The Calgary Football Officials Association is proud to host the 2020 CFOA National Conference next May 2020. Our conference theme is “Building the Game Together,” and we invite all football officials from across Canada to participate in this exciting event. The conference will be held at the Hotel Arts, downtown Calgary on the weekend of May 1 – 3, 2020

The gala banquet will be Saturday night, May 2 at the amazing Studio Bell facility featuring keynote speaker Randy Ambrosie, Commissioner of the Canadian Football League.

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About Our Association

The Calgary Football Officials Association (CFOA) is the principle governing body for amateur tackle football officiating in Calgary, Alberta »

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.