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Flag Football & Cheerleading State Tournament

November 13

Annual Flag Football State Tournament that will be held at Gillette Stadium. Event includes Flag Football teams from Special Olympics Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Connecticut .


Flag Football Championships

This event happens every fall and serves as the season ending tournament for teams from all across New England and is supported by the New England Patriots and the New England Patriots Charitable Foundation.

A Special Olympics athlete prepares for a flag football game.

Cheerleading Demonstration

This event also includes Cheerleading demonstrations in which Special Olympics Cheerleading Athletes work on and learn cheers with the New England Patriots Cheerleaders, as well as perform the cheers they have practiced all season long.

Special Olympics Cheerleading.

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Get Involved

Want to be a part of  Special Olympics Massachusetts? We are always looking for enthusiastic volunteers who want to deliver sports to the 13,000 + athletes that participate in our programming.  Volunteer roles are wonderful opportunities to support, cheer-on, encourage and congratulate the athletes as they compete and showcase all of their hard work and training.

To get involved visit our online volunteer registration portal or for more information please contact our Volunteer Coordinator.


Contact: Charles Hirsch

Schedule of Events:

  • 8:00 am: Volunteer Arrival
  • 8:00 am: Team Registration Shift One
  • 8:30 am: Coaches’ Meeting
  • 9:00 am: Opening Ceremony
  • 10:00 am: Shift One Competition Begins
  • 10:00 am: Cheerleading Begins
  • 12:00 pm Shift Two Registration
  • 12:30 pm Shift One Awards
  • 112:30pm Shift Two Coaches meeting
  • 1:00pm: Shift Two Competition Begins
  • 3:30 PM Shift Two Awards

*Awards as divisions finish

**Schedule subject to change

Event Notes

  • Team List, Shift Assignments and Schedule (as of 11/2/2022)
  • Only registered Athletes, Coaches, Unified Partners and Volunteers are allowed on field
  • Families are welcome to attend and will be seated in the stands. NO FIELD ACCESS for Families and spectators
  • Cheerleading will take place inside Optum Lounge. MASKS ARE RECOMMENDED
  • In the case of inclement weather a status message will be left on this page and on the voicemail box of 508-485-0986 ext 222) after 6am the day of the event.
  • Bring a new Toy for Patriots Toy Drive and enter into raffle for Patriots Player autographed gear

Gillette Stadium Information

  • Do to construction at Gillette Stadium teams will enter stadium via CVS Health Gate
  • Park in lot 22
  • Families and Fans will set in West Stands (visitors bench)
  • Families and Fans will not have access to the field
  • Event layout: Gillette Venue Map
  • NO FOOD OR DRINK allowed inside Stadium or on the Field

Patriot Place Information

  • No Meals will be provided for teams. Multiple restaurants and food options are available inside Patriot Place
  • Available discounts to restaurants and stores in Patriots Place can be found here.



November 13
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Gillette Stadium
1 Patriot Place
Foxborough, MA 02035 United States
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