THE OFFICIAL PLAYING RULES FOR THE CANADIAN FOOTBALL LEAGUE 2018

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RULE 1 — CONDUCT OF THE GAME

SECTION 8 — TIE GAME

In the event that the score is tied at the end of the second half of a game, each team will be given the opportunity to score using the following procedure:

  • The first team, as determined by coin toss, shall scrimmage the ball at the opponent's 35-yard line and may advance by consecutive series of downs until it makes a score or loses possession.
  • The second team will then scrimmage at the same 35-yard line and proceed as above.
  • If the score is a touchdown, the convert attempt must be a two point attempt scrimmaged from the 3-yard line.
  • If the score is still tied, the procedure shall be repeated at the opposite end of the stadium.
  • A winner is determined only if both teams have had equal opportunities to score.
  • If a winner is not determined after two attempts the game will be declared a tie.
  • If the game is a playoff or championship game and a winner must be determined, the same procedure shall continue until a winner is finally declared.