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HOUSTON SOUTHWEST SOCCER OFFICIALS ASSOCIATION
The Houston TASO Chapter of High School Soccer Officials

Upcoming Meetings & Events

March Virtual Chapter Meeting

HSSOA Chapter Meeting to be held on Mar 10, 2021 at 6:30 PM CDT. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

April Virtual Chapter Meeting

HSSOA Chapter Meeting to be held on Apr 21, 2021 at 6:30 PM CDT. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

LATEST HSSOA & TASO NEWS

HSSOA Referees Participate in TASO Fitness Test
January 17, 2021 - HSSOA News

HSSOA and other TASO District 8 Chapters Members met at Elkins High School, Saturday, January 17, 2021 to participate in the TASO Fitness Test. A successful score on the TASO-approved fitness test is one of several requirement for referees who wish to be considered for assignments at the UIL Regional and State tournaments.
Members who participated in the Fitness Test were: Chris Fuentes, Kevin Good, Tolulope Ajao, Lino Alanis Ocampo, Emanuel Aran, Sean Couette, Frank Huber, Victor Hinojosa, Jose Rodrigo Ibarra, Emily Moon, Joshua Neu, Shane Sobnosky, Francisco Velez, Jose Ventimilla, Jose Villatoro, Roger Phillips Mills, Haitham Swaidan, Charles Coulter – Golden Triangle
HSSOA Board Members Administering TASO Fitness Test: Guillermo Ocampo, Dan Butler, Jude Nwambuonwo, Britton Coffman (TASO Representative)

2020-2021 TASO/NFHS Rule Change Presentation
December 3, 2020 - HSSOA News

Review the 2020-2021 TASO/NFHS Rule Change Presentation available in your member portal under Training Resources.

Updated Version of NFHS Rules vs Myths Available
December 31, 2020 - HSSOA News

See the updated version of the NFHS the NFHS Rules vs Myths compiled by HSSOA referee James Spencer. A printable version is available so you can take this valuable document to the field with you. Go to the Rules vs Myth page. 

Tools to Become a Better Referee

Q&A with John Parry NFL Referee

Veteran NFL Official John Parry answers questions about officials and how we can work together with coaches and fans to create a positive atmosphere. Good information for officials in all sports at all levels.

NHFS Rules Book

NFHS Rules Myth vs Fact

Myth: The provision of “ball handlers” by the home team is preferred but not mandatory.

Fact: The home team is required to provide at least two “ball handlers”.

See all rules myths →
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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