Flag football: Bucs’ preseason tournament starts this week

The Buccaneers Girls Flag Football Preseason Classic starts on Tuesday at the AdventHealth Training Facility. 

Now in its fifth year, the flag football tournament, presented by AdventHealth, is the largest in the country with more than 80 teams and more than 1,600 players competing. 

Tonight, the event will kick off with a dinner and locker room tours at Raymond James Stadium. Players also will have a chance to meet some of the Buccaneers in attendance. 

Here is the schedule for this week’s games.


Field 1

Steinbrenner vs. Hollins, 2

Robinson vs. Seminole, 3:15

Wharton vs. Newsome, 4:45

Field 2

Leto vs. Pinellas Park, 2

Sickles vs. Hollins, 3:15

Sickles vs. Seminole, 4:45

Field 3

Freedom vs. Countryside, 2

Carrollwood Day vs. Countryside, 3:15

Leto vs. Carrollwood Day, 4:45

Field 4

Robinson vs. Wharton, 2

Steinbrenner vs. Newsome, 3:15

Freedom vs. Pinellas Park, 4:45


Field 1

Lennard vs. Armwood, 2

Pasco-Hernando vs. Pirate Bay, 3:15

Central vs. Plant City, 4:45

Tampa Catholic vs. Palm Harbor University, 6

Field 2

Jefferson vs. Plant City, 2

Jefferson vs. Celebration, 3:15

Lennard vs. Crystal River, 4:45

Field 3

Central vs. Auburndale, 2

Tampa Catholic vs. Crystal River, 3:15

Sumner vs. Palm Harbor University, 4:45

Field 4

Sumner vs. Celebration, 2

Durant vs. Auburndale, 3:15

Durant vs. Armwood, 4:45


Field 1

East Bay vs. Bradenton Southeast, 2

Brandon vs. The Villages, 3:15

Riverview vs. Ocala Trinity Catholic, 4:45

Tarpon Springs vs. Hillsborough, 6

Field 2

Lakewood Ranch vs. Ocala Trinity Catholic, 2

Lakewood Ranch vs. Tampa Bay Tech, 3:15

Brandon vs. Bradenton Southeast, 4:45

Field 3

Citrus vs. Tampa Bay Tech, 2

East Bay vs. Tarpon Springs, 3:15

Citrus vs. Brooks DeBartolo, 4:45

Field 4

Bradenton Manatee vs. Brooks DeBartolo, 2

Riverview vs. Hillsborough, 3:15

Bradenton Manatee vs. The Villages, 4:45


Field 1

Gibbs vs. Alonso, 2

Gaither vs. Blake, 3:15

Fort Pierce Central vs. East Lake, 4:45

Palm Beach Wellington vs. Palmetto, 6

Field 2

Gaither vs. East Lake, 2

Fort Pierce Central vs. Alonso, 3:15

Miami Killian vs. Palmetto, 4:45

Field 3

Braden River vs. Davenport, 2

Miami Killian vs. Braden River, 3:15

Palm Beach Wellington vs. Gibbs, 4:45

Field 4

Bartow vs. Blake, 2

Bartow vs. Avon Park, 3:15

Davenport vs. Avon Park, 4:45


Field 1

St. Petersburg vs. Forest Hill, 8:30

Lakewood vs. Lecanto, 9:45

Bloomingdale vs. Sebring, 11

Palm Beach Gardens vs. Plant, 12:30

Harmony vs. Tallahassee Lincoln, 1:45

Orange Park Oakleaf vs. Windermere, 3:15

Stuart Martin County vs. Osceola, 4:30

Field 2

Lakewood vs. Belleview, 8:30

Pace vs. Belleview, 9:45

Tallahassee Godby vs. Lecanto, 11

Centennial vs. Pace, 12:30

Centennial vs. Windermere, 1:45

New Smyrna vs. Jensen Beach, 3:15

New Smyrna vs. Palm Beach Gardens, 4:45

Field 3

Bloomingdale vs. Dunedin, 8:30

Liberty vs. Dunedin, 9:45

Harmony vs. Plant, 11

Liberty vs. Jensen Beach, 12:30

Tallahassee Godby vs. Osceola, 1:45

Somerset vs. Sebring, 3:15

Orange Park Oakleaf vs. Orlando Freedom, 4:45

Field 4

Largo vs. Lake Weir, 8:30

St. Petersburg vs. Lake Weir, 9:45

Largo vs. Forest Hill, 11

Orlando Jones vs. Ocala Forest, 12:30

Stuart Martin County vs. Ocala Forest, 1:45

Orlando Jones vs. Orlando Freedom, 3:15

Somerset vs. Tallahassee Lincoln, 4:45