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Cleveland Browns Officials Certification Course


The Browns are proud to work in conjunction with the Ohio High School Athletic Association (OHSAA) and the Cleveland Football Officials Association (CFOA) in offering a second Officials Certification Course. The Cleveland Browns Officials Certification Course is designed to train and certify students in officiating all levels of football. Completion of the course certifies you to operate as licensed official in the state of Ohio.

What you can expect:
Students will receive a minimum of 25 hours of instruction on game rules, mechanics of the sport and on-field experience. The goal of each instructor is to provide every student with enough knowledge and proficiency to be successful at the entry level in sports officiating. Classes begin July 25th.


July 25 Cleveland Browns Training Facility (Berea, OH)
July 27 Grindstone Tavern (Berea, OH)
August 1 Grindstone Tavern (Berea, OH)
August 3 Grindstone Tavern (Berea, OH)
August 8 Brooklyn High School Auditorium (Brooklyn, OH)
August 10 Grindstone Tavern (Berea, OH)
August 12 Brunswick High School Auditorium (Brunswick, OH)
August 15 TBA

*Schedule subject to change

To register, visit the OHSAA's Officials webpage below. New users will need to register with the OHSAA and create a new profile. 

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