November 2010 NISOA Newsletter

Published on November 12, 2010 in General

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November 2010 NISOA Newsletter

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.

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Online Training Program Launched

Published on October 18, 2010 in General

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Online Training Program Launched

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 […]

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Collegiate Soccer – The Birth of a Rule

Published on September 30, 2010 in General

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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 […]

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NISOA Policy Formation

Published on September 13, 2010 in General

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NISOA Policy Formation

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 […]

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2010-2011 NCAA Soccer Rules Book

Published on August 6, 2010 in General

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2010-2011 NCAA Soccer Rules Book

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.

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Vince Forst

Published on June 24, 2010 in General

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Long time NISOA member, Vince Forst, passed away on June 21, 2010 at the age of  91.  Vince received several top NISOA awards including life membership in 1987, Hall of Fame Induction in 1986, and the Raymond Bernabei Honor Award in 1987.  He was the founding member of the Midwest Chapter of NISOA and the […]

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You Make The Call - Quick Transition

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Violence in the Game

By: John Van de Vaarst, NISOA National Clinician, New Jersey Incidence of violence. Recently, violence in the game is increasing.  More and more games are having violence as part of play. This poses a problem not only for the game, but for the Referees who are expected to control participant behavior in the game. There […]

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Making the Assistants Better

By: Rod Kenney, NISOA National Instructor, Florida In today’s game the assistant referees have become a major part of the refereeing crew. They are no longer just required to call the ball out of play and offside but must be fully involved in managing the game with the referee. They are expected to identify fouls […]

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2010 NCAA Men's and Women's Soccer Rules Changes Overview

FIELD DIMENSIONS Field in use prior to 1995: Rectangular the width of which cannot exceed the length New facilities installed between 1995-2010: Width: No less than 70 wide nor wider than 80yds Length: No less than 115yds nor longer than 130 Fields installed 2010 forward: Width: No less than 70 nor more than 75 Length: […]

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