Spring 2021 7-Official Mechanics Experiment
Each DFOA crew will have the opportunity to work one 7-official game. Participation is voluntary, no crew or official must participate. Steve will assign participating crews a 7-official game sometime during the Spring season. The extra crew members will be assigned by Steve. If you do not want to participate, please tell your Crew Chief and Steve will assign a replacement official for that game. For the 7-official games, ArbiterPay will be adjusted to split the 5-official fee among all 7 officials and the Area Directors will also record a $25 credit for 2022 DFOA dues.
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