Film Doesn’t Lie: How to watch game film and get better as a referee

Film review has always played an important role for me as an official.  But the reality is, the regular use of film by lacrosse officials is a very recent phenomena. Ten years ago, the only teams that routinely filmed games were colleges and big time high school programs.  If you were an up and coming Read More …

GLOA Uniform Policy

Based on the NFHS Rules and GHSA policy (see below), uniforms worn by game officials MUST be identical. The board would hope that Referees work with their crew to make a diplomatic decision as to what to wear. Making sure everyone is comfortable is essential in getting the best effort and focus from the crew Read More …

Required Pregame Communication for 2021

Due to the ever-changing nature of the current Covid-19 situation in Georgia, the GLOA board has decided to revise the pregame communication requirements for all games. Officials need to be aware that it is HIGHLY likely that games will be rescheduled or canceled at the last minute due to exposure or positive tests of players Read More …