LIAFO on Facebook - As an additional resource to our members for announcements, updates, rules discussion, etc. the Association has established a LIAFO page on Facebook that will be available to association members only. In order to find, search LIAFO and then click on "Join the Group". Once you have been verified the administrators will approve inclusion in the group.
WEBSITE - Hot News on the Web Site is available for viewing to all. All other tabs, including Forums and administration require the user to log in. To Login click on the sign in space in the upper right hand corner of the home page. Once logged in there is an Announcement that includes a link to Instructions how the web site works. If you are unable to login please contact Harry at firstname.lastname@example.org with the nature of your problem (i.e. forgotten user id or password , which are the most common) and it will be corrected.
NYS STATE APPROVED SHIRT
The LIAFO Board has approved the purchasing of State approved shirts for all members (with some exceptions).
***** Please note that the state approved shirt must be worn for all BOCES assigned contests *****
These shirts are being ordered through L I Athletics. Please refer to the attached instructions to order your FREE shirt.
Orders must be placed starting July 20th through August 13th. This will ensure shirts are available for the season.
Shirts are being planned to be distributed at the August picnic, scheduled for August 28th.
Ordering of shirts will end August 13th.
Shirts are NOT available to Inactive members or to any member whose dues are NOT current.
If shirt not desired, Official can apply the $45 credit to other football accessories. All costs exceeding the credit are the responsibility of the official.
L I Athletics has been supplied with an approved listed of officials. If your name is not on their list your order will be rejected. If this occurs contact Jim Behan and/or Ron Winchester to clarify the situation.To get obtain your LIAFO SHIRT please follow these instructions:Log on to LI ATHLETIC website: www.liathletic.com· In the text box below “Have a Team Code? Enter it Here”, type the Team Code Provided Below.· Your TEAM CODE: LIAFOFALL21· Once you go to YOUR CART - Enter Discount Code: LIAFOFALL21 on the right side of the page and Click APPLY COUPON· Then Click PROCEED TO CHECKOUT· Enter your Customer Information· Local Pickup orders will be distributed at The Picnic in August and the meeting in September.· If ONLY ORDERING Your Free Shirt - click the No Payment Required Option - You will not enter any credit card information. If ordering Other items you will have to enter payment information and the $45.00 will be deducted from your total order.· The ordering period Begins July 20th and end Friday August 13th.· Local Pickup orders will be distributed at the Rules Interpretation and Picnic in August and the meeting in September.· If you do not receive an order confirmation, please check your Spam Folder.· PLEASE CHECK COLOR, SIZE, SPELLING and CONTENT. It is your responsibility to check the previous mentioned items - we at Long Island Athletics want to ensure your complete satisfaction.If you have any questions regarding your order, please do not hesitate to call LI Athletic us at 516-293-8712.
NFHS EXAM Availability (updated 7/6/21)NFHS 2021 exams are available as follows:Tests are available via the the following web page: https://exams.nfhs.org. You can use your previously established login or setup a new one
Note the State is NEW YORK and the Local Association is LIAFO.Instructions for login/setup are attached in the link below.
Test Date RemindersTest DatesNew York 2021 Football Part IAvailable From: NOWAvailable Until: 08/30/2021New York 2021 Football Mechanics Part IAvailable From: NowAvailable Until: 08/30/2021Mandatory for all new officials.New York 2021 Football Part IIMandatory for all officialsAvailable From: 08/13/2021Available Until: 08/30/2021All members must take the Part 2 test online in order tobecome certified and eligible to work BOCES games.You must also post a score of 85 or higher. You maytake the test as many times as you like up until the posteddeadline in order to record your score.
Training and Education Resources available from Referee Magazine:Referee Magazine provides a free weekly review email covering a wide range of topics and sports. The weekly review and other great resources that are available for free including tips, philosophies, pre game, etc.The link to register for the weekly review and free guides can be found below. Just register your email, select your choices and they will be delivered direct to your email:
2021 Fall Season Dues InformationAs per the LIAFO By Laws dues for the upcoming season are due by June 30, 2021.Please note the following:1 - Candidates who did NOT work this Spring owe no dues for the Fall.2 - Active members who had paid full dues for Spring season and did NOT work, dues are $20 for the Fall.(Your dues from the Fall are being carried forward to cover the Fall season and the $20 covers Inactive fee for Spring)3 - Members (Active/Candidate) who WORKED Spring owe full dues for Fall 2021.4 - If your status is going to change for the Fall 2021 (Ex: Active to Inactive, Active to Timer, etc) please notify Jim Behan.5 - Per By Laws dues to be paid by JUNE 30, 2021.Additional penalties will apply if payment is not received in full by the due date, including late fees, possible removal from crew or as a timer and ineligibility to participate in draft.If there are any questions with regards to your dues status, amount, or other extenuating circumstances please reach out to Ron via the email link below.Checks should be made payable to "LIAFO". Mail check to:Ron Winchester245 E Beech StLong Beach, NY 11561Venmo payments can be made to Ronald-Winchester-3