THE OFFICIAL PLAYING RULES FOR THE CANADIAN FOOTBALL LEAGUE 2018

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STATISTICAL SCORING RULES

SECTION 13 — PENALTIES

  1. Information is recorded with regard to Penalties for both team and individual player as follows:

    1. Number of Penalties (Declined calls noted separately)
    2. Penalty yardage
    3. The Type of Penalty i.e. Holding, No Yards, Illegal Punt etc.
    4. Penalties by Situation: Offence, Defence and Special Teams
    5. Penalties by Category: Preventable, Technical & Roughness
    6. First Downs Gained by Penalties,
    7. Other Penalty-related information including game time, enforcement and placement spots, and forfeited gains.
  2. Refer to Section 1 for treatment of first downs gained by penalties.