How to Play Lingerie Football. If you don’t
mind passing the pigskin in your underwear — and in front of large crowds — you might
have what it takes for lingerie football! You will need Athleticism Lingerie Helmet
Shoulder, knee, and elbow pads Game rules Fair play and double-sided tape (optional).
Step 1. Know how to play football. Though the rules for lingerie football are a bit
different, the basic concept is the same. Step 2. Be in great shape — and not just
because you’re going to be half-naked when you play: Lingerie football is a full-contact
sport, so you’d better be prepared to tackle and be tackled. Step 3. Own a few sexy get-ups.
The Lingerie Football League uniform consists of a bra, panties, and a garter belt — plus
shoulder, knee, and elbow pads and a helmet. The judicious use of double-sided tape can
help prevent wardrobe malfunctions. Step 4. Try out for one of the teams that make up
the LFL. There are 20 women on a team, with 14 on the active roster, and seven from each
team on the field. The season is 20 weeks long; each game has two 17-minute halves and
a 15-minute halftime. Check the league’s website for tryout dates. Step 5. Play by the rules.
The LFL plays on a 50-yard field, 30 yards wide, with 8-yard end zones. A touchdown is
worth six points; a conversion run or pass from the 2-yard line is 1 point, and from
the 3-yard line it’s two points, as is a safety. There’s no punting and no field goals. Step
6. Pulling off an opposing player’s clothes is discouraged by the coaches — though prayed
for by the fans! Did you know Lingerie football began in 2004 as a one-game television event
to compete with the Super Bowl halftime show.