1st / 2nd Grade Touch League

The BYF 1st & 2nd Grade Touch League is an instructional league meant to introduce kids to basic football skill, plus teach players the value of teamwork and sportsmanship.  Registration info will be available soon.


All coaches have the responsibility to make this a FUN, REWARDING environment for all BYF participants.


2019 Schedule


Team listed first will be the visiting team, will wear pinnies and call coin toss

Field Map / Diagram


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What to Expect

Field Dimensions

  • 45 yards long x 20 yards wide

  • 10-yard end zone

Game Length

  • Two 25-minute halves with a running clock

    • If time expires, offensive team can finish a drive

  • One 60-second timeout per half

Game Play - Offense

  • A BYF High School Player/Coach plays quarterback

  • A coin flip will determine which team starts the game on Offense or Defense

    • The opposite team gets the ball to start the 2nd half

  • No kickoffs or punts

  • Each series begins at the 5-yard line

  • Four plays to get a first down at midfield

  • Four plays to score once a first down at midfield is achieved

  • Running plays are allowed on every other play

Game Play – Defense

  • One designated player can rush from the line of scrimmage 

    • A High School player/coach will be on the field to hold the players jersey

    • The player/coach will then count to five ("One Mississippi") and tell the player when to rush

  • Interceptions are live and may be advanced

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7 on 7 touch footbal

  • 7th player on Offense is the HS Player

Two Hand Touch


Blocking consists of getting in the way

NO grabbing, holding, shoving, pushing in the back, extending of arms.

Penalty: Replay the down from the previous spot

NO Stiff Arming/Flag Guarding/Lowering Shoulder/Diving

Penalty: Ball is down at the spot

Illegal/Early rush

Penalty: Replay the down from the previous spot


Ball is down at the spot

Offensive Pass Interference (OPI)

Penalty: Loss of down and play from previous spot

Defensive Pass Interference (DPI)

Penalty: Replay the down

Unsportsmanlike Conduct will NOT be tolerated

Penalty: Same as OPI/DPI

  • First offense – verbal warning

  • Second offense - the player is removed for the rest of the current series

  • Third offense – the player is removed for the remainder of the game

    • Examples : swearing, excessive roughness, taunting, etc.

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