The Alaska Football League will regulate and promote the highest level of amateur football in order to provide athletes an opportunity to develop and advance their football careers. The AFL will strive to provide family entertainment while encouraging competitiveness and exercising sportsmanship.
The AFL rules shall be based on the NCAA rules except as modified by the AFL.
The AFL is played with 9 men on offense and defense
The Offense must have 5 players on the line of scrimmage
The Defense must have 3 players on the defensive line
The field dimensions are 55x100 yards with 10 yard endzones
The AFL timekeeping will be 15 minute running quarters, stop time last minute of each half.
AFL Scoring; Touchdown: Six (6) points, Safety: Two (2) points, Field Goal (3) points, PAT From the 3 yard line by running/passing: One (1) point. PAT from the 10 yard line by running/passing: Two (2) points, Returned PAT by defense to Team A’s end zone: Two (2) points
Overtime: each possession starts at the fifty (50) yard line Team A has four downs to score a Touchdown or gain as many yards as possible. If score Team A then has the option of going for one (1) or two (2) extra point(s). Team B will then have the same opportunity to either tie or beat Team A’s score or yardage gained. If unsuccessful, then Team A wins the game.
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The Alaska Football League staff is comprised of Owner, Abe Hernandez and Executive Director Bob Lee. Please see staff section for full details on other AFL staff
The Alaska Football League was formed in 2008 to be the developmental league for the Alaska Wild of the Indoor Football League. In 2010 AK Air It Out indoor flag football for men and women and the Far North Women's outdoor Flag Football joined the umbrella of the AFL.
Please see the Mission Statement
Any positions currently available are displayed in our job opportunities section where further details are available.
The Alaska Football League has three divisions. The Gridiron division (tackle) season starts in August. The Far North Division is the outdoor flag football league for men and women that also starts in August. The AK Air It Out Indoor flag for men and women starts in January.
Player fees for the flag divisions average around $100 but does not include team jersey. Player fees for the tackle division average around $100, but does not include, team uniform or football equipment.
Please contact the following: Abe Hernandez League Owner 907-717-5700