Register to become an official with the CVFOA today!
What do I need to do to join?
Fill out the form below and we will contact you.
Officials are often asked, “How did you get started in officiating?” In most cases, the answer lies within. The journey to football officiating begins with a passion for the game. A person close to the game – usually a working football official – encourages that final step toward football officiating.
What does the CVFOA do for new officials?
The CVFOA Provides training for new officials. We enlist new officials into our mentor program where they'll get to learn from some of our best officials. New officials to also get the opportunity to work games in our local youth football leagues.
What can I expect during my 1st year?
New officials are assigned to work JV, Freshman, and Youth Games. Training starts in July. What equipment do I need to officiate football? A new official will spend approximately $150 dollars. CVFOA has some used equipment which can be used for free. To see a breakdown of equipment visit here.
What do I need to do next?
The next step is to register with the CVFOA by contacting us by phone or email, if you would like us to contact you just fill out the registration information below and one of our representatives will contact you.
What if I am transferring from another state?
Please contact us and you will be assigned to the appropriate level of games. Contact us at or call 760-650-2REF. JOIN our training program LEARN with others ENJOY the games EARN extra money