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.

Download class modules – Powerpoint (PPTX) files. download free viewer:

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 11th 2017 – August 15th (6 weeks)
On-field Mechanics Sessions: Saturdays, July 15 & August 5 (sites TBD)
Time : 7:00-9:00pm
Five Locations : Tuesdays
Bremen High School – Midlothian map
Elmwood Park High School РElmwood Park map
Hass Park РChicago map
Libertyville High School РLibertyville map
Lisle Park District – Lisle map
Prince of Peace Lutheran Church – Palatine map
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.