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Handouts from West Chapter Meeting on 9/28

NFHS RULE 12 MISCONDUCT
NFHS RULE 14 ENCROACHMENT MATRIX
MIAA TIME OUT RULE
COMFORT ZONE ESCAPE
NFHS RULE XIV PENALTY KICK
SHIELDING & DANGEROUS PLAY
Constant whistling

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EMSOA member John Schoenthaler of Walpole has been named 2021-2022 MIAA Boys Soccer Official of the Year!
CONGRADULATIONS, JOHN

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Rules Interpretation Meetings

Rule Interpretation Slides presented at all 2022 Meeting

Slides from the South Chapter meeting

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2022 EMSOA Re-Certification Exam

Download the exam by clicking on the above link.  The correct answers are shown. The test is for refreshing your knowledge of the rules.

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NFHS Soccer Rule Changes for 2022-2023
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MIAA Recomended Game Fees for the Fall 2022 Season
$93 for Varsity
$69 for Sub-Varsity/Freshman (2 referees on field)
Fee and a half for 1 referee on field

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EMSOA Handout: Game Management

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Study of the Comparison of 2022-2023 NFHS, USSF and NCAA Soccer Rules

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Whether it's cold or hot, the weather can affect your performance on the field and affect your health.  Know how to protect yourself.

Click here to Information about Cold Weather Safety

Click here for information about Hot Weather Safety

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All active referees should have an ArbiterPay account.
Click here to learn how to open an account

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T-Shirts, Golf Shirts, Etc. with EMSOA Logo are available from Land's End to any EMSOA member.  Log-in, create a Land's End account and make your purchase.
Click here

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Dual System of Control

by the EMSOA Rules Interpreter (2016)

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The Eastern Massachusetts Soccer Officials Association provides training and professional development for its members under the rules of the Mass. Interscholastic Athletic Association (MIAA) and the National Federation of High Schools (NFHS). Our members are assigned as soccer referees for both public and private high schools competitions in Eastern Massachusetts.

If you are interested in being a referee for youth (town leagues) soccer, go to the Mass. State Referees Committee (USSF) web site.

If you are interested in being a referee for college soccer, go to the New England Intercollegiate Soccer Officials Association (NCAA) web site.



You can pay for Active Membership by check, money order, credit/debit card, or bank e-transfer. All others must mail a check to the EMSOA address listed at the top and bottom of this page.

or 

To pay by credit/debit card or bank e-transfer, click on the grey box below.  There is a convenience fee of $2.95 added to the dues when paying with a credit/debit card or a convenience fee of $1.00 when paying with a bank e-transfer (eCheck).

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E. M. S. O. A.

100 Powdermill Rd., #240

Acton, MA 01720-5932

emsoa@emsoa.org


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Send your comments or questions regarding the EMSOA organization to EMSOA.

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