Turkey Bowl 2015

  • Alden Bridge Sports Park 4751 Highway 242 The Woodlands, TX, 77384 United States

IT'S BACK! Mark your calendars for Turkey Bowl 2015! This is the biggest one-day flag football tournament in The Woodlands that you don't want to miss!

Invite your friends & assemble your team for our annual community-wide Turkey Bowl co-ed flag football tournament! This is a double-elimination tournament: All teams guaranteed at least 2 games.


ROSTER RULES:
• *PLAYERS MUST BE AT LEAST IN 7TH GRADE (THIS TOURNAMENT IS MOSTLY ADULTS)
• 14 PLAYER MAXIMUM (7 ON-FIELD)
• 2 FEMALE PLAYER MINIMUM (2 FEMALE PLAYERS ON-FIELD AT ALL TIMES)
• IF FOR ANY REASON TEAM IS MISSING 1 FEMALE PLAYER ON-FIELD, TOTAL MAXIMUM ON-FIELD ROSTER CHANGES FROM 7 TO 5 (4 MALES 1 FEMALE)
• IF FOR ANY REASON TEAM IS MISSING 2 FEMALE PLAYERS ON-FIELD, TOTAL MAXIMUM ON-FIELD ROSTER CHANGES FROM 7 TO 3 (3 MALES)
• TEAMS CANNOT PICKUP FREE AGENTS ON GAMEDAY AT WILL BUT INSTEAD WILL DRAW FROM FREE AGENT HAT IF THEY ARE MISSING ANY REGISTERED PLAYERS AT REGISTRATION (IF REGISTERED PLAYERS ARE LATE, THEY ARE STILL FREE TO PLAY ON TEAM)
• FREE AGENTS WILL BE ASSIGNED FIRST TO TEAMS WITH SMALLEST ROSTER PRESENT AT REGISTRATION
• REMAINING FREE AGENTS WILL BE ASSIGNED TO LOWEST SEEDED TEAMS TO HIGHEST

SCORING RULES:
• TOUCHDOWN SCORED BY MALE PLAYER = 6 PTS
• TOUCHDOWN SCORED BY FEMALE PLAYER = 9 PTS
• SAFETY = 3 PTS (*THIS OCCURS VIA SACK IN ENDZONE OR IF QB DOES NOT THROW BALL IN 5 SECONDS WHEN STANDING IN OWN ENDZONE)
• NO EXTRA POINTS
• TOUCHDOWN IS DEFINED BY THE BALL BREAKING THE SCORING PLANE
• 2 FEET MUST BE IN-BOUNDS ON TOUCHDOWN RECEPTIONS IN THE END ZONE (SAME RULE APPLIES FOR RECEPTIONS FROM SCRIMMAGE)

RULES OF PLAY:
• *GAMES ARE 30 MINUTES (NO HALFTIME, CONTINUOUS CLOCK)
• NO KICKOFFS (OFFENSIVE POSSESSION BEGINS AT THE OPPOSING GOAL LINE)
• OFFENSIVE POSSESSION IS 6 PLAYS ONLY (NO FIRST DOWNS)
• GAME CLOCK RUNS CONTINUOUSLY
• PLAY CLOCK IS 25 SECONDS BEFORE SNAP (5 YARD PENALTY ENFORCED BY REF)
• QB HAS 5 SECONDS TO THROW OR ELSE PLAY IS CALLED DEAD FROM ORIGINAL LINE OF SCRIMMAGE
IF RUSHED (RUSH IS DEFINED BY DEFENDER LINED UP BEHIND RUSH BARRIER & CROSSING THE LINE OF SCRIMMAGE), QB IS STILL UNDER 5 SECOND RULE AND MUST THROW OR RUN PAST LINE OF SCRIMMAGE BY 5 SECONDS OR PLAY IS CALLED DEAD AT LINE OF SCRIMMAGE
• LATERAL PASSES & HANDOFFS ARE STILL SUBJECT TO 5 SECOND RULE TO CROSS LINE OF SCRIMMAGE
• ALL OFFENSIVE PLAYERS ARE ELIGIBLE RECEIVERS
CENTER SNAPS BALL ON EVERY PLAY (BALL MUST BE ON THE GROUND PRIOR TO SNAP)
• CENTER IS ONLY PLAYER ELIGIBLE TO BLOCK (HANDS MUST BE AT WAIST OR BEHIND BACK, NO DOWNFIELD BLOCKING) NO FLAG GUARDING (5 YARD PENALTY FROM SPOT OF INFRACTION)
• NO TACKLING (10 YARD PENALTY FROM SPOT OF INFRACTION)
• OFFENSIVE PLAYERS ARE FREE TO JUMP & JUKE TO MAKE PLAYS AS LONG AS THEY ARE NOT CREATING INTENTIONAL CONTACT ON DEFENDERS
• DEFENSE CAN RUSH AT ANY TIME FROM 5 YARDS BEHIND THE LINE OF SCRIMMAGE (2 CONNECTED CONES WILL CREATE RUSH BARRIER)
• QB CAN ONLY RUN THE BALL IF THEY ARE RUSHED BY DEFENDER (DEFENDER CROSSING THE LINE OF SCRIMMAGE IS CONSIDERED A RUSH)

November 15
Baptisms
December 2
First Wednesday