Site agendas and fact sheets for the remaining 2014 NISOA National Referee Academies are now available for your information…
NISOA would like to recognize the following hole sponsors for the 2014 Larry Starner Memorial Golf Tournament, being held during the National Convention in July.
by Don Dennison, NISOA National Clinician When you receive your new Rules Book this year, be sure to note the change in Rule 5.6.5 on page 27 which was not highlighted nor was it noted in the Major Rules Changes page appearing in the front of the book. This change effectively removes the referee’s power […]
Congratulations to Louis Labbadia (CT) and Manuel Ortiz, Jr. (TX) who were recently elected to the NISOA Hall of Fame. Each year, NISOA Hall of Fame members select one referee and one administrator for induction into the Hall of Fame each year. This year, Lou Labbadia will be inducted into the NISOA Hall of Fame in […]
All NISOA members are reminded to complete your annual registration with the NCAA on the Registration tab of the NCAA Soccer Central Hub. You must register each year to take the NCAA Soccer Rules Test and indicate whether you wish to be considered for a NCAA Soccer tournament assignment. NCAA registration is free of charge […]
Have you ever been to Niagara Falls? Been drenched while cruising beneath the falls on the Maid-of-the- Mist? Tasted the hardback, sesame roast beef sandwich at Anderson’s – the original, fast food (real food) restaurant – THAT’S STILL GOING STRONG? Have you ever experienced MARK BUTLER’S hospitality at the midyear or annual NISOA meetings? If […]
The NCAA has now announced the changes in the collegiate soccer rules for the 2014 and 2015 seasons and a new rule book is now going to press. None of the changes are significant regarding on-field play; most are administrative or editorial changes. Listed below are the changes effective this fall season: (more…)
The registration for the 2014 National Referee Academies was opened in Arbiter NISOA Central Hub on April 17, 2014 for all returning National Referees and National Referee Applicants. The registration fee includes the annual National Referee fee of $40 and the academy fee of $50. Please register early for the academy you wish to attend […]
The following rule changes have been approved by the NFHS Soccer Rules Committee and will be incorporated into the rule book for 2014-15: Rule 3-3-2(b)2 – If the referee stops the clock for an apparent injury to a field player or goalkeeper, the field player or goalkeeper will have to leave the field. the field […]
The daily schedule for the 2014 NISOA Referee Training Camp in Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania is now available for download.