2019 Archive

All 2019 News & Announcements - Sorted By Date

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Demetriouisms

Week 3 – 2019

1-      The main item last week was the prevalent difficulty with ruling on kicks. Unfortunately it happened again this week. An R player illegally batted a punt into his end zone where it was recovered by K. The crew thought

September 2019
Announcements

DFOA Week 4 Update

Welcome to week 4, some important updates to share with you…. Matt DeJong has stepped down as an Area Director, effective immediately, and will not be able to work the remainder of the season.  Matt has recently changed careers and it is

Vote
Announcements

2019 Area Director Election Results

Congratulations to John Conklin!  John received the  majority of the popular vote to win the 2019 election for Area Director.  John’s term will begin January 1st, 2020 and run through December 31st, 2023.  John will be replacing Interim Area Director

Announcements

Schools Address Sportsmanship

We all know that officiating ANY sport is not easy.  However, it becomes even more difficult when fans, coaches and students become unruly during the game.  In just the first four weeks of the Colorado football season, there have been

Meeting Credits
Announcements

2019 Meeting Credit Tracking

The file posted below is the total meeting credits for each official during the 2019 season.  Remember, officials wishing to work the post season must have a total of 5 meeting credits to be post-season eligible. Last Updated: October 17th,

Football Field
Demetriouisms

Week 4 – 2019

1-      Pre-game warmups are a topic which best left to the site manager. Teams should be allowed at least 45 minutes to warm up. The 50-yard line separation seems to work well for almost all teams. Most coaches are capable

Football Field
Demetriouisms

Week 5 – 2019

1-      Game reports are for facts only. They are official records and can be forwarded to schools. Please write your report as if it were going to appear in the Denver Post the next morning. Opinions are okay; we do

Football Field
Demetriouisms

Week 6 – 2019

1-      Players can wear tinted glasses under a clear eye shield. We had an official attempt to keep a player out of the game until he got clear glasses. The referee straightened it out. 2-      A chain crew member made

Football Field
Demetriouisms

Week 7 – 2019

1-    We have seen some very inappropriate flags for blind side blocks. It is not necessarily a foul if an opponent does not see the blocker coming, but if he does, it cannot be a foul. There are legal blind

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