NCAA Rule 11 – The Officials: Jurisdiction and Duties

SECTION 1. Jurisdiction


ARTICLE 1.


The officials’ jurisdiction begins 60 minutes before the scheduled kickoff and ends when the referee declares the score final [S14].

SECTION 2. Responsibilities


ARTICLE 1.


The game shall be played under the supervision of five, six, seven or eight officials.

ARTICLE 2.


Officiating responsibilities and mechanics are specified in the current edition of the Football Officials Manual, published annually under the jurisdiction of the College Football Officiating, LLC (CFO). Officials are responsible for knowing and applying the material in the Manual.