One of the significant features of the NCAA Soccer Rules concerns substitutions. NISOA National Clinician, Rodney Kenney (FL) prepared a presentation to help intercollegiate soccer officials understand the substitution rules and procedures. If you can not view this video, please download and install the Apple Quicktime plugin.
From: Ryan Cigich – NCAA National Coordinator, Men’s & Women’s Soccer The following individuals have been named as NCAA Regional Assignors for 2012. They will be assisting me with assignments within their region. REGION 1: Northeast – Joe Miller States: Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, Rhode Island, Vermont REGION 2: South Atlantic – […]
We received the following question about player suspensions: What is the penalty if a player receives a 3rd red card in a Season? I know the player is suspended for two matches after the second red card, but what happens on red card #3? Does the player still have a 2 game suspension? These red […]
We received the following question regarding substitutions during the last five minutes of the game: During the last five minutes of regulation the Team leading has a sub checked in, before the ball is out of play on a throw in the losing Team has a Sub check in. Both teams have subs checked in […]
The following interpretation of the NCAA Soccer Rules from Ken Andres, NCAA Soccer Secretary – Rules Editor, is provided: Windy day and turf field so it was difficult to place ball without it moving because of wind. Coaches wanted to know if it was legal to have a teammate place a finger on ball to prevent […]
The September 2012 edition of the NISOA newsletter is now available. This newsletter features articles about the 2012 NISOA National Convention, 2012 NISOA Referee Training Camp, recent NISOA Hall of Fame inductees and plenty of pictures.
To: NISOA Officials From: Ken Andres NCAA Soccer Secretary Rules Editor R. 12.3 requires the center referee to electronically file a red card report for all ejections within 24 hours of completion of the game. This rule applies to all games officiated under NCAA rules ( NCAA, NAIA, NCCAA and NJCAA). In addition to filing […]
TO: Head Men’s and Women’s Soccer Coaches and Conference Commissioners. FROM: Ken Andres, secretary-rules editor – NCAA Men’s and Women’s Soccer Rules Committee. SUBJECT: Update on artificial noisemakers and red card reporting. Included in this memorandum is a revised official interpretation of Rule 5.6.9 in regards to artificial noisemakers and pep bands, as well as an update on the […]
From Kenneth G. Andres, NCAA Soccer Secretary-Rules Editor Overtime and Fight Protocols Referees do not have discretion to change any playing rule. (See Rule 5.4.6.) 1. OVERTIME PROCEDURES Rule 7.1.1. For regular-season games, two sudden-victory overtime periods of 10 minutes each shall be played. This procedure must be followed, regardless of whether or not the […]
The NISOA Interscholastic Division, in cooperation and with the support of the National Federation of State High School Associations, has prepared a 2012-2013 rules changes video for high school soccer. The video can be viewed in the Interscholastic Instruction section of our web site. Please be aware that the rules changes video is very large […]