Mighty Mite Rules of Play:
100 Yard Field
1 Coach on field with team. They must remain 10 yards from the line of scrimmage at start of play.
Game clock 4, 10 minute quarters, 10 minutes for halftime.
Running Clock: Clock will only stop on PAT attempts, injury time outs, extended penalty explanations at the discretion of the referee, and time outs (3 per half). A 45 second “play clock” will be used between plays, at the discretion of the referee.
There is no blitzing allowed no more than 6 men on line of scrimmage OR rush the ball. Players on the line of scrimmage MUST be in a 3 or 4 point stance and CANNOT LINE UP OVER THE CENTER.
**2ND VIOLATION= 15 YARDS
A blitz is defined as ANY player who is not a down lineman who immediately upon the snap of the ball makes a forward rush towards the line of scrimmage.
Defensive backs must remain 5 yards off of the ball at the snap. Linebackers must remain 3 yards off of the ball at the snap.
PAT Kicks and Punts there will be no rush allowed.
Once Offense and/or defense breaks from huddle, coach must remain quiet until play is blown dead.
Tiny Mite Rules
100 Yard field
2 Coaches on field with team. They must remain 10 yards fromthe line of scrimmage at start of play.
Game clock is 2, 22 minute halves with 10 min halftime. 1 minute between plays and possession change enforced or penalty to follow.
Running Clock: Clock will only stop on injury time outs, and timeouts (2 per half).
No kickoffs: To start each possession the offensive team will start from there own 30 yard line.
No Punts: On 4th down, a team has the option of running, passing, or turning over the ball to the opponents own 30 yard line.
No Score will be displayed on Scoreboards and no P.A.T.
MINIMUM PLAY RULE=we will follow mitey mite rules
Ball will be blown dead if fumbled behind line of scrimmage; however, ball will be live if fumbled beyond line of scrimmage.
Offense: All offensive backs must be lined up behind the offensive line. You will be allowed to split one offensive back no more that five (5) yards outside the tight end.
. Defense: No more than (6) defensive linemen on the line of scrimmage or rushing the ball. Linebackers must be (3) yards back and defensive backs and safeties must be 5 yards. Only lineman can rush the ball… NO blitzing. A blitz is defined as ANY player who is not a down lineman who immediately upon the snap of the ball makes a forward rush towards the line of scrimmage. Defensive line MUST be in a 3 or 4 point stance. No defensive player may line up over the center. .
**Major penalties=10 yards.
**Minor penalties=5 yards.