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5th Annual Wheelchair Football Game - NY Giants v. NY Jets
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NY Giants vs. NY Jets

5th Annual Wheelchair Football Game

at Diamond in the Pines, Brookhaven NY
Saturday November 5th, 2011 - 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

 


Wheelchair Football Rules

(Adapted from Flag Football)

*  -  Players - 6 vs 6
*  -  Field - 80 yards by 22 yards - 1st Down marker lines are drawn every 15 yards.
*  -  Time - 2 - 20 minute halves with 5 minutes for halftime
*  -  Scoring - Touchdowns = 6 points.  Extra Point (starting at the 3 yard line)  = 1 point (passing) or 2 points (running)
*  -  Tackling - 1 hand touch above the waist including the arm and hand.
*  -  1st Down - 5 downs to reach 15 yards for 1st down.
*  -   Penalties - NFL Rules apply.

 

Sponsored by: NY Giants, NY Jets, Wheelchair Sports Federation, Chili's, Wounded Warrior Project & Town of Brookhaven NY

 

Directions: Take the LIE to exit 63 (N Ocean Route 83) Make a left at the Light , head north on Route 83 , go about 3 miles, at Route 112 make a left, Diamond at the Pines Park will be on your right side about 1/8 of a mile up the road.

 

For more information about Wheelchair Football, please contact John Hamre at (917) 519-2622 or e-mail at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

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