Flag Football Rules Simplified
1 All players must wear appropriate clothing (short, t-shirt, sneakers).
2 Rosters are limited to 9 players. Six players are on the field at one time and at least two must be girls.
3 Games are played to 21 points or 12 minutes (continuous clock). Field size is 60yd X 30yd. The game is started and restarted after a score by a punt or a throw from the scoring team.
4 Touchdowns=6 points, and the conversion =1 point. Conversions consist of an offensive play from the five-yard line.
5 All players are eligible to receive a pass. Receiver must have at least one foot in bounds for a completion.
6 The ball must be snapped through the legs of the center to the QB. The QB is not permitted to run unless rushed.
7 A defensive player may rush after a 5second count, unless the ball is handed-off.
8 The offensive team has four downs to score. Failing to do so results in a change of possession, to be started where the last play ended.
9 Any ball that hits the ground after it contacts a player is dead. There are no fumbles.
10 Only obstruction type blocking (arms extended) are permitted.
11 All offensive penalties = loss of down / defensive penalties=first down.
Any disciplinary action required=ejection.