Field Marshall ResponsibilitiesUpdated Friday June 19, 2015 by Amelia Carruth.
The Field Marshal is basically the person responsible for oversight of all field operations on game day.
A more detailed description and chain of events is provided below:
Ø A copy of TCYFL RULES.
Ø A list of contacts and emergency numbers for the VP of Referees, the VP of Gameday Operations, and the facility site managers.
Ø The Field Marshal badge.
Ø A copy of all team's rosters with weights and jersey numbers.
Ø Incident report forms.
Ø Score reporting forms.
Ø Site should be close to the field, protected from rain, outside of end zones or on running track. Site should not be in scorer's booth.
Ø Should be able to see playing field and whole facilities.
Ø Prior to each game make sure there is someone assigned to run scoreboard/clock.
Ø Check for proper operation.
Ø Make sure the person(s) running the scoreboard/clock know how to operate them and know the official clock management rules.
Ø All necessary equipment accounted for, down box marker, 10-yard chain-set, goal post padding, goal markers, sideline yard markers, benches, water if available.
Ø All nonessential equipment moved a safe distance away from playing field.
Greet each team
During the Game
Ø The referees usually are not educated about TCYFL-specific rules including weight limits, time outs, etc.
Ø Any football related judgment call by the referees is final.
Ø Different fields have different viewing areas.
Ø As a rule of thumb, the spectators should stay off of the field, sidelines, and surrounding track.
Ø There is no smoking at any TCYFL event and it is illegal on school property.
Ø Pets are not allowed in most of the stadiums.
Ø Water is the only beverage allowed on any Field-Turf facility.
On-field Video & Photography
Ø This needs to be reported to the TCYFL Web Site:
Ø E-mail the report Saturday night or Sunday.
Ø Hand over Field Marshal Kit and badge.
Ø Do not remove anything from the Field Marshal Kit.
Ø reporting all scores recorded for that day at that facility.
Ø Contacting the VP of Gameday Operations to return the Field Marshal Kit.