About Touch

The Federation of International Touch (FIT) is the governing body for the sport of touch rugby. USA Touch Rugby is the governing body within the United States.

Official FIT rules:

  • Pitch size is 70M by 50M
  • Teams are 6 v 6 and can be coed
  • Unlimited substitutions
  • No kicking, tackling, rucking, scrums
  • Attacking team has 6 attempts to score before a change of possession
  • A "rollball" is performed after each touch
  • Scrumhalf (whatever player picks up ball after a rollball) can not score and if touched, possession is lost
  • Defense must retreat 5M for rollball and 10M for penalties

Basics of touch:

FIT basics: