Southeastern Flag Football Official’s Workshop

Date(s): August 26 – August 27

Registration Deadline: August 15th 

Cost: $70 per participant 

Included in cost: NIRSA Rule Book, SEFFOW Whistle, T-Shirt, Snacks and lunch will be provided on Saturday and Sunday.

Participants will need to bring: Stripes, penalty flags, ball spotter, appropriate shoes, bean bag.

Hotel: Holiday Inn Express Athens (513 W. Broad St. Athens, GA 31601)

Price: $114 per night (2 queen beds); $7 parking fee per night per car
Group booking code: FFW
Click to book by August 15th, 2023

Event Locations:
Ramsey Student Center: 330 River Road, Athens, GA 30602
Rec Sports Complex: 110 Lake Herrick Dr. Athens, GA 30602

Questions? Email us at

Schedules listed below are tentative and will be adjusted according to participants, teams and weather conditions.

10:00am Registration (All) 
10:30am – 12:30pm Classroom session (All groups)
12:45pm – 6:00pm Officiate games (Advanced group)
1:00pm – 2:00pm Classroom session (Beginner group)
                               – Station work (Intermediate group)
                              – Referee games (Advanced group)
2:00pm – 3:00pm 4 person mechanics stations (Intermediate group) 
3:30pm – 4:30pm 4 person mechanics stations (Beginner group)
3:30pm – 6:00pm Officiate games (Intermediate group)
4:30pm – 6:00pm Penalty enforcement stations (Beginner group)

9:30am – 10:30am Review special procedures station (Beginner group)
9:30am – 11:00am Officiate games (Intermediate and Advanced group)
11:00am – 2:00pm Officiate Games (Beginner and Advanced group)
11:15am – 12:30pm Classroom session (Intermediate group)
12:30pm – 2:00pm Mechanics development (Intermediate group)
3:00pm End of Workshop

Prior to registering, select the group that best suits your development level.

Beginner Level Group: Participants will learn the basic rules and mechanics of flag football officiating. This group is best suited for new officials or those with less than two years of flag football experience. Our instructors will focus on instilling the fundamentals of officiating. 

Intermediate Level Group: Participants will review the rules along with new updates and enforcements. This group will examine three and four person mechanics, penalty enforcement and game management. This group is best suited for participants that understand the basic rules and fundamentals of officiating and have more than one year of flag football experience.

Advanced Level Group: Participants in this group will dive deep into the rules and interpretations, updates, penalty enforcement and football officiating philosophy. This group will have more time officiating games and discussion with instructors. This group is best suited for participants with at least 2 years of flag football experience.

Registration: Please CLICK HERE to register.