Mechanics and Training Materials

PIAA Football Bulletins:
2020-21 Football Bulletin 1
2020-21 Officials Bulletin Fall
2020 PIAA Return to Competition - Sport Specific
2020 Football Preseason Bulletin
2020 PIAA Sub-Varsity Football Rules Modifications
2020 Wilson Ball Cleaning Recommendations
2020 PIAA Supplemental Disqualification Instructions PPT
2020 PIAA Supplemental Disqualification Instructions PDF
2019 PIAA Football Pregame Meeting Schedule
2019 Preseaon Football Bulletin
2019-20 Officials Bulletin
2019 Official to Official Communications Devices Guidelines
Referee Magazine Training Articles:
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Referee Magazine Training Articles
2019 PIAA Play Clock Mechanics
2020 PIAA 7-Man Mechanics PDF
2020 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:
2020 NFHS Football Rules Changes
2020 NFHS Points of Emphasis
2020 NFHS Football Rules Reminders
2020 NFHS Football Rules Clarifications
2020 NFHS Official Football Signals
2020-21 Line to Gain Sheet
2020 Football Game and Play Clock Operators Sheet
2020 NFHS Jersey and Pants Rules
2019 NFHS Football Rules Changes
2019 NFHS Football Points of Emphasis
2019 NFHS Football Rules Reminders
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