Prime Time Athletics

Prime Time Athletics NFL Approved Youth Flag Football

Timing and Overtime

  • Games are played with a 40 minute continuous clock, 2 (20 minute) halves.
  • The clock will stop at every dead ball inside 2 minutes of each half if the score is within 8 points.
  • Halftime is five (5) minutes.
  • Each time the ball is spotted, a team has 30 seconds to snap the ball.
  • Each team has (1) 60 second time-out per half during the “regular season”.
  • Each team will have (2) 30 second time-outs per half for “end of season” tournaments only.
  • Officials can stop the clock at their discretion.
  • In the event of an injury the clock will stop and then restart when the injured player is removed from the field of play.
  • If the score is tied at the end of regulation, the game will go into overtime except in the 5-6 division.
  • In tournament or playoff situations, an overtime period will be used to determine a winner in all divisions.
  • Overtime: There will be a coin toss. Each team will go for 1 point (no-run zone). If still tied, each team will go for 1 point again. If still tied after the 2nd time, each team will go for 2 points (run or pass) until someone wins. Teams will stay on the same side of field during overtime.



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