Hiram – The Hiram College Athletic Department and the NFL have teamed up to present “The Football Officiating Academy” on April 10 from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the Les & Kathy Coleman Sports, Recreation & Fitness Center and Henry Field on the campus of Hiram College.

This is a co-ed program for passionate potential officials who are college athletes. This one-day orientation will introduce the basics of football officiating:

• Instruction from the NFL, College and High School Officiating Representatives

• Introduction to the rules of the game and on-field officiating mechanics

• Step-by-step guide on how to get started

The first part of the orientation will take part in the Hiram Team Room, with the second portion moving out to Henry Field.

Admission to the event is free, but registration is required. Please register at hiramterriers.com