The San Gabriel Valley Football Officials Association is deeply saddened by the loss of our dear friend and fellow official, Tom “Bear” Sadler.
The study guide (download here) has opened up on Arbiter and will remain open until 8/21. The test needs to be completed online. To do so, click here or go to Arbiter and login to the “Central Hub”. Several study guide sessions are coming up. Please sign up for them on Arbiter and remember that you are expected to have your study guide completed prior to attending the session.
Welcome to the 2016 High School Football Season! The first CFOA bulletin is now available and includes articles on “the little things”, the free blocking zone, and solid officiating. Click here for the newsletter.
There are less than 60 days until kickoff! Hopefully you’ve been getting some snaps in, watching some film, getting back into officiating shape, and doing some rules study. If you haven’t, you might want to start doing so! Click the “Read More” button for information on kits, the study guide, dues, and the first meeting.
The Arroyo High School “2016 Shootout” passing league tournament is coming up soon. Click here are the rules for the tournament, and go out and get some more snaps!
The Mountain View “One Blood 7-on-7 Tournament” is coming up soon. Click here are the rules for the tournament, and go out and get some good snaps!
This week’s CFOA newsletter deals with professional behavior, dead ball officiating, whistle control, speaking with coaches, pass interference, officiating philosophy, and on-field conflict. Access the newsletter here.
Further congratulations to Joe Conte, Jr., who worked the 3rd round FCS playoff game between Northern Iowa and North Dakota State on December 12.
Congratulations to Joe Conte, Jr., who will be working the Celebration Bowl between Alcorn State and North Carolina A&T on Saturday, December 19. The game will be televised at 9:00 AM on ABC.
Final playoff assignments have been posted to our playoffs page. Congratulations to the finals crew and to all of our playoff officials. Click here to see the crew for the final.