Training Schedule

Below is the training schedule that is both in use and under construction.  As it matures, every topic will contain clickable links to notes and an agenda of what will be discussed during class.  Each Wednesday, Apprentice and Intermediate officials meet from 6:00pm - 6:50pm.  Varsity topics are discussed during the general assembly meeting from 7:00pm - 8:30pm.  Be sure to check the Calendar of Events for specific dates and times.

Want to know more?  There are additional training materials at the bottom of this page.  Be sure to check them out!
Week  Apprentice IntermediateVarsity 
01 Getting Started
How to use Arbiter
(Read your WOA Mechanics Book)
Rule Changes
Points of Emphasis
Video Review:
•  Helmet to Helmet
•  Blindside Blocks
•  Defenseless Player
 02Fouls you MUST know
Signals you MUST know
Whistle to SnapWOA Mechanics
 034-Man Mechanics
5-Man Mechanics
Penalty Enforcement (Spots)
Certification Test Review
 04Managing YOUR Sideline
Managing YOUR Chain Crew
(Chain Crew Instructions)
So you want to be a White Hat?
Preparing on Monday
Running a Pre-Game
Rule 9 - Conduct of Players and Others
 05All About the Clock: Timing
(Clock Operator Instructions)
The Kicking Game
Rule 10 - Enforcement of Penalties
 06Penalty Enforcement
(NFHS Football Signals)
 So you still want to be a White Hat?
What to say and how to say it
Penalty Enforcement (Mechanics)
 07Fouls: Live and Dead
Fouls: With Change of Possession
Fouls: Double and Multiple
 Fouls: Live and Dead
Fouls: With Change of Possession
Fouls: Double and Multiple
 08 The Kicking Game Game Situations  TBD

​Additional Training Materials

WOA Play of Interest On this page you'll find plays that the WOA RTO observers found noteworthy on a week to week basis.
AzFOA Training VideoThis training video covers Downs, Fumbles, Forward Progress and the Goal Line.  Target audience: beginning and intermediates.