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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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Rich Brown

Rod Ammari(PAC-12) - OCFOA Alumni

Andy Bruer, Greg Welty

Chris Salio

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

Tony Bryant

Jeff Scherer Referee Magazine Proof with border

Jeff Scherer Referee Magazine Cover October 2020

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

Jeff Scherer

B. Brennan

Rich Brown

U Mark Youngdahl

Mark Youngdahl

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

Laird Hayes(NFL) - OCFOA Alumni

Sal Figueroa

HL Jeff Bundy

Jeff Bundy

Vic Barruga


Thomas Cantrell

Todd Prukop(NFL) - OCFOA Alumni

Andy Bruer



Radames Gutierrez

Mike Brody

Mike Brody

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

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

Jeff Bundy

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Mike Darakjian

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

Tom Innocenti

B. Brennan


Ref. Dennis Corrigan and friends

Rich Brown

LJ David Rhodes

David Rhodes

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


Enrique Marban

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

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

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Mike Darakjian

Troy Leonard

Mark Andrews

John McDonnough(NFL) - superbowl IV

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

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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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