8v8 $650/team numbered jersey included




Covid-19 Guidelines


  • Temperature checks at entrance
  • Separate locations for entrance and exit on fields
  • Spectators must be 6ft apart
  • All players must wear face covering when entering and exiting the fields
  • Minimize physical contact, especially during game play
  • Players must be 6ft apart on the sidelines
  • If sick, stay home




Season Duration


  • Winter 5v5 Leagues: 7 weeks
  • Winter/Spring D1/D2 8v8 Leagues: 13 weeks
  • Winter Co-Ed 8v8 Leagues: 7 weeks
  • Either 8, 10, or 12 teams per division. (as registrations allow)
  • Each team is guaranteed at least 8 games.
  • Based on regular league standings, bottom 2 TEAMS are relegated* while top 4 TEAMS in each division advance to playoffs.
*ONLY if 8 teams in a division, after regular season, bottom 4 teams play an avoid relegation playoff. Top 4 teams in the division have finals playoff.




Available Leagues


  • Sunday Open D1 8v8 Elite (This is our most competitive league with former pro and college experience athletes. Any age, any gender.)
  • Sunday Open D2 8v8 League
  • Sunday Night Over 30 5v5 (any gender, must turn 30 within the year the league starts)
  • Sunday Night Over 40 5v5 (any gender, must be 40 years or older)
  • Monday Night D2 Co-Ed 8v8 (any age, any gender; 3 female players on field at all time)
  • Tuesday Open 5v5 (any age, any gender)
  • Wednesday Co-Ed 8v8 (any age, any gender; 3 female players on field at all time)




3 Divisions in Each League


  • 1st Division (D1)
  • 2nd Division (D2)
  • 3rd Division (D3)
*As registrations allow.




Promotion and Relegation


  • Each division has a minimum of 8 teams. 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place in D2 and D3 are given the opportunity to advance to the division above them.
  • Teams with bottom 2 records from D1 and D2 get relegated down to the division below them. This is done to allow the outcome of the matches to decide which division a team plays in. It creates competitive games for all skill levels, while also meaning that every game and every goal counts.
*Divisions are based on number of teams registered. If there are not enough teams to fill a division, be prepared to play up or down a tier, as needed, while we get things off the ground. Thanks for understanding.




Winnings


Prizes vary by division. The higher the division, the better the rewards for winning.

  • D1
    • Awards and Trophies
    • Options for jerseys, t-shirts, others
    • CFC Game-day and social media recognition
  • D2
    • Awards and Trophies
    • Options for jerseys, t-shirts, others
    • Social media recognition
  • D3
    • Awards and Trophies
    • Social media recognition




D1 8v8 League


Season: Winter 2022 Starts: January 9th Ends: April 3rd Player Fee: $50 without jersey - $60 with jersey Team Fee: $550 without jerseys - $650 with jerseys Format:

  • 13 week season
  • 11 regular season games
  • 8v8 soccer
  • 25 minute halves
  • Games on Sundays between 12-6pm
  • Maximum of 12 teams
  • Top 4 teams qualify for Finals Playoff
  • Bottom 2 teams are relegated down one division to 2nd Div. 8v8
CFL D1 8v8 Rules Registration deadlines: NOW OPEN through 12/20 for teams and players Late regisration fee after 12/20. Roster deadlines:
  • Matchday Week 1 - Minimum 10 players must be registered per team.
  • Matchday Week 2 - Last day to add players
  • After Week 2 - No additional players may be added to roster. Rare exceptions may be made with the approval of the League Director.
Cash Prize for Winner




D1 5v5 League


Season: Winter 2022 Pre-Season Play Day: January 4th Season Start: January 11th Ends: March 1st Player Fee: $35 without jersey - $45 with jersey Team Fee: $300 without jerseys - $400 with jerseys Format: 5v5 futsal 22 minute halves Games on Tuesdays between 6-9pm Maximum of 8 teams Top 4 teams qualify for Finals Playoff Bottom 4 teams play an avoid relegation playoff Bottom 2 teams are relegated down one division to D2 5v5 Matching numbered jerseys REQUIRED Futsal League Rules Registration deadlines: NOW OPEN through 12/20 for teams and players Late regisration fee after 12/20. Roster deadlines: Matchday Week 1 - Minimum 7 players must be registered per team. Matchday Week 2 - Last day to add players After Week 2 - No additional players may be added to roster. Rare exceptions may be made with the approval of the League Director.




Co-Ed 8v8 Leagues


Season: Fall 2021 Starts: September 22nd Ends: December 15th Player Fee: $50 without jersey - $60 with jersey Team Fee: $550 without jerseys - $650 with jerseys Format: 8v8 soccer 3 female players on the field at all times 25 minute halves Games on Wednesday nights between 6-9pm Maximum of 12 teams Top 4 teams qualify for Finals Playoff Bottom 2 teams are relegated down one division to 2nd Div. 8v8 CFL Co-Ed 8v8 Rules Registration deadlines: NOW OPEN through 9/13 for teams and players Late regisration fee after 9/13. Roster deadlines: Matchday Week 1 - Minimum 10 players must be registered per team. Matchday Week 2 - Last day to add players After Week 2 - No additional players may be added to roster. Rare exceptions may be made with approval from League Director.




Over 40 5v5 League


Season: Winter 2022 Starts: January 9th Ends: February 27th Player Fee: $35 without jersey - $35 with jersey Team Fee: $300 without jerseys - $400 with jerseys Format: 5v5 futsal 22 minute halves Players must be 40 years or older Games on Sundays between 6-9pm Maximum of 8 teams Top 4 teams qualify for Finals Playoff Registration deadlines: NOW OPEN through 12/20 for teams and players Late regisration fee after 12/20. Roster deadlines: Matchday Week 1 - Minimum 10 players must be registered per team. Matchday Week 2 - Last day to add players After Week 2 - No additional players may be added to roster. Rare exceptions may be made with the approval of the League Director.




Over 30 5v5 League


Season: Winter 2022 Starts: January 9th Ends: April 3rd Player Fee: $50 without jersey - $60 with jersey Team Fee: $400 without jerseys - $500 with jerseys Format: 13 week season 11 regular season games 5v5 futsal 22 minute halves Players must turn 30 before or during the current season Games on Sundays between 6-9pm Maximum of 12 teams Registration deadlines: NOW OPEN through 9/13 for teams and players Late regisration fee after 9/13. Roster deadlines: Matchday Week 1 - Minimum 7 players must be registered per team. Matchday Week 2 - Last day to add players After Week 2 - No additional players may be added to roster. Rare exceptions may be made with the approval of the League Director.




D4 5v5 League


Season: Winter 2022 Pre-Season Play Day: January 4th Season Start: January 11th Ends: March 1st Player Fee: $35 without jersey - $45 with jersey Team Fee: $300 without jerseys - $400 with jerseys Format: 5v5 futsal 22 minute halves Games on Tuesdays between 6-9pm Maximum of 8 teams Top 4 teams qualify for Finals Playoff Bottom 4 teams play an avoid relegation playoff Bottom 4 teams will play a consolation round and remain in D4 Matching numbered jerseys REQUIRED Futsal League Rules Registration deadlines: NOW OPEN through 12/20 for teams and players Late regisration fee after 12/20. Roster deadlines: Matchday Week 1 - Minimum 7 players must be registered per team. Matchday Week 2 - Last day to add players After Week 2 - No additional players may be added to roster. Rare exceptions may be made with the approval of the League Director.




D3 5v5 League


Season: Winter 2022 Pre-Season Play Day: January 4th Season Start: January 11th Ends: March 1st Player Fee: $35 without jersey - $45 with jersey Team Fee: $300 without jerseys - $400 with jerseys Format: 5v5 futsal 22 minute halves Games on Tuesdays between 6-9pm Maximum of 8 teams Top 4 teams qualify for Finals Playoff Bottom 4 teams play an avoid relegation playoff Bottom 2 teams are relegated down one division to D4 5v5 Matching numbered jerseys REQUIRED Futsal League Rules
Registration deadlines: NOW OPEN through 12/20 for teams and players Late regisration fee after 12/20. Roster deadlines: Matchday Week 1 - Minimum 7 players must be registered per team. Matchday Week 2 - Last day to add players After Week 2 - No additional players may be added to roster. Rare exceptions may be made with the approval of the League Director.




D2 5v5 League


Season: Winter 2022 Pre-Season Play Day: January 4th Season Start: January 11th Ends: February 27th Player Fee: $35 without jersey - $35 with jersey Team Fee: $300 without jerseys - $400 with jerseys Format: 5v5 futsal 22 minute halves Games on Tuesdays between 6-9pm Maximum of 8 teams Top 4 teams qualify for Finals Playoff Bottom 4 teams play an avoid relegation playoff Bottom 2 teams are relegated down one division to D3 5v5 Matching numbered jerseys REQUIRED Futsal League Rules
Registration deadlines: NOW OPEN through 12/20 for teams and players Late regisration fee after 12/20. Roster deadlines: Matchday Week 1 - Minimum 7 players must be registered per team. Matchday Week 2 - Last day to add players After Week 2 - No additional players may be added to roster. Rare exceptions may be made with the approval of the League Director.




2022 Season Dates


D1/D2 8v8 Leagues Winter Season Jan. 9th- March 20th (11 Week Regular Season) March 27th- Playoffs April 3rd- Finals April 10th- Push back date in case of weather Spring/Summer Season April 24th- July 17th (11 Week Regular Season) July 24th - Playoffs July 31st - Finals Aug. 7th - Push back date in case of weather Fall Season Aug. 21st - Nov. 6th (11 Week Regular Season) Nov. 13th - Playoffs Nov. 20th - Finals Nov. 27th & Dec. 4th (Push back date in case of weather) CFL 5v5 Leagues Winter Season Jan. 4th - Play Day Jan. 11th - Feb. 8th (5 Week Regular Season) Feb. 15th - Winter Playoffs Feb. 22nd - Winter Finals March 1st - (Pushback date in case of weather) Spring Season March 15th - Play Day March 22nd - May 10th (8 Week Regular Season) May 17 - Spring Playoffs May 24 - Spring Finals May 31 - Pushback date in case of weather Summer Season June 14th - Play Day June 21st - August 9th (8 Week Regular Season) August 16th - Summer Playoffs August 23rd - Summer Finals August 30th - (Pushback date in case of weather) Fall Season Sep. 13th - Play Day Sep. 20th - Nov. 8th (8 Week Regular Season) Nov. 15th - Fall Playoffs Nov. 22nd - Fall Finals Nov. 29th - Push back date in case of weather CFL Co-Ed 8v8 League Winter Season Jan. 5th - Feb. 16th (7 Week Regular Season) Feb. 23rd - Winter Playoffs March 2nd - Winter Finals March 9th - Push back date in case of weather Spring Season March 23rd - May 11 (8 Week Regular Season) May 18th - Spring Playoffs May 25th - Spring Finals June 1st - Push back date in case of weather Summer Season June 23rd - August 10th (8 Week Regular Season) August 17th - Summer Playoffs August 24th - Summer Finals August 31st - Push back date in case of weather Fall Season Sept. 14th - Nov. 2nd (8 Week Regular Season) Nov. 9th - Fall Playoffs Nov. 16th - Fall Finals Nov. 23rd & 30th - Push back dates in case of weather Over 30 League Winter Season Jan. 9th- March 13th (11 Week Regular Season) March 20th- Quarterfinals March 27th - Semifinals April 3rd - Finals April 10th- Push back date in case of weather Spring/Summer Season April 24th- July 10th (11 Week Regular Season) July 17th - Quarterfinals July 24th - Semifinals July 31th - Finals Aug. 7th - Push back date in case of weather Fall Season Aug. 21st - Oct. 30th (11 Week Regular Season) Nov. 6th - Quarterfinals Nov. 13th - Semifinals Nov. 20th - Finals Nov. 27th & Dec. 4th (Push back date in case of weather) Over 40 League Winter Season Jan. 9th - Feb. 6th (5 week regular season) Feb. 13th - Playoffs Feb. 20th - Finals Feb. 27th - (push back date in case of weather) Spring Season March 13th - May 15th (8 week regular season) May 22nd - Playoffs May 29th - Finals June 5th - (Push back date in case of weather) Summer Season June 26th - August 14th (8 week regular season) Aug. 21st - Playoffs Aug. 28th - Finals Sep. 11 - (Push back date in case of weather)
Fall Season Sep. 18th - Nov. 6th (8 week regular season) Nov. 13th - Playoffs Nov. 20th - Finals Nov. 27th & Dec. 4th (Push back dates in case of weather)





 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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