Welcome to Powder Puff Football

Powder Puff Football is a girls football game using the touch football or flag football rules. Here on this site we focus on girl's flag football, although the rules and skills are mostly interchangeable.

What is flag football?

Flag Football is a low or no-contact variation of American tackle football. Many elements of the game are the same as tackle football with the exception of tackling. Instead of tackling the ball carrier, the defensive players attempt to pull a flag from the runners belt in order to end the down. At its heart flag football game of speed, agility and cunning. The later being the most important as any team can make up for a gap in athletic ability with mental preparedness and a well executed game plan.

How to play flag football

Our articles are designed to be resources to help you up your game or if you are just starting out learn how to play flag football.


The rules are simple and very similar to the youth flag football rules. Depending on the age of the participants, the amount of contact allowed or tolerated varies. Particularly at the high school level and college intramural flag football, the rules may allow for blocking and increased physical play. If you want learn how to play flag football, check out our rules page. Its also a good idea to review your flag football league rules for any changes or discrepancies.


We have available 2 flag football playbooks comprised of 5-on-5 and 6-on-6 flag football plays. These can be adjusted to account for more or fewer players.


Improve your Powderpuff Football game play by using our handy flag football skills guide. Packed full of the knowledge you need to be a better player

Top 5 Reasons To Consider Playing Powder Puff Football

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More and more high schools and colleges have started to encourage females to sign up to their powder puff football teams. This is absolutely fantastic news and it is brilliant to see that schools are starting to focus on their female athletes just as much as their male ones. Sadly however, sign-ups are not all that great.

This is NOT because females are not interested in playing. Many of them are. It is mainly down to the fact that there are very few people out there attempting to convey the benefits of girls flag football. I am going to attempt to change that on this page.

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Razzle-Dazzle Your Opponents With These Powder Puff Football Trick Plays

Powder Puff Football Trick Plays
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Everyone loves trick plays, except for the teams at the losing end of one.   Or so it seems.   This has to be one of the most asked about and requested plays that I get.

My canned response is, if you follow my concepts of good play design, you’ll know that every flag football play should have some trickery to it.  But I don’t think this is what people are talking about when they ask for trick plays.  I think what they really want are the gadget plays, the gimmicks, the show stoppers; something with some flare and a little razzle-dazzle.

That one play that is your only chance when all your hope has just about faded…

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25 More Powder Puff Team Names

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Photo By Adam Gessaman  CC BY-NC-SA 2.0

Just in case the first 30 Team Names weren’t enough, we dug a little deeper through the internets and came up with another list of candidates for your girls flag football team.

Also just below the list are 3 more bonus names.  These names in particular have a little bit of NFL history to them, which maybe good if your a fan of certain NFL teams.

If you have a good powder puff team name and a good story of how it came about we’d love to hear from you in our comments section.

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30 Of The Best Powder Puff Team Names

Powder Puff Team Names LogoNeed a Powder Puff Team Name or Slogan?   Look no further, we have compiled this list of 30 of the best powder puff football team names from all over the internet.

This is a list of primarily girls football team names, although more than a few could be used for guys or coed teams as well.   Peruse the list, and find your team a nutty, cool, witty, or imaginative sports team name.  Your team’s name is a great opportunity for you to get noticed and to stand out from the competition.  Hopefully you will find one you like or at least get some cool ideas for your team.

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How To Design The Best Flag Football Plays

Powder Puff Football | PigskinFlag football is game of speed, agility and cunning.  Cunning being one of the most important factors.   So how do we leverage our “cunning” to be competitive in powder puff football?  One way is by building a collection of the very best flag football plays that will allow you to dominate the opposing defenses.

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All New Powder Puff Football

This site has had a make over and we are planning on adding quite a bit of content in the next few weeks.   If you have any questions or specifics about Powder Puff Football that you’d like us to talk about, feel free to send us an email using our contact form.

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