Association of Sports Officials-Football
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New address for Texas Association
of Sports Officials
Address: 1221 West Campbell Road, Suite 191, Richardson, Texas 75080
for members in the Amarillo Chapter have been changed by the Board of Directors
effective for the 2016 Season. Outlined below are the new dues. Local dues are due
November 1 and are delinquent as of December 31. Failure to pay dues by December
31 may result in termination of your membership in the local and state
organization. TASO dues are due February 1 and are paid online directly to TASO
effective January 2014.
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2016 NCAA Football Rules and Interpretations
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Rankings for Football Officials
Starting with the 2003 season, TASO is returning to placing officials in one of five Divisions. The TASO-Football Board of Directors has approved and implemented the following scheme. This scheme is effective immediately.
The following are annual requirements for each official:
Attend a rules clinic.
Take the test To work Sub-Varsity or Varsity games each official must make at least 70 on the test prior to their first assignment. To officiate Varsity play-off games, a score of 80 must be made on the test.
Meet local chapter requirements and be a member in good standing
Div Points 1 660 2 360 3 180 4 60 5 0
How to Accrue Points (Updated February 2012)
Points are accrued in two ways: Game Points and Educational Points.
Varsity Game Points
2 Points per game (including college) No Maximum
½ Point for each game worked No Maximum
½ Point for chain crew, clocks No Maximum
1 Point for each scrimmage No Maximum
No points for 7-On-7, Pee Wee, Kid's Inc. or PYFL games
Educational Points (No Maximum)
State Meeting -- 6 points
Rules Clinic -- 3 points (Must attend to work any varsity games)
Sanctioned On Field Clinic -- 3 points
Test may be taken a maximum of 3 times to improve your score. Can only be taken online at the TASO/Arbiter site only. Must have a score of 70 or higher to officiate contests.
Below 70 = 0 (Not eligible to work any games)
70-79 = 4 Points
80-89 = 6 Points
90-100 = 8 Points
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Amarillo Chapter, Texas Association of Sports Officials - Football
P.O. Box 32931, Amarillo, TX 79120