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  • 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 registration@liafo.org with the nature of your problem (i.e.  forgotten user id or password , which are the most common) and it will be corrected. 

  • NFHS EXAM Availability
    The NFHS Part I Exam is now available until midnight on August 31. Part I is a great way to practice for the Part II test.  

    Mandatory Part II and the 5 Man Mechanic exam are available starting with the dates in the schedule below.  ALL tests may be taken multiple times until the deadline.  

    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.

    Part II - Mandatory Test

    All members must take the Part 2 test online in order to become certified and eligible to work BOCES games.  You must also post a score of 85 or higher.  You may take the test as many times as you like up until the 11:59 PM deadline on 8/31/20 in order to record your score.  

    Below is the list of test dates.  When you login you will also see the list of tests available by sport, date available and the deadline.  

    Test Dates:

    Football Part 1 - Available starting June 4    Open Until 11:59 PM on 8/31/20.

    Football Part 2 - Aug. 10  Open Until 11:59 PM on 8/31/20.  MANDATORY

    Football 5 Man Mechanics - June 15      Open Until 11:59 PM on 8/31/20. 
    ALL new candidates and ALL 1st year and 2nd/3rd year members that have not taken it yet must also complete.)

    Thank you.


  • Rule Updates for the 2019 Season , including Powerpoint presentations and information pages, are available by clicking the below.  They have also been added as a new topic to the NFHS Rules and Mechanics Forum. (Browse/Forums/NFHS Rules and Mechanics).     

    • 2019 Rules Interpretation Powerpoint Presentation
    • NYSACFO Powerpoint 
    • 40 Second Clock Instruction
    • Ball Person Instrruction
    • Clock Operator Instruction
    • Line to Gain ( Chain Crew) Instruction
    • Ball on Tic Instruction

    It will helpful to review before the Rules Clinics and the season.  

    NYSACFO Powerpoint June 2019 Meeting (6-15-19).pptx 2019_NFHS_Football_Rules_PowerPoint__(8-3-19_PJE).pptx 2019 NYS Football Instructions for Ball Persons.pdf 2019NFHS football-clock-operators.pdf 2019 NFHS Football-line-to-gain Instruction.pdf Ball on the Tic Summary.pdf New 40 Second Play Clock Rule V2.pdf

    Clarification on 2019 Rule Changes.pdf

  • 2020 Membership

    Meeting Dates*

    Unless otherwise noted,

    all meeting times are at

    7:30 PM at Bethpage HS

    Membership Meeting Dates

     @ Bethpage HS 

    June 18

    Postponed until further notice

    August 6*

    2020 Interpretation Clinic


    August 17*

    2020 Alternate Interpretation Clinic @MacArthur Park

    September 8

    General Meeting

    September 17

    General Meeting

    September 29

    General Meeting

    October 6

    General Meeting & Nominations

    October 19

    Annual Meeting & Elections

    November 2

    Playoff Meeting

    November 24

    Annual  LIAFO Dinner **



    Members must attend the 2 mandatory meetings

    Highlighted in RED BOLD and 4 of the 6 remaining

    meetings for a total of 6  meetings attended. 

     * ONLY one of the Clinic meetings need to be attended.

    Please note that some dates May be subject to change

    **The Annual LIAFO Dinner does not count as a Meeting Date.

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