Say Yes To Officiating. There’s and urgent need for sports officials in this nation. Say Yes to Officiating is a collection of free resources designed to help recruit new sports officials, retain the ones already working, instill excellence, and celebrate the officiating experience.
Who We Are: the National Association of Sports Officials In July 1980, NASO, the National Association of Sports Officials, officially came into existence with the then 26,000+ Referee magazine subscribers serving as the initial membership. Since then, thousands of officials have joined the association and realized the unique benefits of membership. But while the primary […]
NASO membership provides special members-only buying discounts to a variety of companies and organizations, including Referee and NASO books, DVDs and other training materials and services with savings up to 20 percent. Ump-Attire.com provides NASO members with an EXCLUSIVE discount on every purchase you make through Ump-Attire.com.
NASO: Working Hard For You NASO and Referee continue to operate at full capacity for you! We continue to provide service to our members and to the industry as a whole. The magazine will continue to be produced every month, on time, as it has been for 40+ years. Training materials, publications, advocacy and insurance […]
State By State Resources And Information. Alabama – Learn more about Alabama state unemployment resources. Alaska – Learn more about Alaska state unemployment resources. Arizona – Learn more about Arizona state unemployment resources. Arkansas – Learn more about Arkansas state unemployment resources. NOTE: Arkansas is currently in the process of building the system to accept PUA ...
Model Evaluation Form The NASO Model Evaluation Form provides you with the right questions to ask; the right characteristics to look for; and the right format to conduct a solid evaluation. Developed by NASO and Referee editors. To download a copy of the NASO Model Evaluation Form click here.
SOS Program Provides Insurance Coverage for Sports Officiating. NASO’s insurance program is preeminent in the officiating world. You simply will not find a more far reaching and comprehensive insurance package.
Links to High School Athletic and Activity Associations The following links will take you to website pages of state high school athletic and activity associations. STATE HIGH SCHOOL ASSOCIATION Alabama High School Athletic Association Alaska School Activities Association Arizona Interscholastic Association Arkansas Activities Association California Interscholastic Federation Colorado High ...
WELCOME TO THE WOA/NASO MEMBER BENEFIT HELP CENTER. The National Association of Sports Officials (NASO) is proud to partner with the Washington Officials Association to help provide you with some of the world’s best tools and services for sports officials.
Not only do NASO members receive a physical copy of Referee every month, you also get access to the digital version of Referee at no cost, making it easy to read the information you want, on the go, anytime from your tablet or smartphone.You also get exclusive content and special features, which are all easy to get on any device, wherever you are, so you can keep your finger on the pulse of ...
Legacy NASO is a new program whereby you may bequest a gift through your will or trust that ensures you can take care of your loved ones first, and then leave whatever else you choose to make a big difference in the future of sports officiating.
How to Become a Sports Official. Thought about becoming a sports official? You’ve come to the right place: NASO – the National Association of Sports Officials.
NASO has your back with Covid Liability Coverage While other insurance options are EXCLUDING pandemics and COVID-19 related lawsuits from their coverage, NASO proves once again that it offers the premier liability protection for sports officials. NASO’s premier liability and errors & omissions insurance offerings protect you from lawsuits arising from any number of unforeseen […]
Created to recognize an individual or organization that has made significant contributions to the betterment of sports officials and the officiating profession, the Medallion Award is presented at the discretion of the NASO board of directors.
Support for Officials of All Sports at All Levels. NASO — the National Association of Sports Officials, is the world’s largest organization for sports officials at every level and all sports.
$10,000 assault medical expense reimbursement for expenses your regular insurance doesn’t cover, such as ambulance rides and doctor visit copays
David Joel Stern died the first day of the New Year 2020. He was a man of international reputation, a leader beyond description and an amazing man who influenced many. I was fortunate to work for DJS (the internal NBA listing when speaking about the Boss) during my NBA career. I first met David in […]
The data presented here is available for research, study and analysis to anyone interested in the sports officiating industry. With many sets of eyes on the data, officials, administrators and all interested parties will be able to work together to come up with ideas to help the industry grow.
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Sport is very much in the vanguard of addressing injustice and racial prejudice. Sports events have increasingly become gatherings used to showcase personal, political and organizational commitments on behalf of those goals.
What’s the Right Call? Test Your Game Rules Knowledge with These Sports Officiating Quizzes Test your knowledge of sports game rules in sports officiating quizzes prepared by the editors of Referee magazine for NASO. Here are some sample questions from the quizzes, which you can receive by going to Referee.com: Football Fourth and three for team […]
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Our Mission is to Provide the Best Information for Sports Officials NASO’s mission is to serve as the leading source of sports officiating information, programs and services. To accomplish that, NASO, the National Association of Sports Officials, will: Serve members by providing benefits and services, Improve sports officiating performance through educational programs and training materials ...
NASO is dedicated to providing accurate information, clarity and guidance not only to our member sports officials, but to the entire sports officiating industry for the duration of the COVID-19 crisis.
NASO’s Board of Directors adopted the following social media guidelines for use by officials and organizations: Consider social media communications as public at all times — even if created with private intentions. If you are going to use social media in any form, consider your communication may be read by anyone at anytime. You represent […]
OFFICIATING’S MOST INFLUENTIAL RESOURCE More than 475 issues published and counting As the original magazine for sports officiating and the industry’s best-known publication, Referee has set the journalistic standard for developing educational and training materials vital to sports officials. Since 1976, Referee continues to serve as the only monthly magazine in the world for sports […]
Much has been written and aired about organized sports reorganizing themselves such that games can again be played. When sports reignite, what will be expected of us? At the barest minimum and for your personal safety, strictly adhering to CDC guidelines, OHSA guidelines where applicable and others which have been adopted by the communities in […]
Like police officers, school principals and other authority figures, sports officials are often targeted for negative publicity. A primary focus of NASO – the National Association of Sports Officials, is to dispel unfair and malicious portrayals of referees and umpires and to shine a light on the strong character and positive accomplishments of the men and women who officiate sports.
2012: Taking Care of Business — Reliability & Results in Officiating The kick-off for the 30th Sports Officiating Summit begins in the main ballroom of the Marriott Portland Downtown Waterfront Hotel. Retired four-star General and 65th United States Secretary of State Colin Powell will provide a pre-recorded welcome.
MICP Provides Expert Advice on Sports Officiating Issues. When you need help with sports officiating related matters – NASO is there to help. Through its one-of-a-kind Member Information and Consultation Program (MICP), NASO annually provides its members with up to three free consultations with one of our qualified advisors for anything related to sports officials and sports officiating.
The Gold Whistle Award Recognizing Contributions Beyond Sports Officiating. The Gold Whistle Award recognizes outstanding contributions of sports officials, referees and umpires beyond their officiating. The international award is presented annually. Recipients are selected by the NASO board of directors and the Gold Whistle Award Committee.
In the Data Highlights section, there is a video of the initial release of the survey data from the 2017 NASO Sports Officiating Summit that provides some of the key findings.
Steve Shaw, College Football Officiating (CFO) national coordinator of officials and NCAA football secretary rules editor, has been selected by NASO as the recipient of the 2020 NASO Mel Narol Medallion. Shaw became the national coordinator in March 2020 after serving as the coordinator of officials for the Southeastern Conference (SEC) from 2011-19. He also […]
The National Officiating Survey is the most comprehensive survey ever completed in the history of the officiating industry with 162 questions and an approximate grand total of 6,000,000 data points. Conducted during the spring and summer of 2017, the National Officiating Survey was completed by more than 17,000 sports officials from all levels and all sports.
Federal Stimulus Act How Washington Sports Officials Can Apply The Washington Employment Security site was updated on Saturday, April 18 to accommodate self-employed and independent contractors to apply for unemployment
4/15/2020 – As more information has become available, it is clear that each state will be implementing the federal CARES Act in their own way, on their own timeline.To better inform officials nationwide, NASO has created a list of state-by-state resources that we will be continually updating as new information becomes available.