Just in time for playoffs, we’ve finally joined the 21st century and have access to Hudl. Check your email for your Hudl invitation and for a tutorial on how to use it. Please go in and watch your games and look for areas in which to improve. We will use these films for instruction and never to embarrass anyone.
Congratulations to Drew Benton, Jeremy Hamlett, and Christian Holloway, who were elected to the Board of Directors as Members at Large, to Jose Gaxiola, who was elected as the Vice President, and to Darren Winkley, who was elected as the Secretary-Treasurer.
Your hard work during the off-season is about to pay off with games starting this week. Remember to use common sense, proper mechanics, and your rules knowledge to have a successful season. Please take a look at 2023 CFOA Week 0 Bulletin below:
For those of you doing CIF Girls’ Flag Football, please see the tab above for links to the rules. Also, please see the video below for an overview:
We are excited to be able to officiate girls flag football as a CIF-sanctioned sport! Check out our new tab for flag football, where you can find the rules, mechanics, study guide, and officials manual.
This year’s study guide is now available for download and will be available to take on Arbiter soon. You can download a PDF of the study guide on Arbiter.
Congratulations to Eddie Gaxiola, who was appointed as the SGVFOA’s new Instructional Chairman for 2023-2025.
Check out the new high school rules for 2023 here. Among the changes are enforcement of fouls by A behind the line, a broader definition of defenseless players, and a change to intentional grounding.
The 2022 playoffs list has been posted to our playoffs page. Congratulations to all who made the list!
We held our annual banquet tonight and were pleased to honor Stephen Novak as this year’s Most Improved Official, Cliff Sasada as the this year’s Ernie Dominguez Rookie of the Year, and Darrel McEntarffer as this year’s recipient of the Joe Conte, Sr. Award. We are saddened that Darrel is retiring from officiating football after 31 years of dedication to the SGVFOA.
Congratulations to Eddie Gaxiola, who was re-elected as a board member at large and to Bob Branson and Jeff Jablonsky who have been elected as new board members at large for 2023-2024.
The study guide is now available and will be open until August 6. You can access a copy of the study guide here. The test is taken on the Central Hub on Arbiter.