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TAKE THE FIRST STEP!

posted Apr 29, 2017, 6:48 AM by Vince Mundo   [ updated Apr 29, 2017, 6:58 AM ]
Are you a football fan?  
Do you think you have a good understanding of the rules?  
Have you ever considered getting involved as a football official?
 

Right now is the BEST time of the year to get involved in high school football officiating. The Broward Football Official's Association is looking for individuals with an interest in football to join us and begin learning the art of officiating, no prior experience is necessary. The 2017 season will start in August but preparation and training in begins now in May. Our first meeting with be held at South Plantation High School at 7:00 pm on Monday May 15th. The Broward official's association is responsible for providing the on-field officials and timers for all high school football games held in Broward County. The ideal candidate will have an interest in football, be able to pass a level 2 background check, possess excellent interpersonal skills, a willingness to study and master the rules, and the physical mobility to be able cover the play. Our members are adults that come from all walks of life, school teachers, police officers, restaurateurs, attorneys, doctors, inspectors, tradesmen, bailiffs, administrators, managers, and retirees. Our members are tested annually, and are also members in good standing of the Florida High School Athletic Association. We all share a common passion for football and a desire to provide local high schools with the best officiating possible.


We currently have about 120 members but could easily accommodate another 30 members in order to service the approximately 20 games we officiate every Friday night during the football season. In addition we service junior varsity games generally on Wednesday afternoons and youth league programs on Saturdays. If you have and interest, we encourage you to attend our first meeting at South Plantation High School, 7:00 pm, on Monday May 15th. 

TAKE THE FIRST STEP

South Plantation High School
1300 SW 54th Ave
Plantation, FL 33317

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