What makes a great family touch football game
November 20, 2012 9:37 AM Subscribe
I'd like to organize a family touch football game on Thanksgiving. None of us have ever played touch football, as far as I know. Including me. How does it work? What makes a great family touch football game?
posted by These Premises Are Alarmed to Sports, Hobbies, & Recreation (13 answers total)
There will be 10 to 12 adults (including a few seniors who'll probably sit it out/referee) and 6 kids aged 2-17. This going to be a decidedly non-physical group.
I might've actually played touch football once as a kid - I remember something about counting Mississippi. I watch an NFL game every week or two, which will probably make me the expert on the field.
We have a lawn to play on and I just ordered a Nerf football. Forecast looks good at the moment.
What rules should we use? How can I best encourage people to play, have fun, and turn this into a tradition repeated in later years?