INSTRUCTIONS FOR SCHOOLS
The Host Site Director contact schools prior to the game with information concerning parking, seating arrangements, dressing room assignments, pre-game and half-time activities.
The home team shall have its choice of team bench.
The opponents shall be notified of choice when site of game is determined.
There shall be no practice held on the (selected) field, unless it is the home field of one of the participating schools.
Warm-up prior to the game will be limited to a maximum of one hour.
Jerseys of the opposing teams must be of contrasting colors.
The home team shall wear the dark-colored jerseys.
A school may dress any number of players.
In championship games awards will be limited to the number established for each class.
Schools are responsible for their own meal and lodging arrangements.
Only coaches, players, student managers, trainers, statisticians, and team physicians will be permitted on the field.
With exception of two statisticians, all must remain in the team box.
Half-time intermission shall be limited to a maximum of 20 minutes, with three additional minutes given for warm-up activities. Normal Half-time, intermission is 15 minutes plus three minutes for warm-up.
If the bands from both schools wish to perform, each will be allowed a maximum of eight minutes, including marching on and off the field.
Each band director shall consult game manager concerning arrangements to perform.
Game time shall be 7:00 P.M. for night games, unless teams mutually agree to a different time.
Other games may be played during the afternoon with the approval of the NSAA Executive Director and the mutual agreement of the competing schools. However, if both schools do not agree on the afternoon game, it shall be played at 7:00 P.M.
If the visiting team is required to travel 120 miles or more to the game site and the game is scheduled for a Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday, the traveling team shall have the choice of playing the game in the afternoon or evening.