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Focus on Mechanics

  • eyeswide

    There are several “best practices” that can be adopted to minimize the “bounce” effect of jumping between two- and three-person crews.

  • wrong-way

    What should you do when the teams are going in the wrong direction?

  • whistleimage
    This is a reprise of an article written by Al several years ago … that is definitely worth reading prior to each and every year. [Ref60 Editor]  As the new year is [Read more...]
  • firsthorn940w

    After the first warning horn it’s time for the crew to get back to work. Know your responsibilities in a two and three person crew.

  • removebeforeflight

    Like a pilot leading a pre-flight check … the referee should take control of the pregame crew discussion. Here are some tools to help with a comprehensive two and three person crew pregame talk.

Focus on Rules

  • StallTactic

    How should your crew handle a situation where both teams are not providing sufficient action throughout the game?

  • scorebooks

    Three minutes before the high school game starts, the head coach of Team B adds one name to the squad list and is assessed a technical foul. Just before the officials are ready to administer the first technical foul, the scorer informs the referee that two Team B designated starters are not starting. Should you assess another technical foul … or just one? What’s your ruling?

  • benchpix

    Is it possible for the visiting team to change the location of their bench based on the argument it’s located too far away from the scorer’s table, as compared to the home team’s bench?

  • Downloadrulebooklogo_small

    Here are the latest tools from NFHS and NCAA to carry on your iPhone or Android smart phone.

  • throwin

    During an alternating possession throw-in, the thrower (A-1) breaks the plane of the boundary line with the ball. B-1 grasps the ball and neither player can get the ball from one another. What’s the ruling?

  • bloodyplayer

    A coach removes their player from the game because of bleeding and requests a 30 second time out. At the end of this time out, the player is ready to play. Is the team required to use a 60 second timeout to keep a player in the game or can they choose to use one of their 30 second timeouts in this case? What’s your ruling?

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