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2018 Final Account Balances Posted

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Region 5A Playoffs
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TASO Policies for Better Officiating

Review these important policies.

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The Houston TASO Chapter of High School Soccer Officials

Upcoming Meetings & Events

2019 TASO Registration Open

TASO registration is now open for the upcoming 2019 season. Register now and avoid the rush. Register on TASO.org 

September Chapter Meeting

Make plans to attend this meeting at Bayland Community Center to learn about the 2019 season. Directions to BCC 

October Chapter Meeting

October HSSOA Chapter meeting at Bayland Community Center. Directions to Bayland Community Center 

November Chapter Meeting

November HSSOA Chapter meeting at Bayland Community Center. Directions to Bayland Community Center 

December Chapter Meeting

December HSSOA Chapter meeting at Bayland Community Center. Directions to Bayland Community Center 


Final 2018 Account Balances Posted
April 10, 2018 - HSSOA News

All assignment fees for the 2018 season have been posted in your referee member portal. Log in to your account and make sure your account balance is $0 or above. If you have money left in your account, you can carry this over to next season which is just around the corner. Login and check your balance now! 

TASO and Battlefields to Ballfields Announce Partnership
February 15, 2018 - TASO News

TASO is proud to announce that they are the first state-wide organize to forge a partnership with Battlefields to Ballfields (B2B). B2B is a non-profit foundation dedicated to assist veterans and active members of our armed forces become sports officials. The Foundation will reimburse a new official for uniforms and dues paid to the local chapter and TASO the veterans will join. Battlefields to Ballfields will also reimburse the new official for their equipment, training materials, insurance. Read complete details on www.taso.org 

HSSOA Support for Referees Impacted by Harvey
September 1, 2017 - HSSOA News

HSSOA members that have a surplus balance in their referee assigning account may donate any or all of their balance to the TASO Hurricane Harvey relief effort. If you have account funds to donate, please send the HSSOA treasurer an email with your amount and the chapter will transfer your funds. Email the HSSOA treasurer at treasurer@hssoa.com.

UIL & TAPPS Drone Policy
July 1, 2017 - TASO News

The UIL and TAPPS have created policies for the use of drones by its member schools. Please read this article posted on TASO's website so you are aware of these policies. See complete policy on www.taso.org. 

Tools to Become a Better Referee

Referee Training | Cortney Campbell

See the inside story of preparation for CONCACAF matches with FIFA referee Cortney Campbell.

NHFS Rules Book

NFHS Rules Myth vs Fact

Myth: A player who leaves the field due to injury, equipment problems, or blood and is not substituted may re-enter the game during the run of play so long as the referee waves the player back on to the field.

Fact: If the teams elects to play shorthanded rather than substitute the player, such player must wait until the next dead ball before re-entering the game with the referee's permission.

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US Soccer

US Soccer Referee Program

A great way to understand the Laws of the Game and become a high school referee is to first become a US Soccer certified referee. Their certification program will allow you to build a solid foundation for officiating the sport. Learn more at www.ussoccer.com/referees.

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