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2017 & 2018 NIRSA Flag & Touch Football Rules Book & Officials' Manual 18th Edition eBook

2017 & 2018 NIRSA Flag & Touch Football Rules Book & Officials' Manual 18th Edition eBook

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    NIRSA, the leader in collegiate recreation—with its membership serving over 8 million students—provides the latest rule changes in flag and touch football with its 18th edition of a classic in the field.

    The 2017 & 2018 NIRSA Flag & Touch Football Rules Book & Officials’ Manual also offers updated information for the Flag & Touch Football Officials’ Manual as well as instruction on proper mechanics for three-person and four-person crews.

    This new edition highlights the rule changes in the book, making it easy for you to pick out what’s new or changed. And the pocket size of the book makes it easy to consult at games, whether you’re a coach, instructor, official, player, or fan of flag and touch football.

    The 2017 & 2018 NIRSA Flag & Touch Football Rules Book & Officials’ Manual, developed by the NIRSA Flag Football Editorial Board, offers a section on the changes for 2017 and 2018 and explains the following rules:
    Rule 1. The Game, Field, Players, and Equipment
    Rule 2. Definitions of Playing Terms
    Rule 3. Periods, Time Factors, and Substitutions
    Rule 4. Ball in Play, Dead Ball, and Out of Bounds
    Rule 5. Series of Downs, Number of Down, and Team Possession After Penalty
    Rule 6. Kicking the Ball
    Rule 7. Snapping, Handing, and Passing the Ball
    Rule 8. Scoring Plays and Touchback
    Rule 9. Conduct of Players and Others
    Rule 10. Enforcement of Penalties
    The book also offers summaries on these topics:
    • Fouls and penalties
    • Co-rec football rules
    • Youth football rules
    • 4 on 4 football rules
    • 10 commandments for clinicians and observers
    The NIRSA Football Officials’ Manual is then presented in seven sections:
    Part I. Officiating Basics
    Part II. Game Administration
    Part III. Officiating Responsibilities
    Part IV. Communication
    Part V. 3-Person Mechanics
    Part VI. 4-Person Mechanics
    Part VII. Code of Official Football Signals
    This easy-to-read rule book and officials’ manual reflects NIRSA’s continuing commitment to the development of flag and touch football and the organization’s efforts to keep training and officials’ manuals current and relevant. As such, this book is an essential resource for officials, coaches, and players connected to flag and touch football in various settings, from youth levels through collegiate levels.

    Audience

    Coaches, officials, instructors, players, and fans of flag and touch football.

    Table of Contents

    NIRSA Flag & Touch Football Editorial Board
    Dedication
    Moving Closer to a Standardized Football Code
    Valuable Programming Tools
    Acknowledgments
    Official NIRSA Rules Book and Interpretations
    Changes for 2017 and 2018
    If in Doubt

    NIRSA FOOTBALL RULES BOOK
    Rule 1. The Game, Field, Players, and Equipment
    Rule 2. Definitions of Playing Terms
    Rule 3. Periods, Time Factors, and Substitutions
    Rule 4. Ball in Play, Dead Ball, and Out of Bounds
    Rule 5. Series of Downs, Number of Down, and Team Possession After Penalty
    Rule 6. Kicking the Ball
    Rule 7. Snapping, Handing, and Passing the Ball
    Rule 8. Scoring Plays and Touchback
    Rule 9. Conduct of Players and Others
    Rule 10. Enforcement of Penalties
    Fouls and Penalties Summary
    Co-Rec Football Rules Summary
    Youth Football Rules Summary
    4 on 4 Football Rules Summary
    10 Commandments for Clinicians and Observers

    NIRSA FOOTBALL OFFICIALS’ MANUAL
    Part I. Officiating Basics
    Part II. Game Administration
    Part III. Officiating Responsibilities
    Part IV. Communication
    Part V. 3-Person Mechanics
    Part VI. 4-Person Mechanics
    Part VII. Code of Official Football Signals
    INDEX TO RULES

    About the Author

    The NIRSA Flag Football Editorial Board is made up of numerous professionals and students who are responsible for implementing intramural programs for their participants. They work day to day with the intricacies of implementing a flag football program and are able to keep all the training materials up to date and relevant.