Actual Weight Statistics

  Per Division for 2015:


 Flyweight

            Ave = 67.5

            Min = 45

      Median = 64


 Lightweight

             Ave = 82.5

              Min = 50

        Median = 76


 Middleweight

              Ave = 92.2

              Min = 56

        Median = 85


 Heavyweight

             Ave = 107.0

              Min = 65

        Median = 103


  Actual Weight Statistics

  Per Division for 2016:


 Flyweight

           Ave = 66.3

            Min = 42

      Median = 64


 Lightweight

              Ave = 83.3

              Min = 49

        Median = 78


 Middleweight

              Ave = 91.4

              Min = 52

        Median = 86


 Heavyweight

             Ave = 108.6

              Min = 61

        Median = 102


Rules

There were four new rules added to the NIFC Rules & Regulations.

     > Middleweight Punt Formation

     > Flyweight Play Clock

     > Number of Game Coaches

     > Ball Size


Divisions                                                   

 a)     FLYWEIGHT
Age: Max of 8 years old

     - Weight Restrictions: 100 lbs.
     - Max Ball Carrier Weight: 85 lbs
     - Game-Day Max Weight: Non-Petitioned - 107 lbs; Petitioned - 110 

     - Ball size: Peewee


 b)    LIGHTWEIGHT
Age: 9 years old (and under)

     - Weight Restrictions: 125 lbs.
     - Max Ball Carrier Weight: 110 lbs
     - Game-Day Max Weight: Non-Petitioned - 132 lbs; Petitioned - 135 lbs

     - Ball size: Junior


 c)     MIDDLEWEIGHT
Age: 10 years old (and under)

     - Weight Restrictions: 135 lbs.
     - Max Ball Carrier Weight: 120 lbs
     - Game-Day Max Weight: Non-Petitioned - 142 lbs; Petitioned - 145 lbs 

     - Ball size: Junior


 d)    HEAVYWEIGHT
Age: 11-12 years old (and under)
Grades: 6th and under

     - Weight Restrictions: 165 lbs.
     - Max Ball Carrier Weight: 140 lbs
     - Game-Day Max Weight: Non-Petitioned - 172 lbs; Petitioned - 175 lbs

     - Ball size: Youth


e)    7th GRADE
Age: 14 (and under)
Grades: 7th (and under)


      - Weight Restrictions: None
     - Max Ball Carrier Weight: None

     - Ball size: Youth


f)    8th GRADE
Age: 15 (and under)
Grades: 8th (and 7th)

      - Weight Restrictions: None
     - Max Ball Carrier Weight: None

     - Ball size: Youth
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2017 NIFC Rule Book(click on rule book for 2076 rules.  NOTE:  Rules are updated from time to time and we post rule changes / updates on this page when they apply.



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