NEGFL GAME RULES SUMMARY

We play by GHSA rules with 2 exceptions: 

 

• 12 point lead - No full court press for team in the lead (1/2 court only).  Press can be reinstated at 10 point lead.

• 20 point lead (2nd half-only) Running clock unless opposing team can reduce lead to 10 points or less (this means last minute of the 4th quarter will be running)

 

Ball Size: 28.5 3rd-7th grade

Coaches are responsible for bringing warm-up balls for their team.

 

Goal Height: 10 ft-regulation

 

Time: (clock is regulation in 2nd and 4th quarters under 1 minute)

7th (4) 10-minute running clock quarters

6th (4) 10-minute running clock quarters

5th (4) 10-minute running clock quarters

3rd/4th (4) 10-minute running clock quarters

 

3 minutes for Half-time and 2 minutes for 1st Overtime (if necessary).  Second Overtime is Sudden Death (first team to score wins).

 

Time Outs:

2 full (1 minute) timeouts per half.

Coaches:

1 Head Coach and 1 Assistant Coach

 

No exceptions

a)  No additional coaches/parents behind, beside or on the bench

b)  More than 2 Coaches on the bench will result in:

•1st offense = Warning

•2nd or more offenses = Technical foul

 

Clock Operator-home team or Bookkeeper (both teams’ books)-visiting team

 

Each team will provide a clock operator or a bookkeeper for each game. We ask that coaches identify the individual prior to game time.

 

Admission:

$5.00 for adults and $3.00 for kids

  1. Coaches –1 Head Coach, 1 Assistant and one clock operator/bookkeeper per team will be admitted for free but must sign in at the admission table.