Mechanics and Training Materials

PIAA Football Bulletins:
2019 PIAA Football Pregame Meeting Schedule
2019 Preseaon Football Bulletin
2019-20 Officials Bulletin
2019 Official to Official Communications Devices Guidelines
2018 PIAA Football Preseason Bulletin
2018 PIAA Mercy Rule
2017 PIAA Football Bulletin I
2017 PIAA Football Bulletin II
Referee Magazine Training Articles:
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Referee Magazine Training Articles
2019 PIAA Play Clock Mechanics
2019 PIAA 7-Man Mechanics PDF
2019 PIAA 6-Man Mechanics PDF
PIAA 5-Man Mechanics PDF
4-Man Mechanics
3-Man Mechanics
NFHS Rule Changes, Points of Emphasis, Comments and Reminders:
2019 NFHS Football Rules Changes
2019 NFHS Football Points of Emphasis
2019 NFHS Football Rules Reminders
2019 NFHS Football Clock Operator's Sheet
2019 NFHS 40-Second Play Clock and Postseason Instant Replay
2018 NFHS Football Rules Changes
2018 NFHS Points of Emphasis
2018 NFHS Points of Emphasis Letter
2018 NFHS Football Rules Reminders
2018 NFHS Game Officials Manual Changes
2018 NFHS Revised Guidelines on Lightning and Thunder
Training Materials:
Penalty Enforcements Made Easy
2019 NFHS Footbal Signal Chart
100 Helpful Hints
EAIFO Training Materials

PIAA Lightning Safety 2012

PIAA Lightning Safety 2012
Blocking Penalty Presentation
2013 Additional Rules for Helmet Coming Off

Illegal Movements Presentation

Illegal Movements Presentation

Football Observer's Evaluation Form

PIAA Football Observer's Evaluation Form

PIAA officials are periodically evaluated by their peers to ensure consistent application of NHSFA Rules and local mechanics. This document may be downloaded and printed to use throughout the season to assess your fellow officials.
Training Videos:
2017 Blind Side Blocks Training Videos
Inadvertent Whistle Video
2014 NFHS Targeting Training Video
The Aloha Football Officials Clinic was designed primarily for the youth and high school officials in Hawaii. They use the NFHS rule book with some modifications for safety and timing. Many of the philosophies used in the NFL and NCAA have been incorporated into high school football and will be taught and used at the clinic. These videos are very good and are recommended to be watched to enhance your skills.Aloha Football Officials Clinic Videos