The appearance and dimensions of the American Football are regulated by the National Football League. American Footballs have a short diameter of 6.68”-6.76” (16.9-17.2 cm) and length of 11”-11.25” (28-29 cm), resulting in circumferences of 21”-21.25” (53-54 cm) on the short axis and 28”-28.5” (71-72 cm) in the long.
Football Size Chart at a Glance. Here’s a look at the football size chart and the corresponding suggested ages for each. mini – Size 5 pee wee – Size 6 junior – Size 7 youth – size 8 official – Size 9. Football size chart -Geauxfootball.com. Mini Football Size.
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American football evolved in the United States, originating from the sports of soccer and rugby. The first American football match was played on November 6, 1869, between two college teams, Rutgers and Princeton, using rules based on the rules of soccer at the time.
Size 7 – Junior, ages 10 - 12. Size 8 – Youth, ages 12 -14. Size 9 – Official, approved for High School, Collegiate and Pro use.
Big Game’s competitive pro footballs are in line with the dimensions set by all North American pro leagues – approximately 11 to 11.25 inches in length, with a circumference of roughly 28 inches on the long side of the ball and 21 inches on the short side, and a slightly wider nose than collegiate or high school footballs.
Junior (9-12 years old) Length: 10.5 inches Width: 6 inches Diameter: 18.5 inches
The length should measure about 11 inches from tip to tip, and the in circumference at the center of the football should measure about 22 inches. Weight. Overall weight and air pressure are specific in the NFL, too. The football and materials weighs about 14 to 15 oz., and is the ball is inflated to about 12.5 to 13.5 lbs. per square inch.
Junior Footballs Target Age: 9-12 years old (6 th grade) Average Weight: 11 ounces Long Circumference: 25 inches Short Circumference: 18.5 inches