Rules and Information

Tournament Rules
The tournament will be played with IFAF 2019.

With the following additions/changes:
– The “Home Team” will start the first half on offense.
– Game length will be: 2×15 minutes (Leisure) and 2×20 minutes (Elite), running time (no stop at two minute warning).
– 1 minute half time (Leisure) direct change of sides.
– 3 minute half time (Elite).
– No time outs.
– No overtime in round robin.
– Overtime in Play off will be “shoot out” from 12-yard line. (Each team get a try from opponent’s 12-yard line. First team to score, without conceding is the winner.)
– All offensive penalties in the second half will be loss of down.
– After the time runs out in both halves there will be one final play to end the half, if the result of the play is a Touchdown, the extra point try will be played as well.
– A half cannot end on an accepted defensive penalty.

Tie-breaker (2 teams)
1. Wins
2. Largest Point differential
3. Head-to-Head (W/L)
4. Most Point scored
5. Best result vs strongest mutual opponent.
6. “Shoot out” from 12-yard line after the group play has ended. (Each team get a try from opponent’s 12-yard line. First team to score, without conceding is the winner.)

Tie-breaker (3 teams or more)
1. Wins.
2. Largest Point differential.
3. Head-to-Head (W/L).
4. Head-to-Head Largest point differential.
5. Head-to-Head most point scored.
6. Best result vs strongest mutual opponent.
7. Most Point scored.
8. Draw.

Tournament Structure
Elite:
One of 6 teams.
The teams play each other once (5 matches per team).
Top 4 advances to the semi finals.
No. 5 and 6 meet up in 5th place match
Semi finals will be no. 1 vs 4 and no. 2 vs 3
The winner of semi final 1 and 2 will face each other in the Final.

Leisure:
One Groups of 8 teams.
The teams play each other once (7 matches per team).
Top 4 proceeds to the semi finals
Buttom 4 will play placement matches
Placement matches will be No. 5 vs 8 and 6 vs. 7 – the two winners will play 5th place match and the two losers will play 7th place match
Semi finals will be no. 1 vs 4 and no. 2 vs 3
The winner of semi final 1 and 2 will face each other in the Final.

Address
Bistrupvej 1
3460 Birkerød


Code of Conduct
All teams will receive garbagebags, please help us keep the tournament area as clean as possible. Bottles and cans from soda and beer needs to be sorted from other waste. If you cannot dispose of them yourself, then please hand them over to the tournament officials.

Public Transportation
Multiple trains and busses goes to and from the field. You can make your own travelplan on googlemaps or on journeyplanner.dk.