The following items were announced or approved at the 2011 NISOA National Convention and Annual General Meeting in Frisco, Texas on July 16, 2011: Manuel Ortiz Jr. was appointed Director of Assigning. Starting this year, the Annual Rules Refresher test will be administered online by the NCAA at ArbiterSports.com. The entry exam for candidates will […]
The NISOA Auxiliary has announced the following events during the 2011 NISOA National Convention in Frisco, Texas. Friday, July 15, 2011 Auxiliary picture taken in the hotel lobby at 9:30 AM. Excursion to the Frisco Heritage Museum with shopping and lunch to follow. Leave the hotel at 10:00 AM. Evening Event: Boat Ride hosted by […]
Individuals have asked for a conversion chart from metric to feet and yards to prepare for the physical fitness testing. 10 meters = 32.8 feet = 10.9 yards 15 meters = 49.2 feet = 16.4 yards 30 meters = 98.4 feet = 32.8 yards 40 meters = 131.2 feet = 43.7 yards 50 meters = […]
The 2011 edition of the Comparative Rules Guide is now on the forms page. This document compares the NCAA Rules, NFHS Rules and the FIFA Laws of the Game. It is a great tool to use on a regular basis to ensure proper application of rules/laws of the game. Printed versions will be available to […]
The 2011 Assignors Workshop is scheduled for March 25-27, 2011 in Frisco, TX, a suburb of Dallas. The host hotel is the Embassy Suites Dallas-Frisco, Convention Center and Spa where a block of rooms have been reserved for NISOA participants. This is a critical meeting with several key components on the agenda including relationships with […]
The electronic version of the November 2010 NISOA newsletter is now available. This version includes articles describing the benefits of attending the NISOA Referee Training Camp as well as recapping the highlights and awards presented at 2010 NISOA National Convention.
NISOA has signed contracts with the NCAA and Arbitersports for the development and launching of a new training website. As part of the annual dues, each NISOA member has access to the site and can take quizzes, review video, read instructional articles and more. Nonmembers will have to pay $100.00 for the service. Since the […]
C. Cliff McCrath, Executive Director, NISOA Secretary-Rules Editor, NCAA Men’s and Women’s Soccer Rules Committee There are myths about where babies come from and stories about Loch Ness Monsters and rumors of UFOs and aliens everywhere. So why not a little trip down Perry Mason Avenue to help the vast listening audience understand how the […]
Many individuals have asked how are NISOA policies formulated and/or amended. Any chapter or individual who wants to initiate a policy or revise a current policy submits the suggestion in writing to the Director of Operations. The item is included as an action at the January Executive Council meeting. The Council is responsible for reviewing […]
The 2010-2011 NCAA Men’s and Women’s Soccer Rules Book is now available for download (Adobe Acrobat Reader required) from the NCAA website or directly from here.