Flag Football Rules

Intramural Sports

The Cal Intramural Sports Flag Football Rules are based on the National Intramural-Recreational Sports Association (NIRSA) Flag & Touch Football Rules. Some of the more important rules as well as rules unique to the Cal Intramural Sports Program are included herein. All players are responsible for reading this document prior to participating in Flag Football.

Conduct and Disqualification
Picture Identification Is Required

 

Flag Football rules

 

Rule Changes
End of Game
Roster Limit
Equipment of Players
Periods and Time Factors
Playing Time and Intermissions
10-Play Series
Mercy Rule
Tie Game
Time Outs
Ball in Play, Dead Ball, and Out-of Bounds
Inadvertent Whistle
Fumbles
Punts
Snapping, Handing, and Passing the Ball
Legal snap
Formation
Motion
No direct snap
Passing Plays
Simultaneous catch
Pass Interference
Running Plays
Scoring Plays and Touchbacks
Touchdowns
Conversions
Safeties
Touchbacks
Conduct of Players and Others
Offensive Screen Blocking
Interlocked Interference
Use of Hands or Arms by the Defense
Runner
Loss of Flags
Taunting