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HELP WANTED:  We are looking for people who know every single rule of the game, are in perfect shape, and never make errors. The only problem is that none of you will come out of the stands to help us! If you are one of these people, please put down your popcorn or get out from behind your TV and sign up to be a football official . . . We need perfect people like you!

Seriously, the Syracuse Chapter of Certified Football Officials are always

looking for new members.

We are looking for people that:

  • Have the passion for the game

  • Enjoy the game day experience

  • Take pleasure in getting out on the field

  • Want to be part of a team


The requirements for becoming

an official are:

  • Must be 18 years of age

  • Have knowledge of the sport and ensure that the game is played safely

  • Possess strong communication skills and the ability to explain the rulings to the coaches and players

  • Be fair minded and impartial

  • Complete the Certification program

  • Abide by the NYSPHSAA qualifications and requirements


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