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The end zone is a term in both Canadian football and American football. The end zone is the area between the end line and goal line bounded by the sidelines. It is bordered on all sides by a white line indicating its beginning and end points. Canadian football is a sport in which two teams of twelve players each compete for territorial control of a field of play 110 yards (100. ... United States simply as football, is a competitive team sport that is both fast-paced and strategic. ... The goal line is the chalked or painted line dividing the end zone from the field of play in Canadian football and American football. ... The sidelines is a term commonly used to define the white/colored lines which mark the outer-boundaries of a gaming field. ...

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Scoring

A team scores a touchdown by entering their opponent's end zone while carrying the ball or catching the ball while being within the end zone. If the ball is carried by an offensive player, across the goal line, it is considered a score as soon as the ball crosses the imaginary vertical plane of the goal line, between the two sidelines. In addition, a two-point conversion may be scored after a touchdown by similar means. A touchdown is the primary method of scoring in American and Canadian football, in which the ball carrier causes the football to break the plane of the end zone, or an eligible receiver catches a forward pass in the end zone, thus earning 6 points for his team (in both... Two intersecting planes in three-dimensional space In mathematics, a plane is a two-dimensional manifold or surface that is perfectly flat. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ...


The goal post

The location of a goal post differs from league to league, but it is always within the boundaries of the end zone. In earlier football games (both professional and collegiate), the goal post began at the goal line, and was usually an H-shaped bar. Nowadays, almost all goal posts are T-shaped, and reside at the back line of the end zone.


Decoration

The University of Texas Longhorn Band performing on the football field of Reliant Stadium in Houston, Texas, the end zone of which is decorated in colors of The University of Texas at Austin.
The University of Texas Longhorn Band performing on the football field of Reliant Stadium in Houston, Texas, the end zone of which is decorated in colors of The University of Texas at Austin.

Most professional teams have their logo and/or team name painted on the surface of the end zone, with team colors filling the background. Many championship games at college and professional level are commemorated by the names of the opposing teams each being painted in one of the opposite end zones. Image File history File linksMetadata Size of this preview: 800 × 533 pixelsFull resolution (3456 × 2304 pixel, file size: 3. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Size of this preview: 800 × 533 pixelsFull resolution (3456 × 2304 pixel, file size: 3. ... Performing at Reliant Stadium prior to the Big 12 Conference college football championship game. ... A college football game between Colorado State and Air Force. ... Reliant Stadium is a football stadium in Houston, Texas. ... Nickname: Location in the state of Texas Coordinates: Country United States State Texas Counties Harris County Fort Bend County Montgomery County Incorporated June 5, 1837 Government  - Mayor Bill White Area  - City  601. ... University of Texas at Austin The University of Texas at Austin (full official name), often UT or Texas for short, is the flagship institution of the University of Texas System, the largest public university system in Texas, established in 1883. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ...


Size

The end zone in Canadian football is 20 yards long by 65 yards wide, where the end zone in American football is 10 yards long by 53⅓ yards wide (Canadian football is played on a longer & wider field).The end zone stretches from pylon to pylon on an American football field.


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