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2022 FOOTBALL GAME FEES

2022 FOOTBALL GAME FEES VARSITY GAME – 3-7 OFFICIALS ASSIGNED (Referee) $ 106.00 (All Others) $ 105.00 NON-VARSITY GAME – 3-7 OFFICIALS ASSIGNED (Referee) $ 84.00 (All Others) $ 83.00 … Continue reading 2022 FOOTBALL GAME FEES → ...

Brag moment for one of our own

Please help me in congratulating one of our best in his teams achievement of a CIFSS championship. CONGRATULATIONS to Marc Harrison, one of OCFOA’s finest referees and coach of the … Continue reading Brag moment for one of our own → ...

2022 CIF-SS Calendar for Football including Playoffs

2022 CIF-SS Football Calendar Including Playoffs Dates —–Download by clicking the sheet of paper icon to the right, click on Arrow and choose “Download a Copy”       ...

Weekly Bulletin week ending 10-29-21

“Weekly Bulletin week ending 10-29-21 PDF” Weekly Bulletin week ending 10-29-21 MS Word Version The links in the document below will not work, download the PDF or Word Version for … Continue reading Weekly Bulletin week ending 10-29-21 → ...

2022 OCFOA Board Announced

Elections were held last night and your 2022 Executive Board was elected for the first time via electronic voting. Please help me congratulate the incoming board and thank the board … Continue reading 2022 OCFOA Board Announced → ...

Weekly Bulletin week ending 10/8/21

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2020 – Jack Brisacher Award Winner

Please help me in Congratulating Mike Darakjian, the 2020 Jack Brisacher Award Winner. Thank you for all of your hard work Mike. ...

2019 – Jack Brisacher Award Winner

Please help me congratulate Troy Leonard the 2019 Jack Brisacher Award recipient. ...

2020 – Earl Engman Rookie of the Year

Please help me congratulate Rodney Elliott the 2020 – recipient of the Earl Engman Rookie of the Year award. Congratulations Rodney ...

2019 – Earl Engman Rookie of the Year

Please help me congratulate MaryAnn Menlove the 2019 Rookie of the Year. Great job MaryAnn I look forward to seeing you on the field. ...

2020 John McDonough Award Winner

Please help me congratulate the 2020 John McDonough Award winner Bob Hernandez. Congratulations Bob. ...

2019 John McDonough Award Winner

Please help me congratulate the 2019  John McDonough Award Winner. 2019 – Jim Ryan Congratulations. Well Deserved ...

Weekly Bulletin Week Ending 9-3-21

The Weekly Bulletin has been posted to Dropbox https://www.dropbox.com/s/cv53m9x0rbwz9tx/Weekly%20Bulletin%20week%20ending%209-3-21.docx?dl=0 and the link below Weekly Bulletin week ending 9-3-21 ...

Testing as of 9-1-21

I’ve extended the due date for the required testing to 9-30-21. As I said in my email, once you’ve completed a test, let me know and I will send you … Continue reading Testing as of 9-1-21 → ...

Ejections

If there is an ejection of a coach or play in your game, I need to be notified by phone, text or email ASAP by the calling official. The calling … Continue reading Ejections → ...

OCFOA IN POLAND

Neil Kaplan, a 4 year veteran of the OCFOA, was hired this summer to officiate in the Polska Futbal Liga – The Polish American Football League.  He officiated games throughout … Continue reading OCFOA IN POLAND → ...

Instructions on how to join NFHS via Dragonfly

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4 Man Mechanics Revised 3-23-21

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Weekly Bull 3-17-21

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Questions from IC’s to CIF with CIF Response

Questions from IC’s to CIF with CIF Response – Football ...

OCFOA Game Day Guidelines 2021 Revised 3/10/21

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CIF Southern Section Fall Sports Championships Cancelled

https://www.foxla.com/news/cif-southern-section-announces-cancellation-of-fall-sports-playoffs-championships ...

Weekly Bull for the week ending 12-13-20

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Weekly Bull 11-22-20

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Weekly Bull 8-28-20

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OCFOA Plays of the Week Episode 7

Released August 19th, Episode 7 is now available Click here ...

OCFOA Plays of the Week Episode 6

Released August 9th, Episode 6 is now available Click here ...

OCFOA Registration for the 2020 season is Now OPEN

Registration for all returning, transferring and new officials is now open. If you have officiated high school football for any association in the past, please register at: https://ocfoa.org/registration/ . The … Continue reading OCFOA Registration for the 2020 season is Now OPEN → ...

OCFOA Board Changes

At last night’s OCFOA Board Meeting it was decided that current Board member Brian Brennan was selected to become the Vice President, which has one year remaining on the term of … Continue reading OCFOA Board Changes → ...

Rest In Peace Chad Wilson

As many of you are aware, long time member Chad Wilson passed away in January. What many of you dont know is that Chad was at one time the President … Continue reading Rest In Peace Chad Wilson → ...

Orange County North VS South All-Star Classic

Congratulations to the Orange County North VS South All-Star Classic Crew – Jeff Osborne, Tony Bryant, David Brant, Rich Brown, Jim Stickney, Duane Cave and Troy Leonard ...

Board of Directors Meeting Agenda for Jan 29, 2020

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Chad Wilson

CHAD WILSON    December 6, 1954  – January 21, 2020 This message is from Sal Figueroa It is with heartfelt sadness that I inform you of the passing of Chad … Continue reading Chad Wilson → ...

OCFOA Alums working NFL Championship and Super Bowl

I hope all of you got a chance to watch Chris Coyte and Jim Wharrie work the NCAA Championship Game. I thought the officiating in the game was outstanding and … Continue reading OCFOA Alums working NFL Championship and Super Bowl → ...

2019 Football Payments

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 … Continue reading 2019 Football Payments → ...

PAC-12 Bowl Assignments

This was sent to all OCFOA officials. Congratulations to the following PAC-12 / OCFOA Alumni who were selected to the following assignments: National Championship Game – Mercedes Benz Superdome. New … Continue reading PAC-12 Bowl Assignments → ...

State Final Assignments

This email was sent to all Orange County officicals. Congratulations to the following officials for being selected to work the following CIF State Finals: Division 1AA – Central, Fresno vs. … Continue reading State Final Assignments → ...

2020 High School Football Preview

This email was copied to all OCFOA officials. The 2020 season starts NOW! Here are a few highlights. 2020 Crews 1) If you are not on a crew, it’s up … Continue reading 2020 High School Football Preview → ...

State Regional Assignments 2019

This email was copied to all OCFOA officials. Congratulations to the following officials selected to work CIF State Regional football games: Division 1A – Oceanside vs. Corona Del Mar at … Continue reading State Regional Assignments 2019 → ...

Communicating on the field

While researching information on John McDonnough I came across this article regarding communicating with players on the field in Referee magazine. I found it entertaining and informative. Official/Player Communication Influences … Continue reading Communicating on the field → ...

CIF Survey

All, CIF is asking that we participate in a multi-state survey. It deals with what is right and what is wrong in today’s officiating environment.  The CIF wants to get … Continue reading CIF Survey → ...

2019 Episode 7 – OCFOA PLAYS OF THE WEEK

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Post Season OCFOA Assignments

NOVEMBER 4, 2019 This email was copied to all OCFOA officials. I have been informed that I will not receive playoff assignments until later tonight. Games will be released tomorrow morning. … Continue reading Post Season OCFOA Assignments → ...

OCFOA Weekly Bull for the Week ending 11-3-19

OCFOA Weekly Bulletin for the Week ending 11-3 Ejections Paul Caldera covered this topic in his Week 10 notes, in case you missed it “After speaking to CIF Southern Section … Continue reading OCFOA Weekly Bull for the Week ending 11-3-19 → ...

Post Season OCFOA Assignments

This email was copied to all OCFOA officials. I have been informed that I will not receive playoff assignments until later tonight. Games will be released tomorrow morning. I do … Continue reading Post Season OCFOA Assignments → ...

CIF Semifinal/Finals List

Playoffs The playoff list that was submitted to CIF is posted on the website here Playoff Assignments This list was submitted to CIF for semi-final and finals consideration. Priority for … Continue reading CIF Semifinal/Finals List → ...

OCFOA Weekly Bull for the Week ending 11-3

OCFOA Weekly Bull for the Week ending 11-3 Ejections Paul Caldera covered this topic in his Week 10 notes, in case you missed it “After speaking to CIF Southern Section … Continue reading OCFOA Weekly Bull for the Week ending 11-3 → ...

2019 Ratings Program Final Report

This email is being sent to all varsity crew officials. The 2019 Ratings Program Final Report is now available on the OCFOA website click here to see the report.  The … Continue reading 2019 Ratings Program Final Report → ...

Week 10 Football Notes (IMPORTANT)

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 … Continue reading Week 10 Football Notes (IMPORTANT) → ...

Week 10 Football Notes (IMPORTANT)

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 … Continue reading Week 10 Football Notes (IMPORTANT) → ...

OCFOA Weekly Bull for the Week ending 10-27-19

OCFOA Weekly Bulletin for the Week ending 10-27 Band do’s and don’t’s- The following is an excerpt from a memo issued by CIF is 2016 regarding school bands playing during a … Continue reading OCFOA Weekly Bull for the Week ending 10-27-19 → ...

​OCFOA Weekly Bull for the Week ending 10-27

OCFOA Weekly Bulletin for the Week ending 10-27 Band do’s and don’t’s- The following is an excerpt from a memo issued by CIF is 2016 regarding school bands playing during … Continue reading ​OCFOA Weekly Bull for the Week ending 10-27 → ...

OCFOA Weekly Bull for the Week ending 10-20-19

OCFOA Weekly Bulletin for the Week ending 10-20 Blow the Whistle on Cancer! – OCFOA is donating $500 to the V Foundation this week and we are asking our officials to … Continue reading OCFOA Weekly Bull for the Week ending 10-20-19 → ...

Week 8 Football Notes

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 … Continue reading Week 8 Football Notes → ...

Weekly Bull – Week ending 10/20

OCFOA Weekly Bulletin for the Week ending 10-20 Blow the Whistle on Cancer! – OCFOA is donating $500 to the V Foundation this week and we are asking our officials … Continue reading Weekly Bull – Week ending 10/20 → ...

Week 7 Football Notes

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 … Continue reading Week 7 Football Notes → ...

HUDL Instructional Playlist

All, I’m going to try something new. I still intend to produce the YouTube Plays of the Week videos, but I thought I would give HUDL a try for instruction. … Continue reading HUDL Instructional Playlist → ...

Meeting Attendance and required testing – PLEASE READ

This link https://www.dropbox.com/s/l7jxmcs25p85fl7/OCFOA%20Attendance%282019-10-02%29.pdf?dl=0 will open a PDF file sorted by last name of all the attendance I’ve recorded so far. You can download it if you like, just click on the … Continue reading Meeting Attendance and required testing – PLEASE READ → ...

October Reminders

This was sent to OCFOA officials only. Breast Cancer Awareness Month Wear Pink offiicials gear if you have it (official’s hat, flag, bean bag, sweat bands whistles). It’s nice if … Continue reading October Reminders → ...

OCFOA Weekly Bull for the Week ending 10-6-19

Legal Equipment – I covered illegal equipment last week but neglected something we are seeing a lot. Shirts worn under the jersey must comply with the same restrictions as the jersey. … Continue reading OCFOA Weekly Bull for the Week ending 10-6-19 → ...

Week 6 Football Notes

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 … Continue reading Week 6 Football Notes → ...

Weekly Bull week ending 9-29-19

OCFOA Weekly Bull for the Week ending 9-29 Thank You Coaches – Thank you to those of you who have been sharing game film via HUDL with OCFOA. Without your support … Continue reading Weekly Bull week ending 9-29-19 → ...

OCFOA Weekly Bull week ending 9-22

OCFOA Weekly Bull for the Week ending 9-22 Racial Slurs – It weighs on me greatly that I must write about this. If you’ve watched the news in the past … Continue reading OCFOA Weekly Bull week ending 9-22 → ...

Episode 5 of 2019 OCFOA Plays of the Week

Watch it here. https://youtu.be/dO5Mr95s1ag I’m also going to be sending out a HUDL playlist with more “plays of the week” if you will. The HUDL playlist is titled “Andrews Instructional … Continue reading Episode 5 of 2019 OCFOA Plays of the Week → ...

Master Schedule

This email was sent to all OCFOA officials. I opened up the master schedule on Arbiter. Note that ALL GAMES ARE ALREADY ASSIGNED except October 17th, 3:15 at San Clemente … Continue reading Master Schedule → ...

Week 4 Football Notes

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 … Continue reading Week 4 Football Notes → ...

Election Results and Newport Rib

The results of the runoff election are as follows: President – Jeff Roberts Secretary/Treasurer – Troy Leonard Member at Large – Ray Rangle As in years past, Fran Ursini is … Continue reading Election Results and Newport Rib → ...

New Plays of the Week

What a way to end our regular-season meetings! If you weren’t there, you missed another great session with Steve Coover. As I mentioned at the meeting, a new Plays of … Continue reading New Plays of the Week → ...

Tomorrows Meeting and Pizza Party

All, Tomorrow is our final regular meeting. The meeting will run just like last week’s meeting. We will all meet in the main auditorium. Runoff ballots will be handed out … Continue reading Tomorrows Meeting and Pizza Party → ...

Election Results and Runoff

Last weeks election results are as follows: President                                  # of votes Jeff Roberts                            74 … Continue reading Election Results and Runoff → ...

Weekly Bull, Week ending 9/1

40 Second Clock – I don’t know about the rest of you but I found the 40 second clock to be a challenge at the non-varsity level. My biggest issue … Continue reading Weekly Bull, Week ending 9/1 → ...

Rod Ammari Documents

If you attended last week’s meeting, you saw an excellent presentation by Rod Ammari regarding “Preparation and Professionalism”. If you’d like to review that presentation or the presentation that he … Continue reading Rod Ammari Documents → ...

Week 2 FB Assignor Notes

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 … Continue reading Week 2 FB Assignor Notes → ...

Weekly Bull, Week ending 9/8

Meeting on 9/4 – We will be holding the general session first this week. Nominees for the board will give their speeches and then we will vote in the classroom. … Continue reading Weekly Bull, Week ending 9/8 → ...

Troy Leonard is now the HUDL Film Coordinator

All, My job as Instructional Chairman, Webmaster, and HUDL Administrator has frankly become overwhelming. I reached out to Troy Leonard to ask if he could take on the role of … Continue reading Troy Leonard is now the HUDL Film Coordinator → ...

Scrimmage Assignments

This email was sent to All OCFOA officials. 1) Some schools have made changes to their scrimmages without notifying officias or me. If you have a scrimmage, reach out to … Continue reading Scrimmage Assignments → ...

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