The official shall withhold the whistle until:

a. A goal is scored by the attacking team.

b. The ball goes out of bounds.

c. A player on the defending team gains possession of the ball.

d. The attacking team commits a foul or violation.

e. An injury occurs to a player on either team and is deemed by the official to be serious enough for an immediate whistle.

f. A player loses any of the required equipment in a scrimmage area, or a player is injured in a scrimmage area, and the official is required under the rules to blow the whistle.

g. The attacking team requests a team time-out.

h. The period ends.

i. A second defensive foul is committed, unless scoring play is imminent.

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