Honig’s 20% Discount to Aug. 8th Master Clinic Attendees

Unfortunately Honig’s was unable to make it to the Master Clinic August 8th.  The attendee list was provided to Honig’s and they are offering a 20% discount to those attendees that were inconvenienced. Phone orders only.  Call 800-468-3284 and mention Colorado Springs Master Clinic to get your 20% off.


2017 CSFOA Regular Season Meetings

All meetings are @ the Trinity United Methodist Church 6:30 – 8:00 PM


Tues 1st
Tues 8th Master Clinic* Tues 8th State Master Clinic 5:00 PM @ Coronado HS
Tues 15th
Tues 22nd
Tues 5th
Tues 12th
Tues 26th
Tues 10th
Tues 24th
Tues 7th Banquet TBD
Tues 8th State Master Clinic 5:00 PM @ Coronado HS

2017 New Officials Classes

If you are interested in joining the Colorado Springs football fraternity.  The Colorado Spring’s Football Officials Association (CSFOA) will begin classes for new officials June 22nd.  These are for all joining our officiating group for the 1st time. All classes are at the Trinity United Methodist Church. The church is located at 701 North 20th Street COS 80904 (west of I25 just off Unitah). Classes are from 6:30 – 8:00 PM

Thu, Jun 22
Mon, Jun 26
Thu, Jun 29
Mon, Jul 3 No Class
Thu, Jul 6
Mon, Jul 10
Thu, Jul 13
Mon, Jul 17
Thu, Jul 20
Mon, Jul 24
Thu, Jul 27
Mon, Jul 31 Supplemental Draft


2017 CSFOA Crews after the Veteran Draft

Here are the results of the CSFOA Draft.  There still may be some wheeling and dealing.

2017 Companion Crews

VanGampleare         McGuire                    Gray

Flim                           Alexander                  Archuleta

Goss                           Cronin, B                   Freeman

Guiberson                 Cronin, D                  Guthleben

Lau                             Kachel                        Lambert

Pace, E                       Lisco                           Pace, B

Peterson                    McGuire, Shaun      Rago

Riker                          McKeever                  Roland

Smith, Dale               Quintana                   Sciacca

Statz                           Thomas, B                 Wadman



Cox                             Miller                         Bremser

Baker                         Bunnell                     Baccarella

Barton                       Emery                        Bauman

Bryant                       Flores                         Duke

Estes                           Grotelueschen         Fisher

Hodges                       Guttman                   Gines

Lowman                    Herron                       Lewis

Remley                      Kagarise                     Nichols

Sanchez                     Manley                       Robinson

Wilson                       Mullins                      Watson



Gaines                        Demetriou                Lutz

Barger                         Bidlack                    Carricato

Bradley                      Bockhorst                 Fosythe

Carpio                        Fosdick                     Hessel

Firks                           Kwiecien                  Jerman

Johnson, E                List                            Johnson, M

Lesseig                       Morrissey                Magallanez

McCrary                     Morse                      Riddlesperger

Rothe                         Samsel                      Scharp

Turpin                        Zuercher                 Smith, Doug

Thomas, C






2017 Eligibility Requirements & Testing Deadlines

2017 Requirements for Varsity and Play-off Eligibility

2017 Varsity Eligibility

  • Paid 2017 CFOA dues by March 1st
  • Paid 2017 CSFOA dues
  • Attend the 2017 Master Clinic; (in person every other year)
  • Pass Rules test with 85%+
  • Pass Mechanics test with 85%+
  • Pass Physical Standards Test (PST)
  • Member in Good Standing

2017 Playoff Eligibility

  • Paid CFOA dues by March 1st
  • Attend the 2017 Master Clinic; (in person every other year)
  • Pass Rules test with 85%+
  • Pass Mechanics test with 85%+
  • Pass Physical Standards Test (PST)
  • Pass Playoff test 85%+
  • Member in Good Standing
  • Must apply for post season & select position by Sept 1st
  • Minimum of 3 years varsity experience for play-offs; 5 years for semi-finals & finals
  • Must have worked a minimum of 8 of varsity games
  • Must have worked a minimum of 7 in their playoff position (per Arbiter)
  • Must have worked a minimum of 3 sub-varsity high schools games
  • Must attend 5 meetings:
    • Minimum of 3 Association
    • Minimum of 2 Crew meetings
    • You can use the Master Clinic or 1 off-season or 1 New Officials meeting in either category
  • Must be available for all Saturdays in the post season
  • Will have 24 hours to accept or decline a playoff assignment
  • Turn back of a game after availability was indicated will also result in disqualification for the remainder of this post season and the post season next year
  • For championship games, cannot have worked a championship in the previous 4 season

2017 Deadlines

  • Veteran Rules Test – August 23, 2017
  • Playoff Video Review Test – August 23, 2017
  • Playoff Mechanics Test – August 23, 2017
  • Physical Standards Test – August 2, 2017
  • Apply for Post season – September 1, 2017
  • Select Post season position – September 1, 2017
  • New Officials Test – September 15, 2017



2017 Off-season Meetings

The CSFOA will again have an off-season meeting program, covering new rules and going over points of emphasis.  The tentative dates for the CSFOA Off-season meetings:

Jan 18

Feb 15

Mar 15

Apr 19

May 17

Jun 14

All meetings will be at in the lower level of the Trinity United Methodists Church, 701 North 20th Street, Colorado Springs, CO 80904  (Map).


Congratulations Craig Cox

Craig has been elected CFOA President.  He will serve a 2 year term as President – Elect beginning in January 2017.  The progression is then CFOA President beginning in January 2019 for 2 years and finally a 2 year term as CFOA – Past President from January 2021 through December 2022.