League Rules

THE 2018 CIF RULEBOOK CAN BE DOWNLOADED HERE!

  • Field
    • 50 yards long by 28 yards wide with endzones eight yards deep, surrounded by four feet high padded walls or dasher boards.
  • Goal Posts
    • Ten feet wide, ten feet off the ground, generally suspended from the ceiling.
  • Players
    • Eight players from each team on the field at one time.
    • Each team can have up to 24 players on the roster.
    • Each team can have up to 22 players active for each game.
    • Players must be at least 18 years of age at the time of signing.
  • Offense/Defense
    • Three linemen must line up on the line of scrimmage.
  • Coaches
    • One coach is allowed on the field from each team.
  • Time Clock
    • Four quarters, 15 minutes each.The offense has to make forward yardage in the last 60 seconds of each half for the clock to keep running, if forward yardage is not obtained the clock stops.
  • Kickoff
    • Ball is kicked from any point along the goal line.
    • If a kickoff hits the ceiling or goes out of bounds through the endzone or sideline before touching the ground, it comes out to the 25 yard line.
    • Should a kickoff hit the back wall of the endzone or bounce over the back wall of the endzone, it is considered a touchback and the drive starts at the 5-yard line.
  • Punting
    • No punting is allowed. The offense must either attempt to convert the fourth down or kick a field goal.
  • Out of Bounds
    • The wall itself is an extension of the ground. If a pass hits the wall or ground, it is ruled dead.
    • If the ball or a player goes over the wall, they are considered out of bounds.
    • During the final 90 seconds of each half, a player can give themselves up intentionally to stop the clock by purposely contacting the wall and holding the ball over the wall with arms extended.
  • Blitzing
    • One player may blitz; he must be lined up five yards from the line of scrimmage and be stationary.
    • The blitzing player must identify himself, stay between the defensive ends, and is not allowed to blitz around the outside of the defensive line.

Subscribe to RSS Feeds

rss feed iconChampions Indoor Football
http://feeds.feedburner.com/CIFNew 

Trending News in Champions Indoor Football

PROFESSIONAL INDOOR ...

PROFESSIONAL INDOOR ...

Team to play in Champions Indoor Football League starting in 2019 Enid, OK -- July 24, 2018 The C...

Sioux City Bandits A...

Sioux City Bandits A...

The Sioux City Bandits are pleased to announce a resolution to all the rumors in this off season reg...

Champions Indoor Foo...

Champions Indoor Foo...

The Champions Indoor Football league is pleased to announce the CIF All-League Team for the 2018 S...

Champions Indoor Foo...

Champions Indoor Foo...

With the Duke City Gladiators hosting the Sioux City Bandits this weekend in Champions Bowl IV spo...

Quest for Champions ...

Quest for Champions ...

With the conclusion of the 2018 regular season, the teams vying for the Champions Indoor Football ...

Champions Indoor Foo...

Champions Indoor Foo...

The Champions Indoor Football league board of directors has officially terminated the Dallas Marsh...

Dallas Marshals Indo...

Dallas Marshals Indo...

DALLAS, TX. - It is with heavy hearts that the Dallas Marshals announces the suspension of the rem...

CIF ANNOUNCES FIRST ...

CIF ANNOUNCES FIRST ...

The Champions Indoor Football League’s 2018 season is not even two months underway, but league off...

Bernard, Liberty gro...

Bernard, Liberty gro...

It’s difficult to imagine the Salina Liberty’s offense playing any better than it did Saturday nig...

Liberty ready for Om...

Liberty ready for Om...

The Salina Liberty are on a rare roll, having won their last two games and are 3-1 on the season. ...

Amarillo - Dallas po...

Amarillo - Dallas po...

Today’s home game between the Amarillo Venom and the Dallas Marshals has been postponed. The CIF e...

Partnership to honor...

Partnership to honor...

A battle with bone cancer kept Salina Central High School junior Greg Gibson from playing football...

Revs add Championshi...

Revs add Championshi...

The Texas Revolution announce today the return of 2016 Champions Indoor Football Coach o...

Liberty arrest Marsh...

Liberty arrest Marsh...

So much for any concerns about rust after their long, unplanned layoff. Dominique Carson scored t...

DEFpow15OFFpow15SPpow15

 

CHAMPIONS INDOOR FOOTBALL 
112 South 7th Street
Salina, Kansas 67401
Commissioner- Ricky Bertz
Email: ricky.bertz@gocif.net