Updated League Rule Summary NOW POSTED

An updated League Rules Summary is now posted - please see topic on left side or see below.  The updated summary/matrix reflects the following changes:

ENSA U19 games are 45 minute halves

CYSL  U14 substitution policy 

CYSL has a NO SLIDE TACKLING policy

PLEASE PRINT AND CARRY WITH YOU TO GAMES

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NO SLIDE TACKLING for CYSL games - adopted Fall 2015

Please note the following now applies for all CYSL games:

Definition and General Policy

In all divisions of play, sliding tackles are not to be allowed.  A sliding tackle is to be defined as an intentional sliding play with an opposing player within playing distance.  Players are to be allowed to slide to play the ball in all other situations.

Procedure for Older Players (U10 and older)

For U10, U12, and U14, the following procedures are to be followed by the referee:

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Games are open through September 18

Divisions are changing - watch your schedules

ENSA had 5 divisions change with drops and adds.  Please watch your schedules carefully and confirm any new games as we tried to replace canceled games with new ones.  Thanks for your patience.

Referee Certification Classes - Sep 12 in Omaha

New Referee Certification Clinics are scheduled as follows:

September 12 in Omaha

You will need to register - take the online course and then attend a classroom session.  For more information and to register:

http://www.nebref.org/Calendar/tabid/62/Default.aspx

NSSA Weather Policy

NEBRASKA STATE SOCCER ASSOCIATION (ALL LEAGUES) WEATHER PLAN      JULY 19, 2014                                                                                

Weather Safety Plan/Lightning Safety                                                                      

Before games are played, league organizers are listening and monitoring the latest forecast to determine the likelihood of thunderstorms. If thunderstorms are forecasted, league organizers will consider canceling or postponing the activity. Once people start to arrive at an activity/event, the guidelines below should be followed.

Stopping Activities/Events:

 In general, a significant lightning threat extends outward from the base of a thunderstorm cloud about 6 to 10 miles. Therefore, people should be in a safe place when a thunderstorm is 6 to 10 miles away. League Representatives, Site Supervisors and/or Referees can stop the activity/event. Team Staff should get the attention of the Referee if they witness any of the criteria within the Safety Plan. Here are some criteria used to stop activities:

1. If you see lightning or;

2. If you hear thunder.

 

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NEW REFEREES

If you have registered as a new referee, please note that an username and password is not autogenerated.  I actually make the assignments and send you other information.  

Offside starting Spring 2015

New offside information starting Spring 2015.  Learn more in the recertificaiton classes.

http://soccerrefereeusa.com/index.php/entry/91-new-offside-law-clear-as-mud

 

Username/Password

If you do not have a username or password, please "sign up to ref" and you will be notified of your username and password.