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The Referee will call penalties

 

Referees determine incidental contact that may result from normal run of play

 

Only the Head Coach may ask the referee questions about rule clarification and interpretations. Players may not question calls.

Flag Obstruction

All Jerseys must be tucked in before play begins. The flags must be on the players hips and free from obstruction. Deliberately obstructed flags will be considered flag guarding.

 

Scoring
Touchdowns 6 points
Extra Points

 

Conversions
5 yard line (1 point) No Run only pass on 1 point conversion
10 yard line (2 point) Run or pass allowed

 

Catch- 1 foot in bounds

TD- Ball breaks the plane of the endzone

Bad snap ball placed where it lands

 

Interceptions (Pick 6)can be run back for touchdowns. With extra point to follow.

Interceptionson 1pt conversion can be run back for1pt

Interceptionson 2 pt conversion can be run back for 2 pts

Interceptionson 1pt conversion can be run back for1pt

Interceptionson 2 pt conversion can be run back for 2 pts

 

Game Management

 

Game Length
Four 10 minute quarters with running clock

 

Clock Management
Play Clock 30 seconds once Ball is placed down
Halftime 3 minutes long

Timeouts

(2) 1 minute timeouts per half
The clock will only stop for time-outs and injuries (it does not stop for incomplete passes, out of bounds, change of possession)
The clock will also stop in the final 2 minutes of the game (4th Qtr) if there is an offensive penalty, incomplete pass, orplayer runs out of bounce.

 

Beginning Game Play
At the start of each game, captains from both teams shall meet at midfield for the coin toss to determine who willstart with the ball. The visiting team willcall the toss.
The winner of the coin toss has the choice of offense or defense.

 

Run Plays
No Run Zone(Minor & Peewee Division) There are no runs within five yards of the midfield first down(25-20 yard line), or five yards of the goal line(5yard line-Goal line).

 

No Run Zone(Major & Pro Division)There are no runs within five yards of the first down(40-35 yard line),(25-20 yard line), or five yards of the goal line(5yard line-Goal line).

 

Runs must be outside of the Tackle,and not directly straight up the middle through the center.

QB can't Run or leave the backfield!!

 

Penalty within No Run Zone does not allow the Offensive team to use a run.

Defense has to align 3 yards back from the line of scrimmage

 

Dead Ball

5 second Pass rule
Incomplete pass
Runners knee down
flag is pulled
Runner goes out of bounds

 

Ball carrier's flaginadvertently falls offduringthe course of play thedefense must one hand touch him down.

 

No Safeties

In the case of an inadvertent whistle, the offense has two options:

a. Take the ball where it was then the whistle blew, and down is replayed.

b. Replay the down from the original line of scrimmage.

Sportsmanship Rule:

If a team is leading by a margin of 25 or more points, the running clock will apply and only stop for charged timeouts.

 

Misconduct By Players, Managers, and Spectators
Unsportsmanlike conduct Pushing of players, verbal abuse,or profanity is not tolerated Automatic 10 yard penalty. 2nd Unsportsmanlike is automatic ejection.

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