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Situation Ruling Whistle Tone

Acting Half Caught Change of possession - Roll Ball 1 Short Whistle


Ball Intentionally touched in Six More Touches No Whistle
Flight
Drop Ball Change of possession - Roll Ball 1 Short Whistle (if at all)
End of Game 2 Short Whistles + 1 Long Whistle
Fighting Penalty to non - offending team 1 Long Whistle
Consider subbing or Period of time
or Send Off
Forward Pass Penalty to non - offending team 1 Long Whistle
Half Time 2 Short Whistles + 1 Long Whistle
Hard Touch - Over Vigorous Penalty to non - offending team 1 Long Whistle
Incorrect Substitution Penalty to non - offending team 1 Long Whistle
Kicking the Ball Penalty to non - offending team 1 Long Whistle
No Touch - Voluntary Touch Penalty to non - offending team 1 Long Whistle
Not Playing the Ball Correctly Change of possession - Roll Ball 1 Short Whistle
Obstruction Penalty to non - offending team 1 Long Whistle
Off the Mark Penalty to non - offending team 1 Long Whistle
Offside Penalty to non - offending team 1 Long Whistle
Offside at a Penalty Tap Change of Possession - Roll Ball 1 Short Whistle
Player places ball on score line Award Touchdown 1 Long Whistle
before being touched
Player places ball on sideline Change of Possession - Roll Ball 1 Short Whistle (if at all)
before being touched
Player Runs Out Change of possession - Roll Ball 1 Short Whistle
Player Steps on the Sideline Change of Possession - Roll Ball 1 Short Whistle (if at all)
before being touched
Sixth Touch Change of possession - Roll Ball 1 Short Whistle
Start of Game 1 Long Whistle
Stoppage in Play (e.g. Injury) 3 Short Whistles
Swearing Penalty to non - offending team 1 Long Whistle
Consider subbing or Period of time
Too Many Players on the Field Penalty to non - offending team 1 Long Whistle
Touch and Pass Penalty to non - offending team 1 Long Whistle
Touchdown 1 Long Whistle
Verbal Abuse Penalty to non - offending team 1 Long Whistle
Consider subbing or Period of time

This is a guide only. Refer to the Australian Touch Association Playing Rules for the correct interpretation
and explanation.