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(Some rules, field dimensions, and other elements may change)

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Two-Way Field: (Option 1)

  • The offensive team takes possession of the ball at its 5-yard line and has four (4) downs to cross midfield.

  • Once a team crosses midfield, it has three (3) downs to score a touchdown.

  • If the offensive team fails to cross midfield, on 3 downs,
    and elect to "punt" on 4th down, possession of the ball
    changes and the opposition starts its drive from its own
    5-yard line.

  • If the offensive team goes for it on 4th down and does not cross mid-field, the opposing team will start its possession from the spot.

  • Offensive Teams MUST declare 4th down intent; “Play or Punt”, when asked by the referee and prior to the ‘Ready for Play’.

  • Teams may use a timeout only to change the declaration of“Play” at any time prior to the expiration of the play clock.

  • If the declaration is “Punt” the ball changes possession and
    will be placed at the opposing Team’s 5-yard line, 1st down,
    with NO option to change the declaration.

  • If the offense fails to score, after crossing midfield the ball changes possession and the new offensive Team starts at its 5-yard line

One-Way Field Differences: (Option 2)

  • Starting possession will begin at the 40-yard line

  • There are no safeties. Ball will be spotted at the 40 with a change of possession.

  • The ball will never start further back then the 40-yard line.

  • Interceptions are dead balls and will be spotted at the 40-yard line.

  • Home and away teams should be on opposite sidelines.

  • All rules supersede rulebook

  • ‘ PUNT’ declaration is final

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