Central Florida Officials Association Girls Flag Football Information

CFOA Flag Football Playoff crews

Crew 1

First and Last Name

Referee

Kevin Bowersox

Line Judge

Kerry Jackson

Backjudge

Charles Baumann

Fieldjudge

Jason Vinson

Crew 2

First and Last Name

Referee

Emily Banister

Line Judge

Robert Bruner

Backjudge

Henry Hamm

Fieldjudge

Joshua Bernhard

Crew 3

First and Last Name

Referee

Tanvir Hossain

Line Judge

Michael Totten

Backjudge

Dale Keneipp

Fieldjudge

Frederick Smart

Crew 4

First and Last Name

Referee

Charity Haren

Line Judge

Brett Seelig

Backjudge

Melvin Jones

Fieldjudge

Jemal Taylor

Crew 5

First and Last Name

Referee

Tim Crim

Line Judge

Elaine Dean

Backjudge

Jason Carroll

Fieldjudge

Brandon Ellison

Crew 6

First and Last Name

Referee

Andrew Hechel

Line Judge

Chad Borgelin

Backjudge

Michael Gothelf

Fieldjudge

A. J. Thomas

 

Photo Update - Flag Football Officials of the Year

2018
Melvin Jones
Melvin Jones

2017
Kerry Jackson
Kerry Jackson

2016
Erskine Callaway
Erskine Callaway

2015
Kevin Bowersox
Kevin Bowersox

 

CFOA Flag Football Officials 2018
L-R: Allen Cramer, Kevin Bowersox, Erskine Callaway, Kerry Jackson, Melvin Jones and Jemal Taylor

 

Flag Football Uniform

The CFOA Flag Football Uniform is as follows:

  • Black and White Referee Shirt with a Black Collar and FHSAA Patch on the Pocket and American Flag on the Left Sleeve - 2-inch striped shirt is MANDATORY for this season
  • All Black Coaches shorts with belt loops
  • Black and White Piped Hat
  • All Black Belt (leather)
  • Black Socks
  • Black Shoes
  • Penalty Flag (1 or 2)
  • Black Bean Bag
  • Two different color discs or cones (Orange - offense, Yellow - defense)
  • Game Card (Score, Unsportsmanlike Penalties)

Officials can contact Fred Collida from Purchase Officials to get the proper referee shirt. Call 954-439-9880 or go to PurchaseOfficials.com.

Thanks,
Kevin Bowersox

 

Previous Flag Football Announcements - Read before they are archived!:

FLAG FOOTBALL TIMELINE/KEY DATES

Initial Registration – 1/18/19
Last Day for Late Registration – 2/22/19

Exam Schedule 1/18/19 – 3/1/19

2/23/19 – Training Class – Freedom High School
Schedule – 8:15am to 8:30am - Registration
8:30 am to 10:00 am – Awards and Rules Presentation
10:15am to 12:15 pm  – Field Work Live Action
12:30 pm – Lunch

IMPORTANT DATES

  • Preseason Classic Tournaments (Week 35) - February 25 - March 2
  • First Regular Season Playing Date (Week 36) – March 4
  • Calling for a Cure – MARCH 18 - 22 (Pink Whistles)
  • Last District Playing Date (Week 41) – April 13
  • Last Regular Season Playing Date (Week 49) – April 20

2019 Florida High School Flag Football State Championships
District Tournaments

When: Monday-Saturday, April 22-27, 2019

Regional Tournaments

Regional tournament semifinals on Thursday, May 2nd, 2019
Regional tournament finals on Monday, May 7th, 2019

Florida High School Flag Football State Championships

When: Saturday, May 11th, 2019
Where: TBD
Host: TBD

 

2018-19 Registration Deadlines

 

 

Initial Deadline

Last day to register
(Late fee goes into effect after this date)

FALL

FB, SW & VB

8/24

 

9/14

 

WINTER

BB, SC & WR

 

10/12

 

11/2

SPRING

BA, LX, SB, TR & WP

FFB

1/18

 

2/8

2/22 (FFB only)


2018-19 Exam Schedule

  • Rules exams have no time limit
  • No make-up exam offered.
  • Exams are created and written by the NFHS.
  • Officials can save and exit the exam as many times as necessary. Once the “submit exam” button is clicked your test will be graded and your one (1) attempt is completed.
  • Exams that are incomplete once the deadline passes will be graded as is.

 

Exam
50 questions

FB, SW & VB

8/10 – 9/21

BB, SC & WR

9/28 – 11/9

BA, LX, SB, TR & WP

1/4-2/15

FFB

1/18-3/1

*These dates are subject to change.

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CFOA Flag Football
Contact Information

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CFOA President:
Allen Cramer

Vice President - Flag Football:
Kevin Bowersox
407-620-0814

Assignment Officer - Flag Football:
Don Trawick
407-830-8835

At Large Director - Flag Football:
Jason Carroll
321-624-6170

2019-20 Committees

Flag Football Evaluation
Michael Totten (Chair)
A.J. Thomas
Tanvir Hossian

Assignment
Rodney Clevenger (Chair)
Jason Vinson
Alan Morrison

Recommendation
Henry Hamm(Chair)
Tim Crim
Brandon Ellison

Grievance
Kerry Jackson

Education
Kyle Pianowski (Chair)
Melvin Jones
Joshua Bernhard

Rules Interpreter
Charles Bauman

 

Flag Football Exam Dates

View the Exams Calendar for important test dates for flag football officials.

Educational Info

Please refer to the links below for all Rules, Mechanics, and Case play information.

2007 - 2008 Officials Manual and Positioning

Penalty Enforcement Chart

2007-2008 Case Plays

CFOA Playoffs History

FHSAA Finals Tournament

2016 - State Semi-Final - Tampa
(Brent Haskill, Tim Crim, Henry Hamm, Erskine Callaway)

2015 - State Final - Tallahassee
(Brian Valentine, Greg Vanatta, Jessica Vanatta, Melvin Jones)

2014 - State Final - Tallahassee
(Tyler Laymon, Brandon Schwab, Reggie Forbes, Erskine Callaway)

2013 - State Final - Osceola High School
(Kevin Bowersox, Chuck Baumann, Tra Blake, Jeff Pon)

2012 - State Final
(Jason Carol, Joseph Wasco, Anthony Kreitzer, Kerry Jackson)

2011 - State Final
(Chuck Baumann, Jeff Pon, Vladimir Voyard-Tadal, Keven Bowersox)

2010 - State Final
(Jason Carroll, Brian Valentine, Alexandra Prano, Mike Gothelf)

2009 - State Final
(Jeff Pon, Cary Fields, Leisha Cavallaro, Gary Cahen)

2008 - State Semi-Final
(Tom Eaton, Jason Carroll, Brian Valentine, Chuck Baumann)

2007 - State Final
(Steve Anderson, Chris Morello, Jaime Morales, Gary Cahen)

2006 - State Semi-Final
(Vladimir Voyard-Tadal, Kevin Bowersox, Chuck Baumann, Henry Hamm)

2005 - State Final
(Gary Cahen, Andy Powell, Bob Kessler, Chuck Baumann)

2004 - State Semi-Final
(Gary Cahen, Cary Fields, Chuck Baumann, Chris Morello)

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