Central Florida Officials Association Tackle Football Information
Football Officials Training Classes
The 2019 New Football Officials Training classes will begin Monday, June 3rd and will meet each Monday and Thursday through July. Officials with 1 to 3 years experience and transfer officials are encouraged to attend the classes as well.
Time: 6 to 8 pm
Days: Monday and Thursday
Location: Lake Highland Prep HS
- Mitch Fazzio, VP of Football, CFOA
Job Well Done!
Class 7A State Football Championship Crew (left to right):
AJ Thomas, Zack Hiwiller, Jemal Taylor, Jason Carroll, Mitch Fazzio, Cory Fleming, Richard Mayor
not shown Kerry Jackson Game Clock Operator
The CFOA Football Uniform is as follows:
Black hat with White piping (Referee White Hat)
Black and White Referee shirt with a black collar and FHSAA patch on the pocket and American Flag on the left sleeve
All Black pants with a white stripe FHSAA patch on right pant leg
All black belt (leather)
Black Socks (Crew Socks - Mid Calf)
Penalty Flag (1 or 2)
Black Bean Bag (if back judge blue and black bean bag)
Game Card (score, Unsportsmanlike Penalties)
Chain Clip (Linesman)
Watch (Back Judge, others optional)
Previous Football Announcements - Read before they are archived!:
At Large Director - Football
As the President it is my responsibility to ensure our association continues our business with minimal interruptions, therefore:
This is an illegal mouth piece:
New Guidelines Posted
NFHS Lightning Guidelines - 2018-19 (PDF)
Be sure to check out other officials information in the grey sidebar area of this page for more helpful documents. For other sports, check out the handbooks/downloads page.
Illegal Football Shoe per NFHS/FHSAA
Officials, please note the following football cleats are illegal per NFHS/FHSAA.
Adizero 5-Star 7.0 “Sundays Best” red spike cleat, article number CQ1271
Below are links to powerpoint presentations that Nick Brigati (who used to work in the CFOA several years back) created for each rule. Some have links to You Tube videos embedded in them.
Rule 10 https://docs.google.com/open?id=0B0BhuoIRi3hRTjRMNWVDcmo2dk0
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