The Georgia Football Officials Association is the oldest and most professional group of its kind in the state of Georgia. Founded in 1926 by George Gardner, GFOA is recognized as one of the premier football officiating associations in the United States. Mr. Gardner was one of the nation's foremost authorities on football officiating. Many of the mechanics now being used in the NCAA and NFL were developed by Mr. Garner. Our membership is composed of members dedicated to the game of football, especially at the high school level. We welcome you to be a part of the football officiating experience.

Interested in Officiating

The Georgia Football Officials Association is currently accepting applications for the 2016 season.  GFOA is Georgia's oldest high school football officiating association and known by coaches around the state for quality of officiating. GFOA prides itself for its professionalism and integrity towards the game.

If you are interested in officiating football, making some extra money and creating lasting friendships, then GFOA is the place for you. Please contact our New Member Committee at NEW MEMBERS more information about joining.   


2016 Member Registration

Registration for the 2016 season is now underway. Returning members only need to verify their contact information in Arbiter and pay their 2016 GHSA/GAOA dues. Early registration will be accepted online or at our spring meeting held on May 2nd. To make your payment online via PayPal please click here. REGISTRATION  

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