Maritime Football League
All games will be played with 10 players on the field unless BOTH teams agree to play with 12 players on the field.
(2) NUMBER OF DOWNS
For all games teams will play 4 down
football with the one
yard neutral zone. There
is NO requirement to pass on any down.
Initiating blocks below the waist is not permitted. Illegal blocks below the waist are a 15 yard penalty. Any player penalized twice for this infraction in the same game will not be permitted to play the remainder of the game.
(4) PRESSURE DEFENCE RESTRICTIONS
players may blitz from any depth inside "The
outside "The Box"
are not allowed
(5) TARGETING PENALTY
any player penalized for Unnecessary Roughness against a player in a
"defenseless posture" under Rule 7,
(6) HASH MARKS
When there are no hash marks on the field, the nearest goalpost will be used as the "hash mark".
(7) MERCY RULE
As per the Canadian Rulebook for Tackle Football.
No overtime during the regular season.