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Support NISOA With Albertsons Community Partners Program

NISOA has submitted a grant proposal for $7,500 to Albertsons for a DVD production.   The award will be based on the number of individuals who vote for the proposal between now and October 15.  Please log on to www.albertsonscpchallenge.com and vote for charity code 0157.  You can vote up to 5 times.  Please tell your friends and family […]

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Cliff McCrath

Headline News! Referee and Regional Rep In ‘Jail’! Potential for more protests grow with careless follow-up procedures… Quick actions needed at all levels… The season is well underway and profiles (in power ratings) are beginning to take shape throughout men’s and women’s soccer. Without naming schools, the usual suspects are beginning to rise to their […]

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From Official Sports International President, Marilou Tobin: I am writing to update everyone on the recent security breach experienced by OSI. On September 6th, our web host notified us that unauthorized access to a database containing the personal information of some of our web site customers had occurred. The sophistication of the breach has made it […]

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Cliff McCrath

Ladies and Gentlemen of NISOA: This weekend marks one of the more somber and, yet, special times in American history. The college season is well underway and I wish you all the greatest success in managing and officiating games – be they the Game-of-the-Week or “Triple ZZZ” Institute in Backcountry U.S.A. But sometime in the […]

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2012 NISOA National Referee Application Period Now Open

NISOA National Referee Application Period Now Open as of September 1, 2011. The new application form for the 2012 National Referee camps is now available for your use. Please read the document closely and follow the steps to ensure that your application is processed in a timely manner and you can avoid any late fees. […]

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New Rules Question Page

Published on September 1, 2011 in Instruction

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We receive a lot of comments and emails regarding the NCAA Soccer Rules and interpretations. In response, we created a new page just for rules questions and interpretations. NISOA Executive Director and long time NCAA Soccer Secretary-Rules Editor, C. Cliff McCrath and newly appointed NCAA Soccer Secretary-Rules Editor, Ken Andres will be answering questions about […]

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Cliff McCrath

Ladies and Gentlemen of NISOA, greetings from the Emerald City – Seattle – where the sun has been shining for more than seven days this summer. (Summer was on a Tuesday last year!) Unfortunately, I haven’t been there much to enjoy it. But I have enjoyed getting to know an ever-expanding number of you as […]

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2011 Preseason Guide Is Now Available Online

The NISOA preseason guide is a joint effort of NISOA and Referee. The instructional articles and the points of emphasis discussed in the guide should be helpful to every NISOA member during the season.

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NISOA Partners With Columbia Southern University and Waldorf College

Waldorf College (Forest City, Iowa) is offering discounted online degree tuition for NISOA members as well as a one time scholarship (NISOA members as well as their spouse and children) towards first year tuition for their residential program. Columbia Southern University, one of the nation’s top online universities is also offering discounted tuition and an application […]

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Summary of 2011 NISOA National Convention and Annual General Meeting

The following items were announced or approved at the 2011 NISOA National Convention and Annual General Meeting in Frisco, Texas on July 16, 2011: Manuel Ortiz Jr. was appointed Director of Assigning. Starting this year, the Annual Rules Refresher test will be administered online by the NCAA at ArbiterSports.com. The entry exam for candidates will […]

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