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Adult Sports Leagues Newsletter | August/September 2009 |
Move Over Frisbee Throwers... 
Sand Football
It's time for Sand Football at the Oceanfront! 

This 6 on 6 coed flag football league has been around for over 20 years and administered by City-Wide Athletics since 2005.  Teams are comprised of up to 15 players with a minimum of 2 females on the field at a time.  Games consist of two 40-minute halves and are played on the beach at 25th Street on Sunday mornings. 
Team registration is September 1st-11th at the City-Wide Athletics Office located at 4001 Dam Neck Road.  Entry fee is $675 per team. 
Games are tentatively scheduled to start October 4th and will run until mid-January. 
For more information, call the City-Wide Athletics Office at 385-0458.
Understanding Sand Football Scoring 
FootballSand football shares much in common with its grassy counterpart, but there are a few differences in the scoring.  A touchdown is worth 6 points. If a female runs, throws or catches a touchdown, it will be worth 9 points.

The scoring team has the option on the Point After Touchdown to try for 1 point from the 3-yard line, 2 points from the 10-yard line, or 3 points from the 15-yard line.  The offensive team must declare their intention prior to the officials putting the ball in play.  If the defense intercepts the ball and returns it for a score, it will count for the number of points the offense was attempting.

If a team is ahead by 25 or more points at any time in the second half, the clock becomes a running clock (no time outs).  If a team has a 40 point lead at half-time or gains a 40 point lead at any time in the second half, the game is over.
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Sports Offered
  • Men's (Winter)
Sand Football
  • Coed (Spring & Fall)
  • Coed (Spring & Fall)
  • Men's (Spring, Fall, Winter)
  • Women's (Spring
     & Fall)
  • Coed (Winter)
Upcoming Registration Dates

Youth Basketball:
October 31st and November 7th

Adult Men's Frostbite Softball:
November 2nd-6th

Adult Men's Basketball: 
November 12th-24th

Adult Coed Volleyball:
November 12th-24th

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