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Rules Handbook

** Updated 2022 EWFL Rules Coming Soon **

The EWFL plays in accordance with the established rules by the National Federation of High Schools ( with certain modifications appropriate for youth football play.  The rule modifications are summarized in our League Rules Book. 

Current rules can be downloaded at the following link:

2022 EWFL Rules- 6-10-22.pdf  (please note one clarification on the Mercy Rule... fast clock does not begin until the 2nd half).

The League Rules Committee reviews our rules annually to maintain fair play and to incorporate necessary changes.

Each affiliated organization and interested stakeholders may submit requests for rules review each season by using the attached form (rules review request.docx)


From time to time, the EWFL will implement policies to communicate a deliberate system of principles, guide decisions to achieve rational outcomes. Current policies within the league are as follows:

EWFL Zero Tolerance Policy EWFL Zero Policy Rule 2022

Schedule Hardships:  2022 schedule hardship.pdf

League Championships: 2022 league championships.pdf

Weigh-In:  2022 weigh in.pdf

Game Cancellations:  2022 game day cancellations.pdf

Ticketholder License:  ewfl ticketholder license.pdf

Overweight Allowance (OWA) Players:  2022 OWA player box.pdf


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East Wake Football League Inc.

Wake Durham Johnston Nash Franklin Vance, Chatham Lee and Granville Counties of
 North Carolina  

Email Us: [email protected]
Phone : 919-816-2575
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