8 MAN FOOTBALL RULES
THE INTENT IS NOT TO ESTABLISH AN 8-MAN FOOTBALL LEAGUE. THE INTENT IS TO PROVIDE AN OPPORTUNITY TO PLAY FOOTBALL AND AN AVENUE TO BUILD PROGRAMS TO FIELD FULL ROSTERS.
8 MAN QUALIFICATIONS
Areas unable to field a roster of 15 players may declare as an 8-man team at validation.
An 8-man team must have at least 10 players and less than 15 players.
A team that has declared as an 8-man team will be allowed to add additional players until Sept 15 of the season in an attempt to reach a 15-man roster.
An 8-man team will not be playoff eligible unless they reach the 15-man roster level.
8 MAN SCHEDULE AND DIVISION
If there are not enough teams to establish an 8-man division, then full roster teams will be required to compete as 8-man teams when scheduled.
In the event any level has 8 teams, then an 8-man division will be established for that season to include a playoff.
JFLOCI 8 MAN FOOTBALL RULES
Each team will play with 8 players.
5 lineman and 3 backs.
All other JFLOCI rules will apply.
If available the field may be reduced to 100 yards x 40 yards.
If unavailable, the field will be of standard size.