Applications Now Open For NGL Game Officials

by NGL Media Staff

JACKSONVILLE, FL - In preparation for an electrifying 2025 season, the National Gridiron League (NGL) is now accepting resume submissions for game referees. The league has officially launched a its Game Official Registration portal allowing for interested candidates to submit formal documentation. 

Officiating in the NGL offers a unique opportunity to be a part of the highest level of professional spring football. Those hired will work alongside a dedicated team of experienced officials, calling games in front of enthusiastic crowds and contributing to the continued growth and excitement of the sport spring football.

What We're Looking For:

The ideal NGL referee possesses a strong foundation in the rules and regulations of football. You'll have a proven track record of officiating at a competitive level, with a reputation for accuracy, consistency, and clear communication. Outstanding physical fitness and the ability to perform under pressure are essential.

Here are some key qualities that will set you apart:

  • Exceptional Knowledge of the Game: A deep understanding of football rules, penalties, and officiating mechanics is a must.

  • Strong Decision-Making Skills: The ability to make quick and accurate calls on the field is paramount.

  • Leadership and Communication: You'll effectively communicate with players, coaches, and other officials, fostering a respectful and professional environment.

  • Physical Fitness and Stamina: Officiating requires keeping pace with a fast-moving game and maintaining peak focus throughout.

  • Passion for the Game: A genuine enthusiasm for football and a commitment to upholding the integrity of the sport is a vital asset.

The NGL Advantage:

Officiating in the NGL isn't just about calling games. It's about being part of a professional sports league on the rise. You'll benefit from:

  • Professional Development: Ongoing training and mentorship opportunities will help you hone your skills and stay up-to-date with the latest officiating techniques.

  • Camaraderie: Experience the thrill of forging strong bonds with fellow officials.

  • Be Part of History: Contribute to the development of the NGL and leave your mark on the future of professional spring football.


If you're a qualified official with a passion for the game, we encourage you to visit the official NGL website at There, you'll find a dedicated officiating section with detailed information about the application process, including eligibility requirements and the necessary steps to register your interest.

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