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MO-KAN NFL FLAG Rule Amendments

2024 MO-KAN NFL FLAG Local Rule Amendments

Last Updated: Mar. 2024

I. Game

1. Teams must start games with a minimum of (4) players. In the event of an injury or multiple no-shows, a team may play with four players on the field.

i. If this occurs, teams will resume play in a 4v4 format.

V. Timing and Overtime

1. Regular Season games are played on a 40-minute continuous clock with two 20-minute halves, unless one team gains a 35-point advantage at which point the game will be scored final as is.

2. Halftime is three minutes.

3. Each time the ball is spotted, a team has 30 seconds to snap the ball.

4. Each team has (2) 60-second timeouts per half.

VI. Scoring

4a. A dropped snap in the endzone will result in a loss of down and the ball being returned to the original line of scrimmage.

VII. Coaches

2. One coach per team is allowed on the field of play for play-calling purposes.

i. All on-field coaches must remain completely out of the play during live balls; and offensive coaches should remain 10-yards behind the line of scrimmage.

IX. Live Ball/Dead Ball

7ai. If the ball hits the ground as a result of a bad snap, the down is consumed, and the ball is returned to the original line of scrimmage. LOMBARDI ONLY: If the ball falls to, or touches the ground during the initial center to quarterback exchange, the play is ruled a ‘Do Over’ with no loss of down, once per down. On a second consecutive occurrence, the down is consumed.

X. Running

9. Offensive players need not stop their motion once the ball has crossed the line of scrimmage but cannot impede any defenders’ path to the ball carrier.

XII. Rushing the Passer

1. LOMBARDI ONLY: Rushing the passer is not permitted.

XV. Formations

3. The center must snap the ball with a rapid and continuous motion from the ground to a player in the backfield, and the ball must completely leave his/her hands.

i. Snaps between the legs are not required. The alternative to this would be a fluid transition from the center to quarterback from the player’s knee.


2. None of the “recommended amendments” outside of what is stated above apply to MO-KAN NFL FLAG


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