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NUS 6-v-6 Women Touch Carnival (Girls Under 23)

21st October 2007

Information & Regulations

The Soft Copy of the Rules and the Registration form could be
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1. Objectives
1.1 To give young players in the touch scene exposure through
playing more competitions.
1.2 To develop strong team spirit among players.
1.3 To foster good relationships and nurture sportsmanship in
players from different schools.

2. Registration
2.1 The carnival is limited to the first 12 teams that registered.
2.2 Each team may register a maximum of 10 players.
2.3 Registration fee will be S$100.00 + GST ($107) per
2.4 Registration fee could be paid in cash or cheque (to be
made payable to “National University of Singapore”) by
Monday, 15th October 2007. Please contact
Kimberley/Huimin if alternative arrangement is required.
2.5 Receipt will be given to all teams on carnival day.
2.6 Registration form and fee could be submitted/mailed (no
cash please) to the Organiser at Sports Development
Office, NUS Sports & Recreation Centre, 2 Sports
Drive 1, Singapore 117561.
2.7 All registered teams are required to report at the
registration counter at 8.30am on the day of the carnival
day (21st October).
2.8 All registered players will be given event t-shirt.

3. Eligibility

3.1 This competition is open to all players that are 23 years of

age or younger as of 21st October 2007. They must be
currently enrolled in the school that they represent.

4. Rules

The rules for this Touch Carnival will be played under the
Federation of International Touch Rules (Incorporated – 3rd Edition,, except for the following
variations to be applied, stipulated by the organizer.

4.1 Rule No. 5: Team Composition and Substitution – Each
team shall consist of a maximum of twelve (12) players, no
more than six (6) of whom are allowed on the field at any
time. Substitution of any player can be made at any point of
the game, along the designated sideline.

4.2 Rule No. 4.3: Duration – Each game is stipulated at ten

(10) minutes flat (no half times). The finals will be played in
two halves in a 7-1-7 format.

4.3 Rule 9, the Rollball, Referee Notes, G: The acting-half is not

permitted to score touchdowns. They are unrestricted as to
where they can run and may cross the scoreline to link up
with support players. Should the acting-half be touched or
places the ball on the ground, a change of possession will
occur at the mark where the half was touched or where the
ball touches the ground.

4.4 Rule No. 9.4: Defending team – All players of the

defending team are to retire a distance of not less than 5
metres from the mark for a Rollball. Defending players are
not allowed to move forward of the 5-metre position until
the half has made contact with the ball.

4.5 Penalties awarded for all infringements in the rules: In

event of infringement by one team, a penalty will be
awarded to the non-offending team with a tap ball at the
mark of infringement. The offending team loses possession
and all players of the offending team are to retire a distance
of not less than seven (7) metres from the mark for a
tap ball by the attacking team. Offending/defending players
are not allowed to move forward of the 7-metre position
until the non-offending/attacking player taps the ball.

4.6 Rule No. 4.8: Extra Time for drawn matches – Extra time
ruling will only apply for playoffs: quarters, semis and finals.

4.7 Start of extra-time – ‘Tap’ ball at centre

4.7.1 For quarter and semi-finals, the team that did not
start the game at the onset of the 7-minute game
will be entitled to start the game at the onset of
4.7.2 For the finals, as both teams had started the game at
each half, a coin toss shall be conducted by the
referee, in the presence of team captains, to
determine the team that will start the game at onset
of extra-time.

4.8 Scoring during extra-time
4.8.1 At the start of extra-time, if the attacking team
scores a touchdown within the first 6 touches, the
team against which the score has made will have to
score a touchdown within the 6 touches during its
possession/attack, failing which will declare the team
that has scored the first touchdown during extra-time
the winner of the game.
4.8.2 If no touchdown is awarded during the first 6 touches
to either team, extra time will persist, till either team
scores a touchdown. The team that scores the first
touchdown will be declared the winner of the game.
4.8.3 If no touchdown is awarded, the referee will signal for
one player to be dropped off every 2 minutes. This
will continue until only 3 players are left on the field,
and the game will continue until a touchdown is
awarded. Substitutions will still be allowed during
extra time.

4.9 Any decision made to the variation of the rules, according

to the discretion of the organizer, is final and only stipulated
for this 6-vs-6 Touch Carnival.

5. If you have any enquires, please contact,

Ms Kimberley Kiong at +65 98765371 or
email: ;

Ms Lock Huimin at +65 91374801 or

email: ;

6. Deadline for registration: 15th October 2007.