NJFOA

Atlantic District

Serving Atlantic and Cape May Counties for High School Football and Junior Football League Officiating.

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Rule changes for 2014

See John Fernsler for clarification.

 

 

 

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2014 Football Rules Changes

1-1-7 State associations can require game officials to assume authority earlier prior to a game.

2-20-2 (NEW) Definition of targeting added.

2-24-9 Status of the ball following illegal kick clarified.

2-32-16 (NEW); Definition of defenseless player added.
9-4-3i(3)

3-3-3, 4 End-of-period procedure changed.

6-1-3b (NEW) Free-kick formation provisions added.

6-1-3c (NEW) Free-kick run-up provisions added.

8-5-1b (NEW) Provision to clarify force added.

9-4-3m (NEW) Targeting an opponent is clarified as a separate personal foul.

9-4-4 Roughing-the-passer fouls revised.

2014 EDITORIAL CHANGES

Field Diagrams; 1-1-8; 1-2-3l; 1-3-5b; 1-5 NOTE; 1-5-1d(5); 1-5-3c(4) NOTE (NEW); Table 1-7 (2.); 2-1
Heading; 2-8; 2-20 Heading; 2-24-3, 4; 3-4-4j (NEW); 3-5-10b; 3-6-2b, g (NEW); 5-3-2; 6-1-8; 6-1
PENALTY; 6-5 PENALTY; 7-2-4; 8-3-6b; 8-5-1a; 9-4 PENALTY; 9-8-1m; 9-8 PENALTY; 10-1-6, 7;
FOOTBALL FUNDAMENTALS II-5; RESOLVING TIED GAMES 3-1; 5-2-1; 3.1.1 SITUATION B, L P;
NINE-, EIGHT- and SIX-PLAYER RULES DIFFERENCES General; Rule 6; OFFICIAL FOOTBALL
SIGNALS - 24; PENALTY SUMMARY.

2014 POINTS OF EMPHASIS

1. High School Football State of the Game
2. Risk Minimization

 

 

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