If you know anyone who thinks Recruiting, Retention and training aren't important...have them look at this. It is coming here, already an epidemic in some places.
Reasons cited here may or may not be main factor, but it IS a factor.
To All Football, Soccer and Volleyball Officials:
This Fall, 2018, thanks to the OSAA Sportsmanship Committee and their work with the OAOA, all officials will have an opportunity to nominate players, teams, coaches, and fans for exhibiting good sportsmanship via a brand-new sportsmanship award program.
How does it work? Any referee who sees a great example of sportsmanship at any contest may click on this link http://www.osaa.org/officials/
You can then nominate any school, team, fan section, or coach by quickly using the drop-down boxes and share the outstanding example of sportsmanlike behavior you witnessed.
It doesn’t end there! The nomination will then go to the OSAA, who will, in turn, let the school know they were nominated and why.
At the end of each sports season the program with the best nomination for sportsmanship for each sport will be announced and that program will earn 100 Oregonian Cup points for their school.
Be on the lookout for great examples of sportsmanship and vote today!
O 503.682.6722 X233
Important reminder from the OSAA pertinent to thunder/lightning!
47. Lightning Safety Guidelines (From "NFHS Sports Rules Books")
The purpose of these guidelines is to provide a default policy to those responsible for making decisions concerning the suspension and restarting of contests based on the presence of lightning.
1) Assign a staff member to monitor local weather conditions before and during events.
2) Develop an evacuation plan, including identification of appropriate nearby shelters.
3) Develop criteria for suspension and resumption of play:
a) Recognition. When thunder is heard, or a cloud-to-ground lightning bolt is seen, the thunderstorm is close enough to strike your location with lightning. Suspend play and take shelter immediately.
b) Thirty-minute Rule. Once play has been suspended, wait at least 30-minutes after the last thunder is heard or flash of lightning is witnessed prior to resuming play.
c) Any subsequent lightning or thunder after the beginning of the 30-minute count should reset the clock and another 30-minute count should begin.
4) Hold periodic reviews for appropriate personnel.
|Title||Date & Time||Author|
|2018 Reg Season Bulletin 8||10/16/2018 1:09:05 PM||Dave Robbins|
|2018 Reg Season Bulletin 7||10/8/2018 11:47:14 AM||Dave Robbins|
|2018 Regular season bulletin 6||10/1/2018 9:39:25 PM||Dave Robbins|
|2018 Reg Season Bulletin 5||9/25/2018 10:18:53 AM||Dave Robbins|
|2018 Reg Season Bulletin 4||9/18/2018 10:28:05 AM||Dave Robbins|
|2018 Reg Season Bulletin 3||9/10/2018 2:17:35 PM||Dave Robbins|
|2018 Reg season Bulletin 2||9/6/2018 3:02:40 PM||Dave Robbins|
|2018 Season Bulletin 1||9/5/2018 6:40:09 PM||Dave Robbins|
|2018 Pre Season Bulletin 4||8/28/2018 10:17:36 PM||Dave Robbins|
|2018 Pre Season Bulletin 3||8/28/2018 10:05:25 PM||Dave Robbins|
|2018 Pre Season Bulletin 2||8/21/2018 2:10:41 PM||Dave Robbins|
|Pre-Season Bulletin #1 from Clark Sanders||8/15/2018 4:43:44 PM||Dave Robbins|
|Title||Date & Time||Author|
|sideline interference||10/7/2018 3:23:48 PM||Kevin Hatfield|
|Can we have non-contact personal foul in the case of hurdling?||9/23/2018 1:12:31 PM||Kevin Hatfield|
|Clock during modified punt in sub-varsity||9/23/2018 12:48:53 PM||Kevin Hatfield|
|concussion||9/18/2018 12:21:35 PM||Kevin Hatfield|
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