Illegally beyond a prescribed line or area or ahead of the ball or puck; -- in sports such as football or hockey; as, the touchdown was nullified because the left tackle was offside.
The player is on the opponent's half of the field with only one opponent between the player and the goal when the ball is played. It is a minor violation.
An infringement committed when a player crosses the gain line during a lineout, maul, ruck, or scrum before it has been completed, or when a player is in front of the ball while it is played by a teammate. A penalty is called if an offside player then plays the ball, obstructs or tackles an opponent, or is within 10 metres of an opponent waiting for the ball. The other side is awarded a penalty kick from the spot of infringement or a scrum at the place where the offending side last played the ball. See also accidentally offside.
Any part of a player (with the exception of the center) is in the neutral zone when the snap is given. Paitsio (Pinomaa)
A violation that occurs when an offensive player is closer to the opponent¿s goal than both the ball and the second-to-last opposing player at the time that the ball is passed to the offensive player by his or her teammate. Players cannot be called offside if they are in their own half of the field or if they receive the ball from a throw in, corner kick, or goal kick. When a player is called offside, the opposing team is awarded a free kick.
A team is offside when a player crosses the attacking blue line before the puck does. A face-off then takes place just outside that blue line (in the offending player's defensive zone). The determining factor in most offside situations is the position of the skates: Both skates must be completely over the blue line ahead of the puck for the play to be offside.
illegally in advance of the ball or puck
A penalty called when any part of a player's body is across the line of scrimmage when the ball is snapped into play.
A player is offside if she is between her opponent's goal line and the ball at the moment the ball is played unless: she is in her own half of the field; at least 2 opponents (including the goalkeeper) are nearer their own goal line than she is; she received the ball directly from a corner kick, goal kick or throw-in. The penalty is an indirect free kick.
The game's most commonly called infraction, an offside is called when an attacking player enters the offensive zone ahead of the puck. The position of the player's skates, if both of them are across the blue-line, determines the offside. After the play is whistled down, a faceoff occurs at the place where the infraction took place. ALSO SEE two-line pass.
A violation committed when a player is already in the attacking zone, with both skates entirely across the blue line, when the puck crosses the blue line into that zone. Play stops and a faceoff is held in the neutral zone. Also offsides. See also delayed offside; two-line pass.
An infraction of the rules in which an offensive player does not have at least two defensemen (including the goalie) between them and the goal line when the ball is played forward by a member the offensive team.
A violation where a player is closer to the other team's goal line than any defenders except the goalkeeper when receiving a pass.
When a player is over the line of scrimmage (on the opposing team's side) before the ball is snapped.
an infraction of the rule that requires both teams to be on their own side of the line of scrimmage before a play starts. Offside is normally called on the defensive team. When the offensive team commits the infraction, it is called a false start.
When a receiver is positioned on his opponents’ half of the field with less than two defenders between him and the end line at the moment the ball is passed.
A player is offside when any part of his body is beyond his scrimmage or free kick line when the ball is snapped or kicked.
A player is offside if, at the moment the ball is passed by a teammate, he is nearer to his opponents' goal line than both the ball and the second last opponent and, in the opinion of the referee, the player is gaining and advantage by being in that position or is interfering with play or an opponent. Players are not offside if they are on their own half of the field or if they receive the ball directly from a goal kick, corner kick, throw-in, or drop ball.
a violation which occurs when both skates of an attacking player cross the opponent’s blue line before the puck is passed or carried into the attacking zone; also called when a player passes the puck from his defending zone to a teammate across the red center line (two-line pass); this is one of the most common calls made in a hockey game and results in a face-off.
an infraction of the rule that requires both teams to be on their own side of their restraining line as or before the ball is put play. Offside is normally called on the defensive team. in Canadian football, at the time a ball is kicked by a teammate, being ahead of the ball, or being the person who held the ball for the place kick
when any part of a player's body is beyond his line of scrimmage when the ball is snapped; a foul punishable by a 5-yard penalty.
a player is offside if any part of their body is in front of the line of scrimmage when the ball is snapped
if an offensive player is inside of two meters of the opposing team's goalline without the ball, that player is offside.
A player is in an offside position if he is nearer to his opponent's goal line than both the ball and the second-to-last opponent. This does not apply if the players is is on their half of the field. An indirect free kick is awarded to the opposing team at the place where the offside occurred.
When a player leaves the zone on court which they are confined to. A free pass is awarded to the opposition.
an infraction which occurs when an attacker sends a pass to a teammate without two defenders, which can include a goalkeeper, between the teammate and the goal.
A rule in which an offensive player falls in between two defencemen (including the goalie) and the goal line when the ball is played forward by a member of the offensive team.
Violation in which a player moves into the neutral zone or beyond it before the ball is snapped to the quarterback. Also known as encroachment.
Movement across the line of scrimmage before the football is snapped
When a player is nearer to the opposing goal than at least one of the opposing players (other than the goalkeeper) at the moment the ball is played unless he is in his own half of the field of play.
A violation called when a player in an offside position receives a pass from a teammate; an indirect free kick is awarded to the non-offending team.
Not onside. A player not onside incurs a five-yard penalty. ;
The rule that requires an offensive player to have either the ball or two defenders between him and the goal. A player is in an offside position if he is nearer to his opponent's goal line than both the ball and the second-to-last opponent. He is not offside if he is on his half of the field or is level with the second-to-last opponent or level with the last two opponents. An indirect free kick is awarded to the opposing team to be taken from the place where the offside occurs.
A player in an offside position while his team has the ball becomes involved in active play, such as by being the recipient of a pass.
See offside position and offside infraction. Law 11
Offside is a Law in association football which effectively limits how far forward attacking players may be when involved in play. Simply put, a player cannot gain an advantage by waiting for the ball near the opposing goal with only the goalkeeper between him and the goal (only in the usual situation that the goalkeeper is the last defender).
In rugby football, the offside rule prohibits players from gaining an advantage from being too far forward. The specifics of the rule differ between the two major codes.
In ice hockey, play is said to be offside if a player on the attacking team enters the attacking zone before the puck itself enters the zone, whether it is being carried by a teammate or otherwise sent in across the blue line. When an offside violation occurs, the linesman blows play dead, and a faceoff is conducted in the neutral zone.
Offside is a Scottish comedy football television show aired on BBC Scotland and presented by Scottish Football journalist Tam Cowan. The show has aired on Monday nights around 10.30 since its inception.
There was an offside rule in field hockey like soccer restricting the positioning of players from the attacking team.