Tommy Brush Elected Vice-President!

Past District 8 Director Tommy Brush was elected Vice-President of the SCFOA during that organization’s annual membership meeting and clinic held on July 30.

Tommy received a majority of the membership’s votes on the first ballot, beating out two other officials in the process.  His term will begin January 1, 2017.

Newly-elected SCFOA Vice-President Tommy Brush
Newly-elected SCFOA Vice-President Tommy Brush

We congratulate Tommy, who follows in a long line of District 8 officials who have served as Vice-President of the state’s high school football association.

2016 Test Scores Posted! UPDATE!

The latest scores for the annual SCFOA exam are now updated.

The scores are valid through 4:00 pm, Friday, August 5, 2016, and will be updated as more tests are received.  There are a handful of officials yet to take the exam, and most will do so this Monday, August 1 in Columbia.  If travel precludes an official from taking the exam on Monday as well, the exam will be taken in Columbia at a later date as approved by the SCHSL.  The last day to take the exam is August 31, 2016.

The average test score for our district, to date, is 85.68.

Congratulations to all of our officials, and remember – stay in the book!

If you have comments or questions about the scores, please contact Tim at (843) 270-9416.

To view the scores, click on the following link:



District 8 Elects New Review Board Members!

Three new District 8 Review Board members were elected at the first general meeting of the new year.

Luther Brown (20 years experience) was elected as the Linesman position chief.  Serving as the new Line Judge position chief will be Marshall Connor (13 years experience).  Finally, Gary Lukridge (7 years experience) was elected to fill out the term vacated by the great Rusty Faulkner as the Back Judge position chief.

Mr. Brown and Mr. Connor will begin their three-year terms on January 1, 2017.  Mr. Lukridge’s term will expire on December 31, 2017.

The next Review Board positions to open up will be for Referee and Umpire.  Those terms will expire on December 31, 2017 and will be elected at the first general meeting of the 2017 season, held in April 2017.

For a current list of Review Board members, click here.

2016 Ratings Are Out!

The ratings for our district’s officials, which will be used for the upcoming season, have been published.

2016 Ratings Blog Title

The number provided is the overall rating of each official.  Overall ratings are based on things like years of experience, participation, test score, and peer rating.

If you have any questions, comments or concerns, or if you would like a breakdown of your overall rating, please contact John at or Tim at

View your 2016 rating here:  2016 Dist 8 Ratings Simple

While this is just a listing of the officials in our district, you can view the ratings of all South Carolina football officials by visiting


The info hub for District 8 football officials