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TOUCH FOOTBALL LEAGUE TO PLAY ITS FIRST GAME TODAY

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Five teams have been entered in a the Touch Football League, which holds its opening contest today. Four of the teams are composed of undergraduates, while one aggregation is recruited from the Episcopal Theological School.

The theologian players have been practicing on Cambridge Common for several weeks and are regarded as the favorites to win the league title. Several more teams will join the league when fall crew practice is abandoned next week.

The rules for the Touch Football League have been announced by M. A. Cheek '26 as follows.

1. Teams shall be composed of seven men, all eligible to receive forward passes.

2. Five downs will be allowed each team in which to score. On fifth down offensive team must declare intention to kick.

3. There will be four ten minute periods in a game.

4. No holding will be allowed.

5. The ball may be passed any number of times on a down, either forward or backward.

6. The ball is dead at the spot where the carrier is tagged.

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