Referee's Signal Number 22 - Illegal Substitution

Substitution Infraction

When used

This signal is used by the Referee to signal that a player has entered or left the field illegally. It may also be used when a player joins a huddle to make 12 and one does not leave immediately.


5 yards from the previous spot.

How executed

Begin with both hands held by your side and with an unhurried motion bring one of them up until it touches the opposite shoulder. Finally point to the offending team by stretching an arm out from the shoulder to the horizontal.