Flag Football Game Rules - AFFL

Flag Football Game Rules: Read about the game’s rules before you start. A 60-minute game played over two 30 minutes halves. No blocking, kicking, or fumbles.      7-on-7, twelve person roster A 60-minute game played over two 30 minute halves

Running clock, except for the final two minutes of the second half

Field divided into four 25-yard boxes, and first downs are awarded each time the offence reaches the next box

No blocking, kicking, or fumbles — Only one lateral allowed per play.


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


6 pts per TD under 50 yards, 7pts for TDs over 50 yards

Teams will have option based on distance to convert PATs of 1, 2 or 3 points


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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