Our Association is dedicated to the training and professional development of officials to ensure safety for the players, and to uphold the integrity of the game through rules enforcement. Football officials come from a variety of backgrounds, including teachers, administrators, police officers, clergy, business managers, and small business owners. What they all share in common is a love for the game of football, and a desire to support youth athletics.
WNYCFO services both public and Catholic schools in different leagues and divisions across Erie, Niagara and Orleans Counties in New York State. WNYCFO officiates games at the high school Varsity, JV, Freshman and Modified level as well as Little League and Touch Football.
Here are the most rules and mechanics changes in high school football. 2017 Points of Emphasis include Player's responsibility to avoid illegal contact, Illegal Helmet Contact, Sideline Management and Control and Proper Enforcement of Penalties for Violations of Equipment Rules.
Interested in becoming a high school football official? You can share your enthusiasm for sports with student athletes and help mold the future of our youth. It's a great way to stay active and provide a lifetime educational experience for kids.