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).
2 full (1 minute) timeouts per half.
1 Head Coach and 1 Assistant Coach
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.
$5.00 for adults and $3.00 for kids
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.