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Rule Book- Updated

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Changes made to 2017 Spring season rule book:

2nd/3rd grade will play 7v7 due to roster size.

A few changes and rules to highlight per rule book below:

  • Playtime- EACH PLAYER MUST PLAY ATLEAST 3 QUARTERS OF THE GAME. This is mandatory
  • Stat sheets will be required to be filled out for each game and dropped off at the tent or to an Aim High official. Stat sheets are required to monitor equal playing time. (Stat sheets will be emailed shortly and copies found at tent).
  • Kinder-1st, 2nd-3rd play 6v6, 4th/5th plays 7v7 on field size 80x 40, 6th, 7th-8th play full field 7v7
  • Defensive Penalties: Defensive Off sides is a 5-yard penalty. Offense will replay the down. This will be a Dead ball foul.
  • Taunting- +10yards from LOS & Automatic first down. If a touch down is scored during a taunting play the touch down will count and the ball will be placed on the 30-yard line.
  • Play Clock starts when the Ball is spotted, not when the play is over.
  • DBS have to play the ball. Corner back will have to turn in the direction of the ball. If both players happen to contact each other while both playing the ball, no foul will be called. A corner cannot slap the receiver's hands. He must get his hands on the ball first.
  • Down Field Blocking- NO BLOCKING. Receivers cannot run down the field with the receiver who has the ball.
  • Mercy Rule- If winning team is up by 28 points at the start of the 4th quarter, the opposing team has one possession to score. If they fail to score the game will be recorded at the score as it is and the game will go into scrimmage mode. The clock will not stop.
  • No longer allowed to tape pockets- If your player has shorts with pockets he will not be able to play.
  • Mouth Guards are mandatory
  • FOUL LANGUAGE WILL NOT BE TOLERATED
  • Full Field- Grades 6th, 7th, 8th & 9th)- Home team will be on the side without the parents. The away team will be on the side with the parents. We will try this out, if there are any incidents we will go back to the way it was.