Flag Football Leagues
SIX ON SIX FLAG FOOTBALL
6 on 6 Flag Football League
8 games season
League starts on 9/17/17
All games on Sundays (8:30, 10 or 11:30 start time)
Flags and insurance included- Three officials per game
Roster size up to 15 players
Cost: $900.00 per team
All games will be played on Sunday mornings like last year. If you know of any additional players/teams that are interested in playing, please forward this information.
League Provides the Following
League Insurance, team insurance, penalty flags, t-shirts (uniform), cones, field paint, registered officials, trophies to winners, eight season games.
May have up to 12 players
Free substitutes during game
Only six allowed in huddle
Teams must appoint a manager to talk to league officials
For more information call 585-703-3999 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
2-25 minutes halves (running clock with 2 minute warnings at each half pro style
Must wear uniform
Shirt must be tucked in
Flags must be property of Foxy’s Amateur Sports
6 players on offense; 6 on defense
Field is 40 yards wide, 80 yards long, 10 yard end zones
Offensive linemen must be on line of scrimmage (must have at least two receivers)
Wide receiver must be on line of scrimmage
Quarterback has to be within 10 yards of line of scrimmage
Quarterback self snaps the ball from behind center
Quarterback can only run if he is rushed
Offense is allowed one man in motion
Offense cannot run the ball up the middle, must stay outside tackle box
Play starts and ends with whistle (40 seconds between plays)
Markers on field represent first downs (20 yard increments)
If player with the ball hands touch the ground, elbow, or knee, he is down.
Cannot lead with shoulder or head.
Defense must line up someone in front of center.
Defense can only rush quarterback if they line up in front of a defense player.
Defense does not have to rush passer.
Defense cannot strip ball.
Defense can line up in formation, but can only rush passer if on line of scrimmage in front of offensive player.
Extra point 5 yards, 1 point, 10 yards, 2 points.
No diving to advance ball, where he leaves ball will be placed.
Illegal contact with receiver, 5 yards, 1st down.
Inadvertent whistle, at the time of such, the team with possession has the option of replaying the down or result of play.
Neutral zone will be marked with 24” rope.
PUNTING: punting is allowed but MUST BE CALLED
Ball on punt can be returned
A muffed punt is dead ball and remains with offense
Offense can stop the ball from rolling
Offense allowed one man in motion
Ball just needs to touch goal line for score
Must catch ball with one foot in bounds
Punter must be within ten yards. Same rule as QB
6 on 1 rule
Punting team stays on the field and receiving team sends out 1 returner for the return
Player must catch the ball in the air to return
If ball punted hits the ground ball is dead where it is touched
Team will start with ball on 15 yd line
3 opportunities for 1st downs
If quarterback pitches or laterals ball to another eligible receiver, the quarterback then becomes eligible
If ball is fumbled it is a dead ball and the offense maintains possession
If ball is fumbled behind line of scrimmage, the ball is marked at spot it was fumbled
If a player catches ball without flags, he is down where it is caught
Teams will have 1 play 4th and 25 to get the ball back. if not successful the ball is turned over where it is advanced to. This play cannot be returned by defense.
Interceptions can be returned
Defense must block above the waste
5 YDS FOR ONE POINT
10 YDS FOR TWO POINTS
TACKLES IN ENDZONE
INTENTIONAL GROUNDING IN ENDZONE
Blocking below the waist 15 yds.
Fighting 15 yds (Ejection) 1st down
Defense holding, 10 yds, automatic 1st down
Offensive holding, 10 yds, replay down
Illegal formation offense, 10 yds.
Illegal formationdefense if rush, 10 yds
Stopping 15 yds, 1st down (possible ejection)
Runs up the middle, 10 yds
Illegal motion, 5 yds
False start, 5 yds
QB running without rush, 5 yds
Blocker not in front of QB, 5 yds
Intentional grounding, 10 yds, loss of down
Still arm, 15 yds
Hands to the face, 15 yds
Throwing to ineligible receivers, 10 yds
QB moving before snap, 5 yds
Tackling, 15 yds
Lowering head or shoulder, offense, 15 yds, loss of down
No taunting, 15 yds, (possible ejections)
Flag guarding (spot foul, 10 yds from spot)
Tampering with flags, 15 yds, ejection
Tripping, 15 yds
Pass interference offense, 15 yds
Defense interference,10 yds and 1st down
Removing flags before player has ball is 15 yd penalty and 1st down. If there is no one between player and goal, TD.
During regular season overtime will be college rules with each team getting two possessions. If tied after 1 possession each game will end tie
Playoffs will be sudden death 20 minute half and if tie remains, college rules for overtime will apply
The LEAGUE will not tolerate any fighting AT ALL. Punches, kicks, or altercations that result in any violence, will result in ejections, penalties and possible fines.
*Arguing could lead to possible ejections.