Standard NFHS rules will apply, except the items listed below:
a. NFL timing rules will be used.Clock runs continuously except on incompletions, timeouts, injuries, change of possession and scores.
b.The high school games will consist of 15-minute quarters and the middle school game will have 12-minute quarters.
c. Field Goals over 45 yards are 4 pts.
— All kicks will be executed, but none will be live.No blocks, No returns.
— There will be a returner on all punts. The offense will take over where the ball is caught or comes to a stop. Two returners can be used. In case of a muff, the ball will be marked where the ball was touched by the returner.
— KOs will be performed, but the offense will put the ball in play on the 30-yard line following the KO.
— Defense must use a 4-3 scheme.
— No blitzing, no aligning LBs on the line to show blitz.
— No twisting by the Defensive front.
— Defense can play man or zone coverages.
— Offense can employ multiple offenses but must have at least 1 back in a RUNNING BACK position (even or behind the QB).
— Can not motion the single back out before the snap.
— Each team will have a TE.He can be flexed, played in the backfield or as an attached end line TE.
— Each team will have 1 coaches challenge per half.The jumbotron will be utilized by the referee to determine the call.
— 3 Timeouts per half.
— There will be a two-minute warning in each half.