Football Topics Moderator: Gary Pigott, FHSAA Staff (Gainesville) 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 2012 Changes: Helmet comes off/Kickoff mechanics State Series Assignments State Finals Review: CCA 7-man mechanics Evaluation Program: 2012 Season! Vendor revenue is key Open Forum RULES • • • • Helmet comes off during the down=player removed Kickoff mechanics & wing official positioning (next slides) Concussion/Injury procedure: stop game for evaluation by school/sideline personnel. Officials’ job is Over! Others? Rule Changes 2012 Players Must Sit Out One Play If Their Helmet Comes Off 3-5-10 – If a player’s helmet comes off completely during the course of a play, and it is not directly attributable to a foul by the opponent, the player will have to leave the game for at least one down. Kick Off Positions 5 Man Mechanics Press Box LJ K R <1 0 <2 0 <3 0 H L <4 0 50 40 BJ < Score Board U 1 Wing Official Positioning Press Box Stay Wide Score Board LJ R U BJ <3 0 <4 0 H L 1 <2 0 50 40 < <1 0 FREE COURSE! Concussion in Sports What You Need to Know STATE SERIES SELECTION PROCESS • • • • • • • • Qualifications (FC, Test, Rules Video, Local evaluations) Geography Evaluations (field clinics, previous years) Communication with booking commissioners Remaining Teams: “neutral crew” Feedback from schools/coaches Same names on recommendations year after year Reporting scores: Can’t hurt your assignments STATE SERIES SELECTION PROCESS 2012 Playoffs • Eight Classes: really no changes; still 8 championship games. Small school (1A, 2A, 3A, 4A) Large schools (5A, 6A, 7A, 8A) • Required playoff uniform: Honig’s/C. Keen & G. Davis STATE TOURNAMENT News & Notes • Back in Orlando Citrus Bowl for 2 more years. THANKS to CFOA for all Hospitality in Orlando! • CCA 7-man mechanics: PPT and notes sheet on FHSAA website. No substitute for preparation. Know them. LIVE them! • Live TV games. All are watching. Preparation! – Look Sharp! Bright House Sports for 3 years – Hustle! – Good Mechanics! – Great Judgment! Evaluation Program • • • • Starting in the 2012 Season!!! Vendor revenue will help make possible Associations will be involved Personnel (evaluators) are the key to a successful program. OPEN FORUM Honig’s/Keen & Davis: Playoff uniforms • • Black pants with FHSAA logo on right pocket Black/white shirt with FHSAA patch on left pocket and American flag on the left sleeve (2” from top of black cuff) Have a Great Summer!