IFAF rulebook

Articles that differ from NCAA are marked in grey (note that QA is still needed)

Changed articles are highlighted in blue.

Rule 1 – The Game, Field, Players and Equipment

1-1 General Provisions | 1-2 The Field | 1-3 The ball | 1-4 Players and equipment

Rule 2 – Definitions

Sections 2-1 to 2-9 | Sections 2-10 to 2-19 | Sections 2-20 to 2-29 | Sections 2-30 to 2-35

Rule 3 – Periods, Time Factors and Substitutions

3-1 Start of Each Period | 3-2 Playing Time and Intermissions | 3-3 Timeouts: Starting and Stopping the Clock | 3-4 Delays/Clock Tactics | 3-5 Substitutions

Rule 4 – Ball in Play, Dead Ball, Out of Bounds

4-1 Ball in Play – Dead Ball | 4-2 Out of Bounds

Rule 5 – Ball in Play, Dead Ball, Out of Bounds

5-1 A Series: Started, Broken, Renewed | 5-2 Down and Possession After a Penalty

Rule 6 – Kicks

6-1 Free Kicks | 6-2 Free Kick Out of Bounds | 6-3 Scrimmage Kicks | 6-4 Opportunity to Catch a Kick | 6-5 Fair Catch

Rule 7 – Snapping and Passing the Ball

7-1 The Scrimmage | 7-2 Backward Pass and Fumble | 7-3 Forward Pass

Rule 8 – Scoring

8-1 Value of Scores | 8-2 Touchdown | 8-3 Try Down | 8-4 Field Goal | 8-5 Safety | 8-6 Touchback | 8-7 Responsibility and Impetus

Rule 9 – Conduct of players and others

9-1 Personal Fouls | 9-2 Unsportsmanlike Conduct Fouls | 9-3 Blocking, Use of Hands or Arms | 9-4 Batting and Kicking | 9-5 Fighting | 9-6 Flagrant Personal Fouls

Rule 10 – Penalty enforcement

10-1 Penalties Completed | 10-2 Enforcement Procedures

Rule 11 – The Officials: Jurisdiction and Duties

11-1 Jurisdiction | 11-2 Responsibilities

Rule 12 – Video judge

12-1 Philosophy and rationale | 12-2 Scope of the video judge | 12-3 Procedures