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Referee Magazine Articles

  • What to Do If You’re Attacked
    by Referee on May 25, 2018 at 12:00 pm

    Assaults against sports officials are drawing unprecedented attention. Many states have passed legislation designed specifically to protect sports officials from being attacked. More and more assaults are given media attention. It’s an unfortunate reality that officials must be aware of. When a situation involving brawling fans and/or players escalates to the point where the game […] The post What to Do If You’re Attacked appeared first on […]

  • Make Positive First Impressions With New Coaches
    by Referee on May 25, 2018 at 10:00 am

    There are many activities that are always part of sports contests regardless of the type of sport, the equipment used, or in what venue the game occurs. One of these activities is the traditional initial meeting between the coach and the head official. The nature of the encounter can go a long way in creating a positive relationship that lasts throughout an entire season. When handled […] The post Make Positive First Impressions With New Coaches appeared first on […]

  • Judgment Calls That Put You To The Test
    by Referee on May 24, 2018 at 10:00 am

    According to Webster, judgment is the ability to make a decision. An official’s judgment calls will be questioned more often than his or her knowledge of the rules. At the prep level, without replay and the availability of clear, concise video, the truth often remains unknown. On some plays, officials have to make a calculated […] The post Judgment Calls That Put You To The Test appeared first on […]

  • Football Officials Quiz 2018
    by Referee on May 23, 2018 at 11:00 am

    Enter your name and email to access the 2018 Referee Magazine Football Officials Quiz. You will also receive an email with the downloadable version. High School Version The post Football Officials Quiz 2018 appeared first on […]