NFFL LEAGUE

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Playoffs are here!  Please see the Playoff Rule Changes Below:

For playoff games, the clock will stop during the last minute of each half at incomplete passes, change of possession, out of bounds and scores.

TIE BREAKER 

Playoff games can not end in a Tie. If at the end of regulation the game is tied then-

i) First possession choice goes to the winner of regulation coin toss, loser of toss chooses direction.

ii) Each team gets at least 1 possession; all regulation rules & penalties are in effect, there are no time-outs.

iii) Each team starts with the ball at the 7 yard line going towards closest goal line (1 play to score)

(1) Teams can run or pass the ball (NO RUN ZONE isn’t used in overtime). Teams score touchdowns (no extra points in overtime). If both teams score or don’t score touchdowns, the process is repeated.

(2) Interceptions stop the play and ball is dead.

(1) 1st OT & 2nd OT…Team’s alternate possession (teams have 1 play to score for each OT)… 3rd OT or more OT’s…score or yardage gained will end game…If teams score than we go to next OT…if Team A doesn’t score then the yards gained is marked. Team B runs 1 play …if they don’t score…yards gained is marked …team gaining most yardage wins.

As a reminder cleats of any kind are
not allowed on the field, sneakers and baseball turf shoes only. Mouthguards are required and must be supplied by the parents. We suggest that parents bring a water bottle for  your child. We will supply the jerseys, flags, and 2 footballs per team.
PLEASE REMEMBER: To preserve the quality of the turf and provide a clean and healthy environment the following are not allowed on the synthetic turf fields: • Dogs or pets of any kind • Food or beverages (except water), including gum, seeds, nuts or sports drinks.  AGAIN WATER ONLY • Smoking or tobacco products of any kind • Glass bottles or glass containers of any type • Folding chairs or any other type of outdoor furniture Please do not pick or pull grass fibers or infill material on the field.

Registrations are all in and teams have been formed. All players in grades 2-8 should have heard from their coaches or our league

The season will start SEPTEMBER 9th  and there will be an optional clinic on Labor Day.   Please click here for more information

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

NFFL is a not for profit league with net proceeds used to support Needham sports. The league is for children in grades K-8 from Needham and surrounding towns.

 

NFFL is a NON CONTACT organized flag football league.  Games will be played in Needham at Memorial Park on Sundays.    The league is a member of the NFL Flag Program and games will be played with the Official NFL Flag Football Rules.  The League is open to both boys and girls in Grades K-8.  Each player who is placed on a team will receive a reversible jersey with NFL team colors and logos and
a set of NFL flags.  Please see the Rules for more information.

Please feel free to contact us with any questions. Thank you.

 

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