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Join us as we prepare for the 2022 season!

"There is no season like the off-season!"

Thanks to all who attended the Spring meeting held 11 April!
While actual games are still months away, the 2022 season is already here and if you aren't already preparing, you are behind the curve...the foundation you build now is the cornerstone for success in the fall!
All 2021 end-of-season point forms have been submitted to TASO and your total points updated (visible in both your TASO portal and in Arbiter).  

To this point, you should ensure you have submitted a Conflict of Interest certification, and paid both your TASO and local dues.
NOTE:  The early registration date of 1 March for paying both TASO and local dues has passed and they have increased as per the late registration amounts (see below for links to both). 
And please note that
as of 2 March, late local dues cannot be refunded.


The following are important milestones as we move into our next phase:
1.  TASO Annual State Meeting
When:  23 July 
Where:   The Woodlands - Marriott.  Please note that meeting registration and room reservation info is still pending.  Once this info is complete, an email blast will be sent out,  both by TASO and the chapter (check TASO website for further updates and agenda).

2. 
On-field and regional rule clinics

Great news! 
The San Antonio Football Chapter will be hosting a Regional Rules Clinic!

The Chapter WILL host a Regional Rules Clinic, to be held on Saturday, 11 June. 
Please go to the "Clinic" section under the Education and Training Tab for further info and registration, or click here:


On-Field Clinic
Due to scheduling conflicts, the San Antonio Chapter will NOT host an on-field clinic.

While we are not hosting an on-field clinic, please note that many college conferences have resumed clinics this year.  You do NOT have to be a college official to benefit from attending one of these clinics.
Here are a list of a few that may be of interest and benefit to you (The SA Football Chapter and it's Board of Directors have no vested interest or stake in any of these clinics, nor do they endorse any one clinic...they are merely offered as a suggestion for anyone seeking to improve their officiating skills):

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Tom Beard's Football Official's Clinic (TBFOC).  TBFOC is offering two clinics this year...an East clinic to be held March 18 & 19 in Baltimore, MD, and a West clinic to be held May 27 & 28 in El Paso, TX (formerly known as the El Paso Football Official's Camp).

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A-Team Football Official's Camp (the official clinic for the SWAC).  This clinic is held May 5 - 7 in Houston, TX. 
NOTE:  This clinic is sold out; however, officials can still register on a wait list.

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Wes Booker Football Official's Camp.  This clinic is held 15-17 June in Russellville, AR.


3. 
Spring Scrimmages
Spring scrimmages are published in Arbiter.  Per the e-mail sent out by our Scrimmage Coordinator, Rudy Balli, officials may submit requests for these spring scrimmages starting on Monday, 18 April. 
NOTE: 
1.  Requests must be sent via e-mail.  Phone calls, texts and Pony Express will be ignored.   Additionally, any requests received prior to 18 April will be disregarded.  

4. 
Annual Rules Test:  Will be available approximately 1 July.

5. 
CFO membership.
As a TASO member, don't forget that you receive an 80% discount toward a College Football Officiating (CFO) membership.   You do not have to be a CFO official to enjoy the benefits of this membership...TASO members will receive full access to this leading rules and training site featuring video reviews, quizzes, bulletin updates and a searchable rules book.
To register:
Simply visit cfo.arbitersports.com and click the registration tab in the ribbon across the top of the page.  Once there, click the second box labeled “International, Massachusetts, & TASO” and enter your information. 
The cost is only $40 for TASO members to receive full access to the site. And while you won’t receive the rules or mechanics books, you will receive access to a treasure chest of knowledge meant to make you the best official you can be.

Finally, we welcome anyone who is interested in officiating high school football.  All you need is a love/respect for the game, so don't hesitate any longer! 
Please see the "
Become an Official" section of this website for further registration information.

Why we do this...

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2022 Calendar 
The 2022 meeting and event calendar is located at the bottom of this page, as well as in the Officials area, and will be updated once the meeting dates are set. 

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PREPARING FOR THIS SEASON
1.  DUES
Renew your annual TASO Football membership dues here:

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NOTE:  You can also go to TASO.org, click on "Member Services" then click on "Membership Renewal" to renew. 

Renew your San Antonio Football Chapter dues here:


You can also find that link in the Officials area.  Under the "Important Links" section, click on the "Chapter Annual Dues" button.  From there, you will have the option of paying via PayPal or check/cash/money order.

2.  REQUIRED FORMS
 2022 Conflict of Interest (COI) Certification
Pursuant to TASO Football Division Operating Procedures, members are required to submit in writing any potential Conflicts of Interest (COI) prior to any game assignments.  The COI certification form are available in our chapter website or your Arbiter main page.

 
2022 Crew Formation Application
If you are interested in forming a new 5-man or 7-man crew in 2022 or reforming your 2021 crew, please download and submit ASAP the required 2022 Crew Formation Application (available in our chapter website or your Arbiter main page). 
** Please note this is an application only, pending approval by the Board of Directors. 



Any questions about completing paperwork from the 2021 season, or preparing for the 2022 season can be addressed to your Division Representatives:
D1 - Fred Juarez
D2 - Chris White
D3 - Sherry Braun
D4 - Willie Gawlik
D5 - William Brown


NOTE:  For security reasons, all Zoom meeting links are located in the Members Section.  Please log-in there to see them.
Also, for any Zoom meeting, an email blast is sent to all members via Arbiter with the Zoom links.  If you do not receive this email, please contact your Div Rep ASAP so they can help rectify the problem (we are finding issues with some email addresses in Arbiter).

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Chapter Meeting Info...

See the bottom of this home screen for the schedule of meetings for this season.  Once the dates are approved, that section will be updated.

Additional Info:
- Members in good standing who attend all meetings in August will get credit for attending one meeting (you do NOT get any points, just one meeting credit) 

 

 

Other important updates and events:

1.  Please reference the emails sent out via Arbiter for ongoing training events.  If you have any questions, please contact your Division Representative.

The Young Guns Program is offering ongoing Zoom training which is beneficial for officials of all levels.  Please check your email for these dates/times.  Go to the Education tab (link below) for further training information, including the Young Guns program, led by Eric Smith.

*** The Official's section will have the actual links to chapter Zoom meetings. ***

 *** If you are not receiving emails via Arbiter regarding these dates and links, please contact your Division Rep to ensure you receive Arbiter blast emails. ***

2.  As we move into the 2022 season, if anyone has concerns about being on the field, whether from a personal or professional perspective, please notify your crew chief and/or Division Representative.  We understand the concerns and risks associated with the virus and the decision of individuals to officiate football, and respect the decision of anyone to recuse themselves from officiating. Officiating is an at-risk activity, and while UIL, TASO and chapters across the state will continue to advocate for and provide information, the ultimate decision to officiate and your individual safety are up to you.  This could include wearing masks, gloves, travel arrangements, using your own water source, towels and/or using an electronic whistle...these are but just a few examples, but bottom-line is your safety is in your hands.

Other important updates will be sent out via Arbiter and posted on this website.

  • For UIL updates, please go to:  

      

  • For TAPPS updates, please go to:  

  • For TASO updates, please go to:  

We encourage everyone to follow applicable health practices/guidelines, and we hope everyone remains safe and healthy during these challenging times.

If you have questions, please contact your Division Rep.

Latest News

2022 CHAPTER EVENT SCHEDULE

** Please note that all General Meetings will be held at:

Alzafar Shrine Temple
901 N Loop 1604 W
San Antonio, TX  78232


 

Event Name
Event Date and Time
Event Location
Spring Meeting
11 April, 2022 - 6:30 PM
Alzafar Shrine Temple
Beau Hicks On-Field Clinic (5 pts)
CANCELLED
CANCELLED
San Antonio Regional Rules Clinic (3 pts)
11 Jun, 2022 - Times TBD
TBD
2022 TASO State Football Meeting (up to 9 pts)
23 Jul, 2022
TBD (could be on-line)
General Meeting
TBD
Alzafar Shrine Temple
District Meeting (2 points)
TBD
Alzafar Shrine Temple
General Meeting
TBD
Alzafar Shrine Temple
General Meeting
TBD
Alzafar Shrine Temple
General Meeting
TBD
Alzafar Shrine Temple
General Meeting
TBD
Alzafar Shrine Temple
General Meeting
TBD
Alzafar Shrine Temple
2022 Dick Keene Night (preceded by General Meeting)
TBD
Alzafar Shrine Temple
General Meeting
TBD
Alzafar Shrine Temple
Final 2022 General Meeting
TBD
Alzafar Shrine Temple
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