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Feb, 2019

7 on 7 Spring Flag Football Comes to PYAA

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Age Groups & Cost:
9U, 11U and 14U – Age as of 7/31/19. Age groups match fall age groups.
$50 Fee includes t-shirt and fee for entire spring session- To be collected by the team to turn in to
Practice & Game Schedule:
Each team sets their practice schedule.
Practice can begin Monday, March 18, 2019
Tentative Game Schedule – Saturdays – April 13, 2019 thru Saturday, May 18, 2019
1-Day Tournament on Saturday, June 01, 2019
Game Rules:
The 7 on 7 game will be played on a 40 yard field (100 yard field split in half) with two 20 minute
halves (running clock).
There is a 25 second play clock in between plays.
All possessions will start on the 40 yard line and the offensive team can achieve only one first
down when they reach the
20 yard line. The offense must have a center to snap the ball to the quarterback (under center
or shotgun). Only pass
plays are allowed and the quarterback only has four seconds to pass the ball. Double passes
are allowed as long as the
first pass is within four seconds and the second pass must be a forward pass.
The center is eligible to receive a pass. A fumble is considered a dead ball. No blocking or
contact is allowed. Offensive
receivers not catching the ball must stop when the ball is caught.
Touchdown – 6 points
Extra point from 10 yard line – 1 point
Extra point from 15 yard line – 2 points
Interceptions – Dead ball at the point of interception. Intercepting team gets ball at 20 yard line.
Overtime – Each team has a chance to score in each overtime from the 20 yard line until a
winner is declared. Max 3
Tackling or other contact is not allowed. The defensive player must make an effort to pull the
flag of the offensive
player. The defense can’t rush the QB.
Offensive penalties include: blocking, pass interference, unnecessary roughness, false start.
Penalties will result in a 10
yard loss and loss of down.
Defensive penalties include: pass interference and unnecessary roughness. Penalties result in a
10 yard gain for the
offense and an automatic first down.
All players must wear a mouthpiece
Shirts must be tucked into shorts and flags worn on the sides
The 7 on 7 game will be played on a 40 yard field (100 yard field split in half)
1 coach from each team is allowed on the field (The referee may remove the coach if he
becomes a distraction to the game)
● Two 20 minute halves (running clock), five minute halftime
● 25 second play clock in between plays
● 3 timeouts per team per game
● 1 additional timeout per team for overtime
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