NISOA is pleased to announce that Dr. Joe Manjone, the NISOA Director of the Interscholastic Division, was selected as the NFHS Officials Association National Distinguished Contributor for 2012. This award is given to one individual who is not an active official, but who has made significant contributions to high school sports officiating throughout a long and distinguished career. Recipient […]
From Ken Andres, NCAA Soccer Secretary – Rules Editor: I am pleased to announce that Todd Abraham has been accepted by the NCAA to serve as the Active Referee Liaison to the NCAA Soccer Rules Committee. This is a newly established position by the rules committee and allows a NISOA member an active part in […]
Conference playoffs have started and the NCAA playoffs are just a few weeks away. Playoff officials should take a few minutes to review the tiebreaking procedure in Rule 22.214.171.124. Overtime procedures are different from the regular season. For postseason games, including conference tournaments, two sudden-victory overtime periods of 10 minutes each shall be played. If […]
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 […]