About Our Association

The Calgary Football Officials Association (CFOA) is the principle governing body for amateur tackle football officiating in Calgary, Alberta. We officiate all levels of football in Calgary and the surrounding area.

If you would like any more information, please contact one of our Executive Members. »

Our Mission

Our Mission:


  • Provide competent, trained officials, skilled at the level of football in which they are assigned
  • Continually educate and support officials to enhance their skill levels
  • Ensure player safety and promote fair play and sportsmanship
  • Share knowledge of rules with all game participants
  • Contribute to a positive atmosphere and experience for all game participants
  • Fairly administer the rules of the game

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Communication with our partner leagues is of great importance. Should you wish to have officials come to one of your practices to answer any questions, please contact us.


There are two major components to our educational and training materials – The rule book (for Canadian amateur football) and mechanics (positioning and duties) manuals.