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.
• NO PRESS in 2nd Grade Division
28.5 4th through 7th grade
27.5 3rd Division (3rd/4th)
27.5 2nd Grade Division (2nd/3rd)
Coaches are responsible for bringing warm-up balls for their team.
8.5 ft for 2nd Division (2nd/3rd)
Free Throw Line:
2nd and 3rd (2nd/3rd and 3rd/4th) free throw line is the second dash from the real free throw line
4th and 4th/5th is the first dash from the free throw line
All other divisions use the real free throw line
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
4th (4) 10-minute running clock quarters
3rd (4) 10-minute running clock quarters
2nd (4) 8-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. They do NOT carry over.
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.