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Posted on: May 29, 2019

2019 Tikes N’ Spikes Flag Football Registration

Kid playing Flag Football

The City of Las Cruces Parks & Recreation Department will be offering individual and returning team registration for the upcoming 2019 Tikes N’ Spikes Flag Football League. The leagues are offered to Pre-K through 4th grade levels based on the 2019/20 school year. League play will begin on August 12. Players in Pre-K must be 4 years old by August 12 to register. Cost is $35 for returning team individuals (no jersey) and $45 for new players (includes a game jersey).

Returning Team Registration 

Registration will be held June 24 - 27, for returning team individuals only. Coaches will be responsible for submitting a returning team roster, but players will be required to register individually online for their team during this period. Online registration can be accessed at http://www.las-cruces.org/178/Parks-Recreation.

To be considered a returning team, the coach/team must:

  • Submit a roster with at least seven returning player names to athletics@las-cruces.org no later than Monday, June 17. Late roster submissions will not be accepted.
  • At least seven returning players must register individually no later than Thursday, June 27.
  • Team members who fail to register during “Returning Team Registration” dates will be considered new players and will be required to register during Individual (New Player) Registration (dates below).

Returning players not interested in joining their returning team will also be required to register individually during Individual (New Player) Registration (dates below).

 Individual (New Player) Registration: 

Online registration – Participants are required to obtain or renew their Parks & Recreation issued *Activity ID card at Meerscheidt Recreation Center no later than June 22. Players who have met the new ID requirements can register online on Friday, June 28 at http://www.las-cruces.org/178/Parks-Recreation.

Onsite (in person) registration will be held from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, June 29 at Meerscheidt Recreation Center (1600 E. Hadley Ave).

Online registration will reopen Monday, July 1 and will remain open until full. Space is limited and registration is first come, first served.

*All participants are required to have a Parks & Recreation Activity ID card to register and participate. To obtain a card, parents or guardians, along with the child, must appear in person at Meerscheidt Recreation Center to fill out the permission form, provide proof of child’s age and grade level, and have the child’s photo taken. Cards will be issued from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday and from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturdays. ID cards will not be issued on registration days.


For more information, call 575/541-2563 or by email at Athletics@las-cruces.org

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