Eleven-man Football Playing Field Layout with Goal Post Detail


Optional goal post may be used in the form of a single metal post set behind the end zone with a cantilevered horizontal crossbar and two uprights of the same height and spacing as for duel posts.


All measurements should be made from the inside edge of lines marking boundaries.

All field dimension lines shown must be marked 4″ in width with a white, nontoxic material which is not injurious to the eyes or skin.

If cross hatching in end zone is white, it shall be no closer than two feet to the boundary lines.


Eleven-man football playing field layout with goal post detail.

(U.S. Department of the Army, Office of the Chief of Engineers)