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Touch Football

Touch Football is a team sport, that was derived from American Football, to enable mainstream population to play the sport of Football. Touch Football has all the rules used in the full form of the game, except the full-contact aspect. In this form, players instead of tackling their opponents to the ground, just have to touch them for the play to be over.

The sport is played only at an amateur level, without any protective gear, and has no standardized rules. Field sizes and number of players vary depending on availability. There are several variations in the format in which the sport is played. Some of the variations are:

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