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Group Membership Options

We hear stories all the time about our NASO members talking about the benefits of NASO membership to their fellow officials. Our members are really our best salespeople, and word-of-mouth goes a long way toward bringing new officials into the NASO fold.

We’re always looking for ways to make it even easier to make the decision to join NASO. A few seasons ago, we started experimenting with pricing for group memberships — that is, discounts for groups of officials who all want to join together with a single official coordinating the effort.

From those experiments came the NASO Group Membership Program in which sports officials from the same local association, board or chapter all join NASO together at one time.

It’s proven very successful, and NASO now has more than 50 groups on board. In fact, NASO membership from our group program constitutes nearly 30 percent of the entire NASO membership.

In addition to saving up to $30.00 off of their NASO dues, group membership provides a variety of other benefits, including:

Free Association Advantage for your association. Association Advantage provides leadership and training tools, newsletters, Websites and books to your association leaders that specifically focus on how to better run a local officials association. All Association Advantage membership fees are waived when your association’s officials join NASO through the Group Membership Program.

Consistent activation and renewal. All members share the same anniversary date and re-enroll on the same date. The win: That means no individual renewal notices sent to your members six months ahead of time.

Game Fee Replacement Insurance discounts. Through the group program, your officials are eligible to purchase Game Fee Replacement Insurance at a severely reduced rate.

Installment payment options. If it makes sense for your sports officiating organization, we’ll work with you to come with a payment schedule that fits into your dues structure, timing, etc.

Every individual member of your group has the exact same NASO membership benefits and coverage as any other NASO member, but by joining together, everyone saves.

Dozens of officiating groups have already taken advantage of this program, and not just local officials associations. Groups like the NBA and NFL officiating staffs are part of the program, as are members of the Big 10 Football Referees Association and the SEC Football Officials Association.

Get more information or sign up today by calling 800-733-6100 or e-mail kkoester@naso.org