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1 National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) Presented by Georgia Football Officials Association (GFOA) July 28, 2014 Points of Emphasis Football Rules Changes

2 2014 NFHS Football Rules Points of Emphasis  High School Football – State of the Game  Risk Minimization  Targeting  Defenseless Player  Concussions  Changing the Mindset

3 2013 NFHS Football Rules Points of Emphasis  Contact To and With the Helmet  Reconditioning and Recertification of Football Equipment  Free Blocking Zone Enforcement – Consistent enforcement of Blocking Below the Waist

4 2012 NFHS Football Rules Points of Emphasis  Concussions, Contact to and with the Helmet, Helmet Technology and Proper Helmet Fitting  Heat Acclimatization and Preventing Heat Illnesses  Hurdling  Illegal Blocking Below the Waist  Illegal Shifts Involving the Quarterback  Improper Uniforms

5 2011 NFHS Football Rules Points of Emphasis  Concussions  Contact Both To and With the Helmet  Helmet Technology and Proper Helmet Fitting

6 NFHS Rule Changes for 2014 REVISED  Game officials authority (1-1-7)  Illegal kick clarified (2-24-9)  End-of-Period Procedure changed (3-3-3, 4)  Roughing the Passer Fouls (9-4-4)

7 NFHS Rule Changes for 2014 (con’t.) NEW  Targeting Definition and Foul (2-20-2; 9-4-3m)  Definition of Defenseless Player ( ; 9-4-3i(3))  Provisions to Free-kick Formations (6-1-3b,c)  Clarification of Creating a New Force (8-5-1b)

8 NFHS Rule Changes for 2013 REVISED  Solid-colored towels now legal  Use of communication devices expanded  Definition of a catch clarified  Loss of helmet after down clarified  Pass interference penalties revised  Score on a try clarified  Blocking on free kicks revised

9 NFHS Rule Changes for 2013 (con’t.) NEW  Kick-catching interference penalty added  Initiating contact with a helmet-less opponent is an illegal personal contact foul  Players continuing to play without a helmet is illegal participation

10 NFHS Rule Changes for 2012 REVISED  Blocking-Below-the-Waist rules revised  Definition of a Catch revised  Player Required to be Removed if Helmet Comes off During the Down  Illegal Personal Contact Penalty has been revised  Horse Collar Rule has been modified  Gloves must meet NOCSAE Test Standard starting in 2013

11 NFHS Rule Changes for 2012 (con’t.) NEW  Restrictions Removed for Corporate Advertising and Markings on the Field of Play  Play Cards Must be Worn on the Wrist  Restrictions Added to Blocking on Free Kicks

12 Free Blocking Zone  What is it?  Who is affected?  What is allowed?  How long does it last?

13 Blocking Below the Waist  By the Offense  By the Defense  By the Kicking Team  By the Receiving Team (All are 15-yard penalties)

14 Official’s Philosophy Infractions vs. Penalties  Some type of infraction occurs on every play Catch the “whales” and let the “minnows” go  Point of attack / Influencing outcome of play  Advantage / Disadvantage  Safety of players

15 GFOA Contacts Keith Hammond(404) Gordon Dickerson(404)


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