Stars & Stripes Academy

The Nation's Premier Training Forum for College Officials

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NEW FOR 2018

We are excited to announce updated components and key changes to the 2018 Stars & Stripes Academy.

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Who we are

The Stars and Stripes Academy was created in 2012 by Karl Richins (former Big 12 referee and published author) and Ryan Dickson (NFL Side Judge #25) as a way to prepare officials for the experience of working “big time” football. The Academy is located in Salt Lake City, Utah, usually the second weekend in May.

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What we do

The Stars and Stripes Academy is intense training for officials focused specifically on “big time” college football. Small college and FCS level officials will prepare themselves to take the next step to D-1 football. High school officials will get a taste of the college experience and improve at their current level while preparing to advance in officiating.

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Why us?

There are a multitude of outstanding and worthwhile camps and clinics around the country, but Karl and Ryan wanted to create something different.  So what’s different about SASA?

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SASA begins May 17, 2018

119Days
20Hours
51Mins
51Secs

Available Positions

Non-Field
750.00 USD

Choose your crew & mentor

Attend any and all classroom sessions

Shadow on-field officials and trainers

Will take the proctored rules exam

Best value (max training at lower cost)

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On-Field
1,500.00 USD

8-man mechanics

Will work a full football game (150+ snaps)

Game filmed & graded by a D-1 evaluator

Training tapes created from game video

Competition for top crew & top position

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Replay
1,000.00 USD

Training on all aspects of Replay

Game experience as Replay Official (“R1”)

Game experience as Communicator (“R2”)

Use of DV Sport replay equipment

World class replay training staff

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Registration is open now, ON-FIELD registration closes January 31.

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