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Detroit-area Soccer Association Joins

The Tri-County Soccer Referee Association has recently taken advantage of NASO’s Association Advantage membership program at the Titanium level.

Board Talks Insurance

Insurance and how to better educate assigners and coordinators of what NASO offers through its provider, American Specialty Insurance, took a good share of the Board of Directors summer meeting in San Antonio.

Educational Sessions Start With ‘Officiating in the Present Tense’

NASO started the educational portion of the Sports Officiating Summit this morning in San Antonio with the session “Officiating in the Present Tense.”

Summit Kicks Off Today

The 34th annual NASO Sports Officiating Summit starts today in San Antonio at the Grand Hyatt San Antonio.

Massachusetts Umpires Join NASO

The Southern Massachusetts Umpires Association (SMUA) is one of the newest groups to sign on to NASO's Association Advantage membership plan.

Marietta Umpires Join Association Advantage

The Marietta Umpires Association located in the north metro Atlanta area has recently taken advantage of NASO’s Association Advantage membership program.

NASO Board Discusses Initiatives

The NASO Board of Directors met April 18-19 in Chicago and reviewed the organization’s annual independent audit as well as the status of the management agreement that governs the relationship between NASO and Referee Enterprises, Inc.

California Umpires Among Groups That Renew

Many officials groups have renewed their memberships with NASO’s Association Advantage program in recent weeks, including four umpire associations in California.

Don Collins to Receive Medallion

Don Collins, commissioner of the San Francisco Section of the California Interscholastic Federation and a longtime supporter of NASO’s mission, has been named the recipient of the Mel Narol Medallion for 2016. The NASO board of directors selected Collins, who will receive the honor Tuesday, Aug. 2, at the Celebrate Officiating Gala.

Soccer Officials Join as Group

Suffolk Soccer Interleague (SSI) has recently taken advantage of NASO’s Association Advantage membership program. SSI officials will benefit from liability insurance, educational materials, advocacy on behalf of officials and services of NASO at a discounted rate.

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