Sports Officiating

Better Bracket Maker

Web-based game or tournament bracket maker. Requires Facebook login to save and subsequently modify brackets.


Gives sports officials access to content customized to their needs, courtesy of two officiating industry leaders; Referee magazine and Includes a searchable database containing much of Refereeā€™s publishing content over the past 30 years.

Officiating Style

Discusses four styles of officiating with reasons for their application and how game context affects officiating style.

Comprehensive sports officiating resource site. Offers news links, game notes, articles, and answers from experts.


Web version of the monthly publication centered on sports officiating. Presents links to present and past issues.


Contains sample articles, editorial archives, contact, advertising, and subscription information.

Referee and Umpire Assigning Made Easy

A web-based referee assigning tool designed to make the process of assigning sports officials simple. Includes information about officiating camps, state and local associations, and message boards for various sports. Also works with smart phones.

Seven Qualities of a Great Sports Official

An article exploring the qualities of integrity, hustle, judgement, communication, consistency, courage and common sense in sports officiating.

US Lacrosse

The national governing body for the sport of lacrosse and the home of Team USA. Offers comprehensive training and start-up assistance for both new and advancing lacrosse officials. uslacrosse

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