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Major Differences Between the Revised Laws of the Game and 2016 - 2017 NCAA Soccer Rules

By: Todd Abraham, NISOA Senior Director of Instruction The IFAB has issued a series of documents outlining changes to the Laws of the Game effective June 1, 2016. The significant changes listed below do not currently apply to the NCAA rules: • Change: The ball can be kicked in any direction, including backward, at kick-off (previously, the ball […]

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2016 - 2017 NCAA Soccer Rules Changes Summary

The NCAA Soccer Rules Committee and the Playing Rules Oversight Panel have approved several rules changes for the upcoming NCAA soccer season. Ken Andres, NCAA Soccer Secretary-Rules Editor published a summary of the approved rules changes in advance of the rules book publication. New soccer rules include provisions for video review, player equipment, duration of the […]

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May 2016 NISOA Newsletter

Published on May 1, 2016 in General

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The May 2016 NISOA Intercollegiate newsletter is now available for download. This edition of the newsletter includes a message from NISOA President, George Wescott, announcements of two new regional representatives, a summary of the upcoming NCAA Soccer Rules changes, the 2016 National Referee Academy schedule and more.

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Robert (Bob) Evans 1939-2016

Published on March 30, 2016 in General

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With great sadness, we learned of the passing of Robert (Bob) Evans in Lagrange, Georgia on March 29, 2016. Bob was a NISOA Clinician and a giant in the United States soccer community both on the field as a referee and off the field as a clinician, assessor, mentor and author. He was a true […]

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NISOA Seeks An Executive Director

Published on March 7, 2016 in Executive Board

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The National Intercollegiate Soccer Officials Association (NISOA) is accepting resumes for the position of Executive Director. The individual selected will serve as the overall manager of this nationwide organization with approximately 5,500 members and provide leadership and guidance to the officers and directors. As public relations officer, the incumbent will be the primary contact with […]

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2016 NISOA National Referee Academy Schedule

Sites and dates for the 2016 NISOA National Referee Academy clinics are now available. This list is provided for planning purposes. Fact sheets will be posted here as they become available. Sites and dates may be subject to change. May 14, 2016 Southern California – Citrus College June 4, 2016 Greensboro, NC – UNC Greensboro June […]

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No Changes to the NISOA Fitness Test in 2016

The Executive Board is still studying modifications to the NISOA Fitness Test so there will not be any changes to the test for 2016. NISOA chapters should administer the existing NISOA Physical Performance Test for the 2016 season, effective immediately. Previous policies indicating the acceptable minimum average score for the fitness tests apply until further […]

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January 2016 Newsletter

Published on February 3, 2016 in General

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The January 2016 NISOA Newsletter is now available for download/viewing. The newsletter includes comments from George Wescott, NISOA President, articles on the recent reorganization of NISOA’s senior leadership as well as welcoming Don Wilbur back to the NISOA Executive Board as Senior Director of Evaluations. There are plenty of photos from recent tournaments and championship […]

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General elections for the elected NISOA Executive Board and senior leadership positions are scheduled to occur in April 2016 for the 2017-2018 term. The NISOA By Laws allow each chapter to forward a name for each elected office position and the regional representative for the chapter’s geographical region. (more…)

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Note to the NISOA Membership

Published on December 16, 2015 in Executive Board

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By: Todd Abraham, NISOA Past President and Senior Director of Instruction There have been a number of questions about the relationship with Arbiter this season and its implications as to the value of a NISOA membership.  Let me provide some facts / history to put things in perspective. When we started with Arbiter in 2011 […]

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