The BYF 3rd & 4th Grade Flag League is an instructional league meant to continue kids' grasp of football as well as to teach young 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.
GAMES PLAYED AT ROTOLO MIDDLE SCHOOL ON SATURDAYS 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.
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
45 yards long x 30 yards wide
10-yard end zone
Two 25-minute halves with a running clock
One 60-second timeout per half
Game Play - Offense
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
Quarterback scrambles are considered a running play
Game Play – Defense
One designated player can rush from the line of scrimmage
The player or coach will count to 5 at a normal pace (i.e. 1 dot, 1 apple, 1 mississippi, etc.)