Recent and Upcoming Events
Monday November 15 - RAOA Basketball Meeting (all members and new officials) 6pm at Mayo High School Cafeteria.
*) Saturday 11/20 - Girl's Scrimmages at various sites. Sign-up at 11/15 meeting and by email after.
*) Saturday 11/27 - Boy's Scrimmages at various sites. Sign-up at 11//15 meeting and by email after.
*) Sunday 11/21 - New Officials Meeting with mentors via Zoom, 6pm. Click here for a recording of the meeting
*) Wednesday 11/24 - First date per MSHSL - Girls Basketball games. I doubt many will play Wednesday of Thanksgiving!
*) Thursday 12/2 - First date per MSHSL - Boys Basketball games.
News and Information
The Mission of the Rochester Area Official Association (RAOA) is to assist members in becoming better athletic officials.
RAOA will accomplish this goal through clarification and interpretation of rules and promoting efficient and standard officiating techniques in football, basketball, baseball, softball and Volleyball. Each member will be involved in the following :
Rochester Area Officials Association (RAOA) trains, mentors, and assigns high school officials in the sports of Baseball, Basketball, Football, Softball and Volleyball.
With over 250 members, RAOA was established in Rochester, MN in 1950 and is a member of the Minnesota State High School League. RAOA provides officials to high schools through out Southern Minnesota.
President - Jim Fall
Past President - Aric Kittleson
Secretary/Treasurer - Jared Butson
VP Football - Tim Nicometo
VP Volleyball - Carol Jaquith
VP Basketball - Eric Rain
VP Baseball/Softball - Corey Dornack