Any game, any level, any sport – WE’RE HERE FOR YOU. We are the National Association of Sports Officials (NASO), a member-driven community of 28,000+ referees, umpires, judges, assigners and sport leaders that exists to unite, celebrate, develop and protect officials everywhere. We are the men and women who keep sports played everywhere fair and safe. 

Become An Official

Retention to Highlight 2024 Summit in Atlanta

With the theme “Sustain Officials, Retain Officials,” NASO is targeting retention as a key to combatting officiating shortages during next summer’s annual event. Learn more

Say Yes To Officiating

There’s and urgent need for sports officials in this nation. Say Yes to Officiating is a collection of free resources designed to help recruit new sports officials, retain the ones already working, instill excellence, and celebrate the officiating experience. Learn more

OFFICIATING INDUSTRY NEWS UPDATED DAILY Officiating News collects stories from around the nation to keep you updated about what is happening in our industry and to ensure that positive stories about officials and officiating reach the widest possible audience. Stories are updated daily. Learn More