Become a New Football Official – Classes Start: August 31, 2015

referee_FullWould you like to become a football official?  The Association of New England Football Officials (ANEFO), the largest officiating board in Massachusetts, will be conducting its annual certification course for those persons interested in refereeing high school, prep school, and youth football.  Classes will begin on Monday, August 31, 2015 @ 7:00 PM and will continue for eight weeks.  At conclusion of the course, an exam will be given which, if passed, will certify that person to officiate high school, prep school, & youth football in the state of Massachusetts.  A mandatory Field Technique Clinic will also be conducted for all successful candidates.  Cost of the course is $75.00 (NCAA Football rule book plus all other materials are included.)

NOTE:  Anyone who fails the exam will be able to retake the course and exam the following year for no charge.

All classes will be held at the Irish-American Club, 177 West St., Malden, MA  02148.  Interested parties should contact Donald Werner at DWerner@lhand.org or 781-581-8625 or simply show up at the first session.


Monday, August 31, 2015            Candidate Registration ($75.00)

Tuesday, September 8, 2015       Review of NCAA/MIAA Rules & Officiating

Monday, September 14, 2015     Review Football Rules

Monday, September 21, 2015     Review Football Rules

Monday, September 28, 2015    Review Football Rules

Monday, October 5, 2015            Review Football Rules

Monday, October 12, 2015          (No Class – Columbus Day)

Monday, October 19, 2015         Review Football Rules

Monday, October 26, 2015         Exam

Candidates 2015 Meeting Schedule 9.1.15   (<—  Click here for complete updated schedule)