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.
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.
Changes coming to high school football playoffs
The Florida High School Athletic Association is calling an “audible” on the Florida high school football playoffs. FHSAA officials say the proposal will eliminate districts and allow teams to make the playoffs based on a strength of schedule system. The plan could begin in 2017.
RWC Developing NBA Level Officiating Talent
UCF is on the radar of the National Basketball Association. Not just for basketball talent, but for basketball officiating talent. UCF senior and nursing major, Dannica Mosher, is a great example why. Read the entire story--»
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 --»