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Welcome to the Web Site of the Central Hudson Valley Football Officials Association, Inc (CHVFOA).

Our organization is a member of the New York State Association of Certified Football Officials. Our mission is to promote football within our region and to provide certified football officials for high schools in Dutchess, Orange, Putnam (partial), Rockland, Sullivan, and Ulster counties within New York State. Our territory includes all of Section IX and part of Section I.

If you have any information that you would like added to the website (documents, links, etc) or if you have questions about the chapter, web site, etc, please send them to the Web Site Administrator using the contact us form to the right. If you are having trouble registering or logging in please check the FAQ or the READ ME FIRST sections of the Forums for help.

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Interpretation Meetings (you must attend one)

Thursday August 4th - 7pm - Newburgh Free Academy or:
Tuesday August 9th  - 7pm - Newburgh Free Academy

Also note that the new NYS Rules Interpreter, Patrick English, will attend out 9/21/16 General Meeting being held at 7pm at NFA.


Chapter and Web Site News
6/12/2016 - 2016 Roster has been uploaded to Documents/2016

1/9/2016 -  HAPPY NEW YEAR !!!! 
 Referees: Please send Dennis your crew members ASAP !!

NFHS Tests

The NYSPHSAA organization has notified Paul Weatherup, NYSACFO Executive Secretary, of the dates for the 2016 NFHS Football exams.All three exams, Part I, Mechanics (4 & 5 man), and Part II, will be available online ( during the time periods listed below. Please note that the exams will not be available online after September 1, 2016.
NFHS ExamStart Date End Date     
Part IJune 3, 2016September 1, 2016     
Mechanics  *June 14, 2016September 1, 2016     
Part IIAugust 18,  2016September 1, 2016

* 5 man Test REQUIRED, 4 man test Highly recommended

Prospective Officials  
The 2016 Rules Clinic is complete. Congratulations to all 11 new members!
 If you are interested in becoming a football official, the next rule sessions will be held in the Spring of 2017 starting in Mid-May and running through Mid-June. Check back in early 2017 as information will be posted here and on Facebook.