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21st December 2016

The 2017 IFAF rulebook has now been published. See the PDF and HTML versions. Printed copies will be available to order shortly.

The list of rule changes is also available (in PDF format).

21st April 2016 IFAF Rules Committee memo 2016/03 on Facemasks has been issued.
27th February 2016 Printed copies of the IAFOA Manual of Football Officiating are available.
7th February 2016 The new IAFOA Manual of Football Officiating (MOFO) is now available.
15th January 2016

IAFOA is open for membership. We welcome anyone who is an American football official.

We want the next generation of officials, whether they want to work international games or not, to have access to the best possible training and leadership from those officials who currently do work international games.

Sign up for free by registering on our Forum. Then contribute to the discussion of how IAFOA will develop.

IMPORTANT: Your profile on the forum must display your full real name and country of residence - if not your registration may be declined.

General links



Rules 2017

Manual of Football Officiating (16th edition)

Rules 2016