Become a Referee

British Columbia Football Officials Association is always looking for individuals interested in becoming Football Officials.

If you have a passion for the game of football and would like to get involved or continue to be involved with this great game, we would like to extend an invitation to join the BCFOA.

Training begins in the spring (an updated schedule is posted on this website each season)You will receive training and instruction from some of the best officials in the province. You will learn at a pace that is comfortable for you and when your games start you will be assigned with experienced officials who will enhance your training experience. You will learn the fundamentals of officiating and will have the chance to progress at your own pace. We have many dedicated officials, who are eager to share those experiences with you.

On behalf of BCFOA WELCOME!

Some highlights:

  • All Training is provided free of charge.
  • High School Game Fees start at $58 per game
  • High School weekday games start at 3:30 PM and are played throughout the Lower Mainland/Island/Interior; Vancouver Island and Interior Community Games are on the weekend.
  • Regular training clinics are provided to assist officials to learn the game and network with more seasoned officials.
  • BCFOA also services the CFL, CIS and Junior football, so there are opportunities to advance into higher level games.
  • This is an excellent opportunity to be involved in Amateur Football in BC.

If you are interested in becoming an official please contact the BCFOA representative in your area:

Interior of BC – Allan Miltonclick to email

Metro Vancouver – Al Sleightholmeclick to email

Northern BC (Prince George) – Scott Hamilton

Vancouver Island – Rod Fehrclick to email

If you are interested, please contact one of the following representatives in your areas

If you are an official coming from another Association, please complete the attached application form and send it to the BCFOA Treasurer.
click to email the treasurer

BCFOA Application for Admittance 2015