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The Orange County Football Officials Association (OCFOA) provides certified football officials for football in Orange County. We currently provide high-level training and certification for those looking to officiate CIF high school football and provide a solid foundation for those looking to move on to the NCAA or the NFL. We have a healthy list of officials who are currently working in the NFL and D1 College ranks.

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2022 11 Man Football Brackets, Rankings and Divisions

2022 11 Man Football Brackets, Rankings and Divisions

Click the link below to see the full schedule for Division 1 – 14 Click here for 2022-2023 Football 11 Brackets Below is the full list of CIF Southern Section … Continue reading 2022 11 Man Football Brackets, Rankings and Divisions → ...
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Ref. Dennis Corrigan and friends


Thomas Cantrell

Tony Bryant

Rich Brown

B. Brennan

Rich Brown

Laird Hayes(NFL) - OCFOA Alumni

Jeff Scherer

M. Andrews, T. Dickenson, J. Ryan, P. Caldera, ,T. Innocente , J.Scherer, S. McKay

Vic Barruga

Todd Prukop(NFL) - OCFOA Alumni



Jim Wharrie, OCFOA Alumni, Pac12 Center Judge. 2019 National Championship

D. Bautista, M. Covarrubias, B.Brennan, B.Applegarth, J.Holmberg back in the day.

Jeff Bundy

Andy Bruer

R. Brown, M. Harrison, S. Figueroa, K. Green, J. Ryan


Enrique Marban

Tom Innocenti

John McDonnough(NFL) - superbowl IV

Rich Brown

Chris Coyte, OCFOA Alumni, Pac 12 Referee. Referee of 2020 National Championship game. Coin toss at the 2019 Washington vs Utah game

Andy Bruer, Greg Welty

B. Brennan

U Mark Youngdahl

Mark Youngdahl

HL Jeff Bundy

Jeff Bundy

Jeff Scherer Referee Magazine Proof with border

Jeff Scherer Referee Magazine Cover October 2020

Officiating at SoFi-LB official (LJ), Rich Brown(BJ), Mark Andrews (R), Mike Weir (HL), Bill Graham (U)

Troy Leonard

Radames Gutierrez

LJ David Rhodes

David Rhodes

P. Snow, T. Norris, G. Gilman, ,B, Hughes

Rod Ammari(PAC-12) - OCFOA Alumni

R Mike Darakjian

Mike Darakjian

Mark Andrews

V. Barruga, J. Ryan, D. Douglas, J.Scherer , G. Crook

Bill Vinovich, OCFOA Alumni, NFL Referee, Super Bowl 49 & Super Bowl 54 Referee

R Mike Darakjian 2 (1)

Mike Darakjian

Chris Salio

Sal Figueroa

Mike Brody

Mike Brody

Super Bowl XLVI Side judge Laird Hayes, OCFOA Alumni, watches Giants wide receiver Mario Manningham make the catch of the game. Laird ruled this a catch and was upheld on replay

IMG_5090 Screensho001 Sousa-Crew AAOzx75 U Mark Youngdahl HL Jeff Bundy Jeff Scherer Referee Magazine Proof with border LJ David Rhodes R Mike Darakjian R Mike Darakjian 2 (1) Mike Brody

Click the image above to go to 2021 Rules Testing Videos Covering all the 2021 Tests. Be sure to watch the 2021 Rules Test Introduction for important information about how best to utilize these videos. There are 12 in all. Take them a few questions at a time and really try to understand the underlying concepts of the rule.

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