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TOURNAMENT

​​​​Eric Matthews Foundation Flag Football Tournament is a 7 on 7 Tournament for adults only 21 and up.


General Rules
7-on-7, fourteen (14) person roster
30 minute game, played over two 15 minute halves
Running clock, except for the final two minutes of the second half
Field divided into four 10-yard boxes, and first downs are awarded each time the offense reaches the next box
No blocking, kicking, or fumbles
Only one lateral allowed per play

Post-Snap
Once the ball is snapped, the defense has to wait two seconds to rush, and the quarterback will have a total of four seconds to release the ball or cross the line of scrimmage
The quarterback cannot run unless rushed
The defense can blitz five times per half without waiting two seconds
All players are eligible downfield, except for the center
North/south handoffs not allowed but pitches and handoffs to east/west runners permitted

Scoring
6 pts per TD 
Teams will have option based on distance to convert PATs of :

5 yd line 1pt,

10 yd line 2pt 

15 yd line 3pt

Penalties
Most penalties will not award yardage, but rather a free play or loss of down
Ball will generally go into play at the spot of the foul or the previous spot

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