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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.

Recent Post

OCFOA Crew Chief Don Ariosto in Referee Magazine

Send a congratulations to Don for making Referee magazine...
Weekly Bull and Posts

Radames Gutierrez

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

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


Ref. Dennis Corrigan and friends

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

Laird Hayes(NFL) - OCFOA Alumni


Thomas Cantrell

Andy Bruer, Greg Welty

Todd Prukop(NFL) - OCFOA Alumni

U Mark Youngdahl

Mark Youngdahl

Troy Leonard

Jeff Bundy

John McDonnough(NFL) - superbowl IV

Tom Innocenti

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

B. Brennan

Rich Brown

Jeff Scherer

Mark Andrews

Chris Salio

LJ David Rhodes

David Rhodes

Rod Ammari(PAC-12) - OCFOA Alumni

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

R Mike Darakjian 2 (1)

Mike Darakjian

Rich Brown

HL Jeff Bundy

Jeff Bundy


Enrique Marban

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

Sal Figueroa

Mike Brody

Mike Brody

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

R Mike Darakjian

Mike Darakjian

Rich Brown

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

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.

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

B. Brennan

Andy Bruer

Vic Barruga

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


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