The football season is scheduled to begin on Jan 8th. Instruction will begin in November.Rule and case books will be available soon.

Weekly Assigners Note’s

This email was sent to all OCFOA officials. All high schools should have paid all officials for games playing in 2019 by now. If you have not been paid for a high school football game played in 2019, contact the athletic director of the home school. If there is an issue, contact me ASAP. We need to close out the 2019 season on Arbiter. Paul Caldera, Assignor Orange County Football Officials Association ...
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This was copied to all Orange County high school football contacts. Schedule Changes - PLEASE CHECK YOUR SCHEDULES! Some games are on WEDNESDAY. Ejections (VERY IMPORTANT) - After speaking to CIF Southern Section Assistant Commissioner, Richard Shearer, players who leave the bench area during an altercation on the field will be ineligible next game.  NO EXCEPTIONS. I asked what if after a kick, the new offensive and new defensive players are coming on the field. His response ...
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This was copied to all Orange County high school football contacts. Schedule Changes - PLEASE CHECK YOUR SCHEDULES! Some games are on WEDNESDAY. Ejections (VERY IMPORTANT) - After speaking to CIF Southern Section Assistant Commissioner, Richard Shearer, players who leave the bench area during an altercation on the field will be ineligible next game.  NO EXCEPTIONS. I asked what if after a kick, the new offensive and new defensive players are coming on the field ...
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This was copied to all Orange County high school football contacts and officials. Forward Progress - Once a runner is wrapped and stopped/driven back, officials are to stop play. Do not let runners take unnecessary hits. This also eliminates cheap fumbles. Player Conduct If an official has an issue with a player, the official has the following options: - Throw a flag - If you warn a player, notify the head coach. It’s up to the coach ...
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This was sent to all Orange County high school football contacts and officials. Changes on Arbiter Schools: Double check that your remaining games are correct on Arbiter. The longer you wait to make changes, the less likely you will have officials. Officials: Check your schedules on Arbiter. Many schools have changed times or locations on your games. You need to accept the changes on Arbiter. It could delay your payment. We want you at the ...
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This email was sent to all Orange County high school football contacts and officials. League Starts - Everything notches up moving forward. Cooler heads prevail. Slow down! - Officials should find items their previous games that they want to review with your crew. - Review Mark Andrew’s “Plays of the Week”. Go to www.ocfoa.org and click the link. Reports - If an official ejects a player or coach, an ejection report (from the www.ocfoa.org website) must ...
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This email was copied to all Orange County high school football contacts and officials. Weekly Bulletin Mark Andrews is our Instructional Chairman. He reviews video sent in by schools as well. He as been sending out a weekly bulletin to our officials. I’ve asked him to share them with the school contacts. Game Changes Schools: PLEASE, PLEASE, PLEASE send all changes to me. We are barely getting by with officials each week. When I have ...
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This email was copied to all Orange County high school football contacts and officials. Invalid Fair Catch Signals Any signal by any player on the receiving team during a kick other than a legal fair catch signal will cause the play to be dead once there is possession or the ball becomes dead by rule. This includes players waving their arms to signal “get away”. Steve Coover (California State Rules Interpreter) has clarified that if ...
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