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Twitter Link to @WPFOA_Officials

A link to the official Twitter page of the WPFOA has been added to the bottom of our website homepage. The official Twitter handle for the WPFOA is @WPFOA_Officials.

Follow us on Twitter to keep up with happenings of the WPFOA Varsity Crews, meeting info, Scholarship news, and much more.

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P.S. The season is fast approaching which means the annual WPIAL Clinic is just around the corner. Please join us and our fellow WPIAL Officials on July 27th @ 9:00 am at Baldwin High School for the clinic. See you there!!

NFHS 2019 Football Rules Changes

As the 2019 Football season nears, it is the time of year when the NFHS announces the new rules changes that have been adopted for football. An article on some of the new changes can be found by clicking here. Also, a link to all of the rules changes has been added to our website under the Mechanics and Training Session. Looking forward the 2019 season.

P.S. The next offseason Rules.Mechanics Training Meeting is on March 24 at the Kennedy Township Municipal Building starting around 6:15 pm. Hope to see you there.

Football Off-Season Rules Training

Join us for any of four scheduled winter and spring football rules meetings. They will include EAIFO, GPFOA and WPFOA officials and anyone else that wants to come and join in a discussion. Great variety of topics with something for everyone. Focus is on rules, game situations, positional mechanics and film study. They will take place at Kennedy Township on Forest Grove Rd. across the street from St. Malachy Church.

Training Dates:

  • Sunday, February 24, 2019
    • 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM
  • Sunday, March 24, 2019
    • 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM
  • Sunday, April 28, 2019
    • 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM
The WPFOA strives to provide the most competent and professional officials to ensure integrity and good sportsmanship throughout the entire game to all levels of football through high school to the schools and associations of Western PA.