Girls Flag Football to debut as IHSA sport in fall 2024

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On Feb. 14, the Illinois High School Association (IHSA) announced Girls Flag Football is now officially a sanctioned sport in Illinois.

According to, “Girls Flag Football will be the latest sport to debut an IHSA State Series, as the IHSA will conduct its inaugural postseason, culminating with an IHSA Girls Flag Football State Champion being crowned, in fall 2024.” To read more, click on the link above.

The Chicago Bears (a partner in supporting and championing Girls Flag Football) posted a video to share this exciting announcement, which features several members of the Willowbrook Girls Flag Football Team and Co-Head Coach Rachel Karos. To watch the announcement, click on the video above.