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Sportsplex at Matthews

THE 7 on 7 Tournament

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THE 7 on 7 Tournament
THE 7 on 7 Tournament

Time & Location

Jul 04, 2022, 9:00 AM

Sportsplex at Matthews, 2425 Sports Pkwy, Matthews, NC 28105, USA

About the event

This event is 8u, 10u, 12u, 14u, 16u, 18u.


  • Games are 21 minutes long. The clock runs continuous during the  1st 20 minutes & stops according to rules during the final 1 minute. There is no overtime in pool play. 
  • 7 defenders (may not line up 8 & drop one before snap)  and 6 offensive players (must use a center or extra  player to snap).  º Each possession starts on the 40-yard line – going in.
  • First downs are made by crossing the 25-yard line and  the 10-yard line. 
  • Three downs to make a frst down; even inside the 10- yard line.
  • PAT snaps are at the 5-yard line, offensive choice of  hash. No 2 point conversions allowed in pool play.  2 point conversions will be from 10-yard line with choice  of hash in tournament play (if chosen). 
  • 4.0 seconds to get pass off. It will be a loss of down and  treated as a sack if not thrown in time (4.01 or greater).   The clock will be stopped on a sack in the fnal 1 minute of the game. NOTE: Passes may be thrown behind the line of  scrimmage but receiver must advance beyond L.O.S. or  play will be treated as a sack.
  • Four (4) second clock starts on snap of ball. 
  • Possession changes after PAT attempt, failure to make a   frst down, or turnover. 
  • One time-out per team per game. 1 additional time-out per overtime. 
  • All offensive formations must be legal sets.
  • Twenty-fve seconds to get the play off. 
  • One-hand touch anywhere. 
  • No running plays allowed.
  • No double passes or shuffe passes. 
  • Overtime:  Consists of 3 plays from 10 yard line. Each team has an  attempt to score in each overtime period. Starting with the  3rd and subsequent overtimes, all PAT’s must be 2 point  attempts from the 10 yard line. Overtime periods are not timed.


  • Defense pass interference = Automatic frst down and 5 yards from original line of scrimmage. 
  • Offense pass interference = Previous spot and loss of  down. 
  • Defensive holding = Automatic frst down and 5 yards from original line of scrimmage. In the event there is  defensive holding and a sack on the same play, the  defense will be penalized according to the above and the  sack will be ignored.
  • Illegal procedure (offense) = Loss of down. 
  • Defensive off-sides = 5 yard penalty. 
  • Delay of game = Loss of down and clock stops in fnal minute.


  • Touchdown - 6 points 
  • Interception - 3 points (no points for INT on PAT) 
  • Turnover on downs - 2 points 
  • PAT - 1 point (may opt for 2 in OT)


  • Teams will be broken into pools with equal number of  teams.
  • Teams will be seeded for the tournament according to  overall records from pool play.
  • Records which are tied after pool play will be broken as  follows:

                   -Head – to – Head 

                   -Most points scored.

                   -Fewest points allowed. 

                   -Most points scored.

                   -Flip of coin


  • Free Agent

    This is a single person entry. We will put you on a team.

    +$1.63 service fee
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  • Team Registration

    This is a TEAM registration. 7-16 athletes per team.

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