2010 NISOA National Referee Program Certification and Recertification

The deadline for the 2010 NATIONAL REFEREE PROGRAM certification/re-certification for applicants, candidates and national referees is April 2, 2010. Effective in 2010, all applicants must meet the requirements established for certification or recertification for the NISOA National Referee Program in each of the following criteria: The NISOA Physical Fitness Test, with an overall grade of […]

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Scholarships Available for the 2010 NISOA Referee Training Camp

NISOA has received a grant from the NCAA to support full scholarships for minorities and females to the 2010 NISOA Referee Training Camp. This four day residential program offers classroom instruction, field demonstrations, field demonstrations, physical fitness and on field experiences with immediate evaluations. Anyone interested in attending should complete the application form and return […]

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NCAA Substitutions

Published on October 16, 2009 in Instruction

NCAA Substitutions

From Cliff McCrath: Not sure how ‘inconsistency’ slipped into the situation. Rule 3.6.2. is explicit: If the LEADING team makes a substitution the clock stops. No debate. It doesn’t matter whether the losing team initiates substitutions or is substituting on its own or chooses to substitute at the same time…the minute a substitute from the […]

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NRP Badge

George Noujaim, NISOA’s National Referee Program Director has announced the dates and sites for the 2010 National Referee Program clinics. June 4-6, 2010, Azusa Pacific University, Azusa, California. June 11-13, 2010, University of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma. June 18-20, 2010, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia. July 9-11, 2010, Elizabethtown College, Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania.

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NAIA – Conduct in Competition

Published on September 16, 2009 in Instruction


We received this email from the NAIA: This email is to inform you that the NAIA approved new standards for behavior during all NAIA competition. To address an officials’ role in these standards, we have developed an explanation document and an online ejection reporting system to facilitate the filing of those incidents. Game official’s communication […]

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