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1. After a touchdown, the scoring team is allowed
a try during one scrimmage down. The ball may be
spotted anywhere between the inbounds lines, two
or more yards from the goal line. The successful
conversion counts one point by kick; two points
for a successful conversion by touchdown; or one
point for a safety.
2. The defensive team never can score on a try.
As soon as defense gets possession or the kick is
blocked or a touchdown is not scored, the try is
3. Any distance penalty for fouls committed by
the defense that prevent the try from being attempted
can be enforced on the succeeding try or succeeding
kickoff. Any foul committed on a successful try
will result in a distance penalty being assessed
on the ensuing kickoff.
4. Only the fumbling player can recover and advance
a fumble during a try.