GHSA Modifications for Spring 2021

The changes were approved by the GHSA for use this season. The specific rules modifications are listed below and the the video explain how officials are to implement these changes. Note that these mechanics changes apply to non-GHSA contests as well. Masks & Social Distancing GHSA encourages all officials, coaches, game administrators and players on 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 …