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General items of interest to all officials that don’t fit in the categories above.

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General items of interest to all officials that don’t fit in the categories above.

Rule Changes That Changed Everything

Officiating standards and practices have changed considerably over the course of time. So have the rules all of us are expected to know and enforce. The evolution of the rules...

When a State Draws the Line on Sportsmanship

It’s no secret that sportsmanship issues are an ongoing issue in high school athletics. The North Carolina High School Athletic Association (NCHSAA) decided to address the issue head on....

Catch This If You Can

It’s a question fans have debated for years: What’s the hardest thing to do in sports? Hit a baseball? Shoot par in golf? Score...

Know More About Teams To Make Situations Easier

Many of us have checklists that we ponder in the days or hours leading up to a given contest to make sure we’re ready to officiate. We make sure...

The Buzz on Officiating Drones

Drones are making themselves useful in a wide variety of industries and occupations — on construction sites, in roofing, with reforestation and even in...

Embracing Technology in Sports

No matter what sport you officiate, or even at what level, technology has become an integral part of sports. You have heard the popular expression, “Get...

Should Sports Officials Be Suspended? 

Officials strive to do the right thing, enforce the rules correctly and administer the game properly. But inevitably, mistakes will happen. Sometimes it’s an error in...

Get Great Series: Better by Next Year

If someone told you a they had a way to get better by next year, would you do it no matter what it was? ...

Why Teachers Make Great Officials

There has always been a sizable contingent of teachers within the officiating community. Part of the reason is circumstances; teachers are finished with work and often available to handle...
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Biggest Officiating Stories Of 2018

NFL Fires Official During the Season window.gie=window.gie||function(c){(gie.q=gie.q||).push(c)};gie(function(){gie.widgets.load({id:'2AlPwJffR1tEXZt3Br8Etw',sig:'wWEag2pmM6wyuc3N30gdnIZIYBfL4OAL3hhjLIBsGyU=',w:'640px',h:'594px',items:'630554080',caption: true ,tld:'com',is360: false })}); For the first time in the Super Bowl era, the NFL fired an official during...

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