Douglas County  
Football Officials




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Hello and Welcome…

'd like to welcome you to the Douglas County Football Officials Association (DCFOA) Website. Our Association consists of a small group of dedicated members who Officiate High School Football games for 9 School Districts in Douglas County, Oregon.

DCFOA serves its schools by assigning Officials to Frosh, Junior Varsity and Varsity Football games. We also supply Officials for fall scrimmages, and Jamboree’s upon request. Additionally, we also provide rule interpretations to Coaches and Athletic Administrative staff throughout the football season.

Members of our Association come from a wide variety of backgrounds, including Business Owners, Doctors, Educators, IT Professionals, Public Safety, Manufacturing Professionals, etc. What we all have in common is a passion for the game of Football and a desire to support local amateur athletics, and sports. Our members possess a wide range of football experience. Many have been Officiating Football in this area for over 20 years, and a select few have been offering their services locally for three or four decades. We also have members also Officiate youth and collegiate-level games as well.

Our Mission…

he mission of the DCFOA is to provide the highest standard of Football Officiating to local and regional High Schools. Our Association is committed to the education, training and professional development of our members to ensure player safety, and to uphold the integrity and spirit of the game through consistent and impartial rules enforcement through study groups, clinics, and on-field training programs.

We encourage those with an interest in Football, or Football  Officiating to join our Association. We offer intensive training from experienced Officials on the intent and philosophy of rule enforcement. As well as on the field Mechanics, that allows first-year officials to immediately begin officiating sub-varsity games with the support of experienced Officials.

For more information on becoming an Official, please feel free to check out our Recruiting link, which contains valuable information on taking the first steps toward becoming a member of our Association. Should you have questions or need additional information, feel free to contact us at our e-mail address: Thank you for your interest in the Douglas County Football Officials Association.


Steve Dickenson

President, DCFOA

So you are interested in becoming an Official?