Richard Cacciatore, President, conducted the fourth virtual ANEFO meeting of the Fall II Football Season on Monday, March 16, 2021. About 175 ANEFO members attended the virtual Zoom meeting. President Cacciatore greeted the members and discussed various updates about the upcoming Fall II Football Season. He stressed the importance of all players and coaches wearing facemasks throughout the contest. He reminded the members that the online Pre-Season Exam is due Tuesday, March 16, 2021.
Tom Brow, Rules Interpreter, was the guest speaker. He presented a visual presentation that included a definition of blocking below the waist, six videos that illustrated blocking below the waist from local high school games derived from Hudl, and an explanation of the free blocking zone.
ANEFO – Blocking Below the Waist – March 16, 2021
ANEFO – Illegal BBW by the Defense – March 13, 2021
ANEFO Illegal BBW by the Defense – March 27, 2021
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Before giving his closing remarks, President Cacciatore announced some good news. At today’s MIAA Football Committee Meeting, the 2021 Football Tournament (November – December 2021) was voted and approved. All eight division semi-final and final games will be officiated by seven-person crews. This means an additional 48 officials will be working the games! At the end of the meeting, there was an opportunity for ANEFO members to ask some excellent questions.
ANEFO – Blocking Below the Waist – March 16, 2021 <– (Click Here for the Presentation)
ANEFO – Illegal BBW by the Defense – March 13, 2021 <– (Click Here for the Presentation)
ANEFO Illegal BBW by the Defense – March 27, 2021 <– (Click Here for the Presentation)