Recent and Upcoming Events
Monday 8/8 - MSHSL opens Football window for online rules meeting, trainings, and test.
Sunday 8/21 - RAOA New Football Officials and Mentors - 6pm RCTC Sports Center. Room SC2004. 2nd level near the Coach's Locker Rooms. Signs will be posted.
Tuesday 8/23 - MSHSL Mechanics clinic at Rochester Mayo High School - 5:30-9:00pm
Wednesday 8/24 - RAOA Pre-Season Football Meeting - All FB officials - 6pm. Mayo High School, 2nd level Room 2-254/257. Signs will be posted.
Saturday 8/27 - Scrimmages - morning
Wednesday 8/31 - MSHSL window closes for online rules meeting, trainings, test, etc.
Monday 8/8 - MSHSL opens Volleyball window for online rules meeting, trainings, and test.
Tuesday 8/9 - MSHSL Volleyball Mechanics clinic at Waseca High School - 5:30 - 9:00 pm
Thursday 8/11 - MSHSL Volleyball Mechanics clinic via Zoom - 5:30 - 9:00 pm
Monday 8/15 - MSHSL Volleyball Mechanics clinic via Zoom - 5:30 - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 8/16 - RAOA New Volleyball Officials and Mentors – 5:30pm. RCTC field house
- RAOA Pre-Season Volleyball Meeting - All VB officials – 6:30 pm. RCTC field house
Wednesday 8/24 - MSHSL window closes for online rules meeting, trainings, test, etc.
Thursday 8/25 – Regular Season starts
RAOA Awards and Distinguished Members
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 - Tim Nicometo
Past President - Jim Fall
Secretary/Treasurer - Jared Butson
VP Football - Erik Okstad
VP Volleyball - Carol Jaquith
VP Basketball - Eric Rain
VP Baseball - Jay Lonien
VP Softball - Ron Giles