Football

Contacts

Assigner

George Winn

612-581-0303

ghwinn@comcast.net


Clinician

Matt Papke

612-670-5713

papkemat@icloud.com

news and announcements

August 29, 2022:

At the football meeting on August 28, Matt Olson was elected the football representative to the board of directors. In order for football officials to be eligible for state tournament games, they are required to view the weekly training videos produced by the MSHSL on the Arbiter website.

Week one of the football season is upon us, and good luck and have a great season to all the crews!

July 30, 2022:

The 2022 Gopher State Officials Football Meeting will take place at 6pm on Sunday August 28 at the Brooklyn Park Community Center, 5600 85th Ave N, Minneapolis, MN 55443.


Football Dues are $65 for the 2022 season and must be paid by Monday, August 1 to avoid a $25 late fee. They can be paid online at the link to the left. This option includes a $3 processing fee. Or you can pay by sending a check to


Gopher State Officials Association

P.O. Box 24052

Minneapolis, MN 55424-9998


If the check is postmarked on Monday you'll get credit for an on time payment. After Monday, there is a $25 late fee on top of the $65.


MSHSL Officials YouTube Training Videos - watch the most recent football video below.

Beginning with the 2022 football season, all officials must watch the MSHSL training tapes via the eligibility tab on the Arbiter website in order to be eligible to officiate a state tournament game. It is the same process as taking the online training modules for preseason certification. All videos must be viewed on or before October 11, 2022. Viewing the video below or on the YouTube channel will not count.




Most Recent MSHSL Football Officiating Training Tape - 2022 Video #6




2022 MSHSL Mid Season Football Meeting





MSHSL 40/25 Play clock training tape





Referee Announcement Training Video

Gopher Football Officials in Action

Carousel imageCarousel imageCarousel imageCarousel imageCarousel imageCarousel imageCarousel imageCarousel imageCarousel imageCarousel imageCarousel imageCarousel imageCarousel imageCarousel imageCarousel imageCarousel imageCarousel imageCarousel imageCarousel imageCarousel imageCarousel imageCarousel imageCarousel imageCarousel imageCarousel imageCarousel imageCarousel imageCarousel image

Bill Lemonnier's

Football Officiating Academy

2016 Crew of Five Training Video




Introduction




Blocking





Forward Progress




Goal Line





Keys, Zones, Pre-Snap





Kicking Game





Mechanics





Passing





Player Conduct





Possession

Bill Lemonnier's 2016 training video used by permission. All rights reserved.