Officiating During the Covid-19 Crisis

Officiating During the Covid-19 Crisis

As the COVID-19 crisis unfolds, Referee.com will continue to share stories from around the country on how officials and our industry are being impacted and how we are adapting and overcoming this unprecedented situation.

If you have found a story from your local news or another source related to the current crisis that focuses on sports officials, please submit a link and we'll evaluate for inclusion on this page.

Officiating During the Covid-19 Crisis

Officiating During the Covid-19 Crisis
As the COVID-19 crisis unfolds, Referee.com will continue to share stories from around the country on how officials and our industry are being impacted and how we are adapting and overcoming this unprecedented situation.

If you have found a story from your local news or another source related to the current crisis that focuses on sports officials, please submit a link and we'll evaluate for inclusion on this page.

Professional sports officials: ‘Helping people is an easy call’

(6/1) Professional sports officials from the NBA, NFL, NHL and MLB took to video to thank those essential workers on the front lines and...

‘Officiating Will Be Back’; NASO board members’ video reminds the industry

The NASO Board of Directors took to video to remind officials everywhere that games, matches, meets and contests will return, and when they do,...

NASO’s 13-Point Plan: Getting Back To Officiating Sensibly

Much has been written and aired about organized sports reorganizing themselves such that games can again be played. When sports reignite, what will be...

Report: Some MLB owners willing to cancel 2020 season

(5/31) A group of Major League Baseball owners is perfectly OK with shutting down the delayed 2020 campaign in order to reduce payroll costs...

Basketball Ballarat leading way in referee education during lockdown

(5/31) Basketball Ballarat is leading the way in referee education during the COVID-19 lockdown. Ballarat referee manager Chloe Dunmore has been developing online web...

ACC referee and WSSU counselor, ready for whatever the college football season might look...

(5/30) More than 78,000 fans watched inside Mercedez-Benz Stadium in Atlanta as LSU rolled past Oklahoma 63-28. The college game was Hardin's last of...

NCAA baseball umpire details impact of work stoppage due to COVID-19

(5/29) This spring, umpires’ game checks were completely wiped away. This year has been a painful time for every aspect of baseball and at...

Minor league umpires remain stuck in limbo right along with the players

(5/29) Not only are umpires not getting paid while the baseball season is on hold, but they could lose a year of development in...

Officials are forgotten with sports on hold

(5/29) While support and sympathy has deservedly been showered upon student-athletes who have lost their opportunity to compete in 2020 due to the coronavirus...

NBA Referee Scott Foster joins GameTime

(5/29) Stephanie Ready and Steve Smith and NBA referee Scott Foster discuss how the hiatus will affect officiating.

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