In both Canadian and American football as touchdown gets the team two points. In Canadian football the field is larger and the team has twelve players instead of the American team that has eleven.
A touchdown in highschool football is worth 6 points.
A touchdown is worth six points in American football.
originally, the touchdown was not the goal of a football game, but instead a means to get a free kick at the uprights because of its roots in soccer and rugby. however, i believe in the late 1800s it was changed where you score a touchdown you get 5 points plus the chance for an extra point, totaling at 6 points. If i am not mistaken, it was changed again about 1920 to the 6 points plus the extra point attempt, just like it is now. In 1900, a touchdown counted for 5 points. It was increased to 6 in 1912 in American football. Canadian football didn't raise the value from 5 to 6 until 1956.
A "touchdown" or "goal" is considered one point in Ultimate Frisbee. Games are commonly played up to thirteen points.
In American and Canadian football, scoring a touchdown is worth 6 points. The team than has a choice to kick for a single extra point or pass or run for two more points. This play is called the convert, which essentially means trying to score again.
You get 6 points for a touchdown.
14 points if you get the extra point ,if get it on one the its 13, if you don't get it period,12
A touchdown in 1911 was worth only 5 points. It wasn't until the following year, (1912), when the rule was changed and touchdowns became a 6 point score.
It is usually 14 points depending on whether you make the field goal. A touchdown is 6 points and if you make the field goal then it is 7 points total. So if you make another touchdown on top of that it would be 14 points.