Recent and Upcoming Events
Monday 11/7 - MSHSL Rules Test and Online Meeting available.
Wednesday 11/16 - RAOA Basketball Meeting (all members and new officials) 6pm at Rochester Mayo High School Cafeteria.
Sunday 11/20 - New Officials Meeting with mentors 6pm at RCTC
Tuesday 11/22 - MSHSL Deadline for Test/Registration
Saturday 11/19 - Girl's Scrimmages at various sites. Sign-up the week of 11/14 by email, finalize at 11/16 meeting.
Saturday 11/26 - Boy's Scrimmages at various sites. Sign-up at 11/16 meeting and by email after.
Wed 11/23 - First date per MSHSL - Girls Basketball games. I doubt many will play Wednesday of Thanksgiving!
Thursday 12/1 - First date per MSHSL - Boys Basketball games.
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