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2019 NISOA National Referee Rules Certification Test

The NISOA National Referee certification test for 2019 is now available on the NISOA Central Hub at ArbiterSports.com.  Please note that this exam also may be used for local chapter requirements and is the same exam used for NCAA post season eligibility.  A requirement for the National Referee program is to pass this test with […]

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Joe Manjone (AL) - Director Interscholastic Division

NISOA Hall of Fame member, Dr. Joseph Manjone has been selected as one of twelve to be enshrined in the inaugural class of the Alabama Sports Officials Hall of Fame in August 2019. Joe has officiated a variety of sports including basketball, baseball, softball, volleyball, football, wrestling, cross country, track and his specialty, soccer. He […]

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In Memoriam; Mike Balson

Published on June 8, 2019 in General

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By: Corey Rockwell, NISOA Member and FIFA International Panel Mike Balson passed away recently after battling 10 years with Dementia. I refereed 60 or 70 games with him.. maybe even more. We worked a ton of ACC and college games together when I was in my 20’s. But I don’t consider him one of my […]

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Roger Morton receives the NISOA Hall of Fame award from Tom Richardson and Gary Huber

By: Carmen Serbio III, NISOA Director of Financial Management The extended weekend of May 31st – June 1st, 2019 was an exciting milestone for NISOA! On Friday, May 31st, 2019, the Executive Board of Directors met in Greensboro, NC to prepare for the evenings Annual General Membership Meeting, held at the Greensboro Marriott Airport. First […]

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The Original NISOA Roster

Published on June 4, 2019 in General

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By: John Puglisi, NISOA Past President One of the many pleasures of my affiliation with NISOA is meeting great people from all over the country and from all walks of life. After coming home from a very successful NISOA Annual General Meeting and first ever Joint NISOA/ECSR Clinic in Greensboro, North Carolina this past weekend, […]

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In Memoriam; Jeff James

Published on June 3, 2019 in General

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It is with the deepest sadness that we must announce that former NISOA National Referee, Jeff “Jeep” James passed away after a long battle with cancer on April 13, 2019 at his residence in the town of Parishville, New York with friends and family by his side. Jeff was 56 years old. The funeral took […]

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It is with great sadness that we learned of the passing of Dr. George Kirchner, D.D.S. A long time member of the Lehigh Valley (Pennsylvania) ISOA chapter, Dr. Kirchner passed on April 20, 2019 (online obituary). George served the Lehigh Valley, PA, NISOA chapter for many years, as both an active member and a chapter officer, […]

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Official Sports (OSI) and NISOA have extended their contract through 2024 as NISOA’s “Exclusive Uniform Supplier.” The agreement extension ensures OSI will continue providing NISOA members with quality uniforms and performance enhancement equipment. OSI has also agreed to become the title sponsor of the Terry Vaughn NISOA Referee of the Week Award. Gary Huber, NISOA […]

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NISOA is excited to announce the partnership with TorrX as the “Official Smart Ball Pump of NISOA.” TorrX is at the forefront of innovative technology in the smart ball pump industry. Their product is currently utilized by numerous domestic travel clubs, universities, and professional and international teams throughout the world. TorrX was designed so referees, coaches, players can determine […]

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2019 NISOA Annual General Meeting

Published on March 22, 2019 in General

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The 2019 NISOA Annual General Meeting will be held at 8:00 PM EDT,  Friday, May 31, 2019 at the Greensboro-High Point Airport Marriott Hotel in Greensboro, North Carolina. The meeting is open to all NISOA members. The NISOA Executive Board thanks Roger Morton and the Triangle NC ISOA chapter for coordinating site logistics. Please note […]

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