Football Class

This class is geared for those either brand new to football officiating or who have 1-2 years experience and want to accelerate their learning curve. The 6 week course includes classroom presentations and game film analysis on rules, penalty enforcement, and game timing plus on-field instruction on proper mechanics/positioning. Those completing the class will have the opportunity to officiate games this coming season.

Week 1 Class (zip)

Week 2 Class (zip)

Week 3 Class (zip)

Week 4 Class (zip)

Week 5 Class (zip)

Week 6 Class (zip)

IHSA Resource (pptx)

Penalty Administration (pptx)

Date : Tuesdays, July 10th 2017 – August 14th (6 weeks)
On-field Mechanics Sessions: Saturdays, July 28 & August 11
Time : 7:00-9:00pm
8 Locations : Bremen High School – Midlothian map
Elmwood Park High School – Elmwood Park map
Hass Park – Chicago map
Kishwaukee College – Malta map
Libertyville High School – Libertyville map
Plainfield Central High School  – Plainfield map
Lisle Park District – Lisle map **Mondays, Jul 9 – Aug 13
Prince of Peace Lutheran Church – Palatine map **7/10; 7/12; 7/24; 7/31; 8/7; 8/14
Fee : FREE! *plus officials applying thru the class for their first IHSA license pay only $25 (normally $50). You must apply thru the class at the first session and not be licensed with the IHSA in any other sport to receive the discount.
Clinic : Participants must attend 4 out of 6 sessions in order to be eligible for clinic credit.
Questions? Contact Training Curriculum Chairperson, Laurie Jordan at training [at] iaco-official [dot] org
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This class is presented by IACO (Inter-Athletic Council of Athletic Officials) and is supported by the IHSA (Illinois High School Association). IACO is an organization made up of 14 officials associations throughout northeast Illinois. Member officials of these associations officiate most IHSA sanctioned high school sports. IACO’s mission is to recruit, and train new as well as veteran high school sports officials in standardized methods and techniques of officiating high school sports.