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Congratulations to HSSOA Referees

for their Selection to 2019 UIL Soccer Tournament Finals


Melvin Rivas & Gerald Flores

2019 UIL Regional Tournament

Congratulations to HSSOA Referees

for their Selection to 2019 UIL Soccer Regional Tournament


Jonathan Hernandez, Darwin Hinestroza, Nilson Rivera
Alex Tsague, Ben Herzog, Marco Oregon
Ricardo Ocampo, Gabriel Martinez, Rubin Campillo
Britton Coffman, Alex Tsague & Matthew Alves

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

Upcoming Meetings & Events

2019-20 TASO Registration Open

TASO registration opens for the 2019-20 season. Register as soon as possible to avoid the rush. Register on TASO.org 

September Chapter Meeting

2019-20 kickoff meeting at Bayland Community Center at 6:30pm. Directions to Bayland Community Center 

October Chapter Meeting

HSSOA Chapter meeting at Bayland Community Center, 6:30pm. Directions to Bayland Community Center 

November Chapter Meeting

November HSSOA Chapter meeting at Bayland Community Center, 6:30pm. Directions to Bayland Community Center 

December Chapter Meeting

December HSSOA Chapter meeting at Bayland Community Center, 6:30pm. Directions to Bayland Community Center 

LATEST HSSOA & TASO NEWS

TASO Proposes Game Fee Increase
April 22, 2019 - TASO News

At the UIL Sports Officials Committee (SOC) meeting on Monday, April 22, 2019, TASO submitted a game/match fee increase for all six TASO sports. The increase generally asked for a $10 increase for varsity assignments and a $5 increase for sub-varsity. If approved will be presented to the UIL Legislative Council at their October meeting. If approved by the Legislative Council, the increase will be effective for the 2020-2021 school year.

TASO Announces Modified Soccer Year
April 19, 2019 - TASO News

Since many school districts schedule middle school soccer matches into May, The TASO Soccer Board has extended the 2018-2019 TASO Soccer Year until May 31, 2019. Starting with the 2019-2020 year and going forward, the TASO Soccer Year will be June 1 – May 31.

2019 HSSOA Election Results
April 17, 2019 - HSSOA News

At the April 17th HSSOA chapter meeting, Britton Coffman was elected president. Mark Knobloch is now registrar. Guillermo Ocampo is now vice-president of referee development. HSSOA thanks Charlie Guy for his many years of service to the chapter as president. HSSOA also thanks Dan Butler for serving as vice-president of referee development. All new position terms start on May 1.

Katy ISD Introduces New Pay System
December 17, 2018 - HSSOA News

Katy ISD will introduce a new electronic payment system for the 2019 season. Officials will submit all required forms and invoices electronically. Complete information is available on the ISD Specific Payment Process page within the hssoa site. The point of contact is Susan Trackwell SusanETrackwell@katyisd.org 281-396-7786. Go to ISD Specific Payment Process Page 

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. 

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NHFS Rules Book

NFHS Rules Myth vs Fact

Myth: It is a team's right to substitute as much as it likes and may do so even if it results in running down the time.

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US Soccer Referee Program

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