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Demetriouisms

Week 8 – 2019

1-      A defensive player yelled “go” causing a false start. The defense was properly charged with a USC for inducing a false start. Because the player could not be identified, the head coach was charged. There is no rules basis

Football Field
Demetriouisms

Week 9 – 2019

1-      At least one team is running a fake FG/try where the holder throws a pass without lifting his knee. There is no foul for doing that, but the ball is dead when released. 2-      We’ve had two instances where

Football Field
Demetriouisms

Week 10 – 2019

1-      Some school districts may have a cold weather policy. If conditions are such that cold weather may be a factor, the referee should ascertain local guidelines before the game so that game administrator(s), officials, and both sidelines are aware

High School Football Play
Announcements

2019 Playoff Officials

The 2019 list of playoff eligible officials is now available.  To view the list, download the PDF file below.  Congratulations to all that made this list this year. 2019 Playoff Officials

Apology
Announcements

With Our Apologies…

Fellow DFOA members: It has come to our attention that two officials were inadvertently excluded from post season assignments due to inaccurate test data.  We wanted to extend a formal apology to Tony Giardina and Kirk Russell on behalf of

Announcements

2019 Gold List Finalists

The DFOA would like to honor and congratulate the following officials for being selected to the final Gold List for 2019.  A Gold List official has been selected because of their top performance on the field and validated through independent

Christmas 2019
Announcements

2019 Wrap Up

T’was the night before Christmas….well, almost. As 2019 comes to a close, the DFOA leadership team would like to thank everyone for their hard work and dedication to making high school football a success.  Thank you for all that you

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