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NHL Official Receives Great Call Award

When 18-year-old hockey linesman Scott Miskiewicz was assaulted, the young official decided the game fee wasn’t worth the aggravation.

Summit Session Showcases Video Plays

For quite a few years, video has been all the rage in critiquing officiating performance.

Summit Early Bird Registration Extended

There is still time to take advantage of the early bird registration discounts for the 2014 Sports Officiating Summit in Albuquerque, N.M., on July 27-29.

NAIA Hiring Director of Officiating Initiatives

The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA), which is an NASO Education Partner, is seeking to hire a Director of Officiating Initiatives.

NASO Endorses USA Football’s Heads Up Program

NASO has endorsed USA Football’s Heads Up Football program to make the sport better and safer for the millions of youth and high school athletes who play.

Hightower to Retire

Ed Hightower, a former NASO board member and longtime NCAA men’s basketball official, recently announced that he will retire as an educator at the end of the next school year.

NEBUA Renews With NASO

The North East Bay Umpires Association has recently renewed its group membership plan.

Board Looks Ahead in Chicago

The re-branding of the NASO-ON program, an NASO virtual Hall of Fame, and the nomination of new board members and election of officers were among the topics that the NASO Board of Directors discussed during its spring meetings April 9-10 in Chicago.

New Youth Referee Law in Kentucky

Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear signed a bill into law on Monday making it legal for kids under 14 to referee youth sports and get paid for it.

SMOA Renews Membership

Members of the Southeastern Michigan Officials Association (SMOA) recently renewed their group membership with NASO.

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