FOOTBALL 2017 APPROVED CREW COMMUNICATIONS LIST The document below lists the 2017 approved communication devices. If your crew would like to request a system for approval … FOOTBALL 2017 MECHANICS MANUALS The TASO 2017 Approved Mechanics Manuals are now available in the Member\'s Portal. COMPOSITE FOOTBALLS The following procedure is to be used when a team, UIL or TAPPS, presents composite footballs for use in a game: VARSITY GAMES: … BLOCKING BELOW THE WAIST CHART The blocking below the waist rule has generated the largest amount of discussion during our rules clinics. Here is a chart … 2016 UIL EXCEPTIONS Click on the documents links to view and/or download the 2016 UIL Football Rules Exceptions. 2016 TASO FOOTBALL PRE-SEASON VIDEO REVIEW #1 Click HERE to view. NCAA 2016 RULE CHANGES (REVISED 3/23/16) Click below to view the document of 2016 rules changes, revised March 23, 2016. REMEMBER MANY OF THESE RULE CHANGES WILL BE UIL … Football Rules Committee proposes enhancements to targeting rule The group also recommends allowing additional use of electronic devices by coaches February 11, 2016 11:00am by Ty Halpin … microphones on coaches during the game Occasionally a coordinator or a conference office will receive a request for a coach to be allowed to wear a microphone during … 2015 Illegal Equipment For a video focused on the 2015 Rule Changes concerning illegal equipment, please click here. 2015 UIL Exceptions For a copy of the 2015 UIL Exceptions, download the attached document. 2015 Pre-Season Rules Review Here are the 2015 Pre-Season Rule Review e-mails sent out by Tommy Moore. Final 2015 NCAA Football Prop Rule Changes Approval REMEMBER THE UIL MAY HAVE EXCEPTIONS TO THESE CHANGES. All, The NCAA Playing Rules Oversight Panel (PROP) has given final … CFO 2015 Winter Meeting Summary The annual winter meeting of the College Football Officiating (CFO) Coordinators was held in Irving, TX, at the headquarters of … TASO Football Coaches Card TASO Football Coaches Card TASO Football Membership Card Policy TASO Football Membership Cards The new TASO Football Membership cards have now been shipped to all chapters. Lost or stolen … Blocking Below the Waist Examples Click below for BBW examples Targeting Guidelines Click below for 2013 Targeting Guidelines.


NCAA Tie Breaker System


ARTICLE 3. The NCAA tie breaker system will be used when a high school varsity game is tied after four periods. NCAA football playing rules apply, with the following exceptions:

Districts games that play using "positive points" will use the following exceptions;

Coaches in the game MUST inform the referee before the game (pre game conference) that the game will be played using the UIL "positive point" exception. Failure to notify the referee prior to the coin toss will result in the contest being played under the NCAA tie breaker system. If notification is given to the referee, the tie game will be played with the following exception to rule 3-1-3-f. delete "if Team b scores during a period other than a try".

Delete example 2. If a touchdown is scored that determines the winning team in an extra period, the try is cancelled.

Substitute example 2. If a touchdown is scored that determines the winning team in an extra period, the scoring team may elect to play the try down. If the team on defense refuses to play the try down, the Referee may award the number of points the team could have scored had the defense played the try down.



Immediately after the conclusion of the fourth quarter, officials will instruct both teams to retire to their respective team areas. The officials will assemble at the 50-yard line and review the tiebreaker procedures.
The officials will escort the captains to the center of the field for the coin toss. The winner of the toss shall choose one of the following options:

  1. Offense or defense, with the offense at the opponent's 25-yard line to start the first series
  2. .Which end of the field shall be used for both series of that overtime period.
  Note: The winner of the toss may not defer his choice.


The loser of the toss shall exercise the remaining option for the first extra period and shall have the first choice of the two options for subsequent even-numbered extra periods.
Extra periods: An extra period shall consist of two series with each team putting the ball in play by a snap on or between the inbounds lines on the designated 25-yard line, which becomes the opponent's 25-yard line. The snap shall be from midway between the inbounds lines on the 25-yard line, unless a different position on or between the inbounds lines is selected before the ready-for-play.

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