Smith River 7 v 7 Summer Passing League

The Smith River Sports Complex is proud to host the Smith River 7 v 7 Summer Passing League as a fun, preparatory league for high school football preseason.

 The league consists of scrimmages across a six-week period between June and July from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. The five scrimmage nights in 2019 are June 11, June 18, June 25, July 9 and July 16.

Local and surrounding high schools will be playing each other on the turf. Teams participating during the 2019 season are still to be determined. Please email Houston Stutz at to register your team.

The style of play is one-hand touch with a 25-second play clock and 4-second pass rule per play. Games will be played on a 40-yard field and on field turf. Offense has 4 downs to complete a 1st down with the 20-yard mark as the first down. Fumbles are dead balls and offense retains possession. There are no runs or double passes. Coaches will officiate. 

The seven offensive players consist of a center, quarterback, and 5 eligible wide receivers or running backs. Defense also plays with seven players. The scoring is as follows; a touchdown is 6 points, a 1st down is 2 points, a defensive stop is 2 points, and an interception is 3 points. Games will play under a 25-minute running clock. Players are required to wear helmets. 

The league is free to all spectators. Come out and watch your favorite teams as they prepare for their fall seasons! Concessions will be sold every week. 

For more information on the event, call the Complex at (276) 638-5200 or email Houston Stutz at