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The Northern Kentucky Officials Association (NKOA) is always looking for men and women who share a passion for the game of football who have a desire to get in the game!

The NKOA was founded in 1967 and has over 1,000 years of combined officiating experience. We provide referees for 30 member schools from the Varsity to Middle school levels, as well as, various league and youth activities.


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National Federation of State High School Associations

Freequently Asked Questions

Is there a charge to be a member of the NKOA?

There is a membership fee to join and a license from the state as well. These fees can be earned back in one weekend of “watching” the greatest game on Earth!

Association fee:
$30.00 – Year 1
$60.00 – Years 2-24
FREE – Years 25+

State fee:
$70.00 per year first sport/ or $25 if you are already registered for another sport

How much does an officiating uniform cost?
As with the Association fees and state licensing fee; the uniform costs can be recovered after just one weekend of calling games.
Will I be assigned games in my first season?
If the registration process is completed you ABSOLUTELY will be assigned games in your first year!

Don’t pass up the opportunity to get paid for a front row seat to the best game on Earth!