Officials please utilize for the month of October to show support for Breast Cancer Awareness
Football: Pink Whistles for the month of October.
Volleyball: Pink shirts, pink lanyards and pink whistles for the month of October.
Central Florida Officials Association
Who We Are
The Central Florida Officials Association was formed in 1947 to provide officials for interscholastic sport programs of Central Florida. There are nearly 300 officials in the CFOA that are certified by the Florida High School Athletics Association (FHSAA) and scheduled for games at various schools throughout Central Florida. The CFOA services schools located in the Orlando metropolitan area and within a geographic area surrounded by Volusia, Osceola, Seminole and Lake counties. Read more --»
How to Join
If you are a new official or transferring to the area, please fill out the Recruitment Form and a member of the CFOA will contact you. Once we have your information, we will give you details on how to register with the CFOA, FHSAA, and any pertinent dates for upcoming seasons. There are several steps to becoming a high school sports official with the CFOA and FHSAA. Read more --»
Returning CFOA Officials
Find out what’s happening around the officiating world and related sports. Send any articles of interest to Jeff Deen.
Our good friend Andy Powell passed away Wednesday, October 5, 2016. A Celebration of Andy's Life was held on Thursday, October 13, 2016 at Real Life Church Building A, 1501 Steves Road, Clermont, FL 34711.
Please keep Andy's family in your prayers.
Eight ways to never get another game
Want to keep your officiating career on track? Tim Sloan with Referee Magazine writes about a few things to avoid.
An honor for one of our own:
FHSAA Board Accepts Roger Dearing’s Resignation
The Florida High School Athletic Association’s Executive Director, Roger Dearing, announced recently that he is retiring after eight years as the FHSAA’s leader.
Previously Posted Stories & Notes of Interest...
For older topics discussed around the CFOA cooler, visit the News Article Index --»
For announcements pertaining to CFOA members, visit the Member News Page --»