Category Archives: Officials

Linked Up – 3/8/2013

Linked Up – 3/8/2013

Snow, snow, snow, snow, and more snow. All of the Tournament action scheduled for Friday has been postponed (CIAC Tournament Central particularly the “schedules and postponements” tab will keep you up-to-date) so that leaves plenty of time to check out a variety of items in this week’s Linked Up. From the Westerly Sun: A great profile ofContinue Reading

Hockey Finals Schedule Changed

Hockey Finals Schedule Changed

Due to a conflict with the ECAC tournament, the schedule for the 2013 CIAC Hockey Finals at Ingalls Rink is being changed. Yale’s win over Cornell on Saturday night clinched a first round bye and a host spot for the Bulldogs in an ECAC quarterfinal series March 15-17. The new schedule for the CIAC finalsContinue Reading

NFHS Offering Online Course For Interscholastic Officials

INDIANAPOLIS, IN — An online course for high school contest officials is available through the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) at www.nfhsofficials.com. “Interscholastic Officiating” is available for free to individual members of the NFHS Officials Association, as well as officials in state associations that are 100-percent or Tier 2 NFHS Officials AssociationContinue Reading

Soccer Rule Interpretation From The NFHS

Soccer Rule Interpretation From The NFHS

The CIAC and Connecticut Soccer Officials’ Association (CSOA) have recently communicated with the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) about the field diagram in the NFHS 2012- 2013 Soccer Rules book. We asked the NFHS to clarify whether or not the dotted line in the diagram indicating “a minimum boundary for spectators, fencingContinue Reading

Physical and Mental Health for Officials

Physical and Mental Health for Officials

By: Jenni Malsam, Iowa HS Athletic Assn. and Iowa Girls HS Athletic Union (30 yrs); Former HS Soccer-Basketball-Volleyball Official. There are many kinds of knowledge, skills and attitudes that a certified NFHS Soccer Referee must master to help assure personal excellence in his or her chosen avocation of high school soccer refereeing. When we thinkContinue Reading

Updated Field Hockey Overtime Procedure for 2012 Season

Updated Field Hockey Overtime Procedure for 2012 Season

The following is the regular season field hockey overtime procedure for the 2012 season. The rule has been updated to include the new NFHS ruling regarding cards/disqualified players: TIE BREAKING PROCEDURE FOR REGULAR SEASON GAMES SUDDEN VICTORY 7 V 7; 10 MINUTE OVERTIME PERIOD OVERTIME PLAY: All game rules, including substitutions, shall apply except asContinue Reading

Fall Rules Interpretation Meeting Schedule Posted

Fall Rules Interpretation Meeting Schedule Posted

A complete schedule of Fall sport rules interpretation meetings has been posted on the site. Schools are reminded that their head coach or a designated representative is required to attend the meeting for their sport. More information and the complete schedule of meetings can be found here.