TASO Football Members Receive BIG DISCOUNT on CFO Web Site Access
Football Officials (CFO) has again offered TASO members a discounted
registration for the 2014 season. Discounted over 80% from other members, TASO
member will receive full access to this leading rules and training site
featuring video reviews, quizzes, bulletin updates and a searchable rules book;
everything an official needs to improve this great game of football we all
love. Here’s a quick overview of the features.
training videos as well as CFO game reviews are available and updated
throughout the season. There are currently over 100 videos available covering
many different play types and situations, and all are viewable on Apple and
Android devices for those that are on the move. Videos are also searchable and
feature downloadable clips for offline viewing. During the season you’ll see
bi‑weekly game reviews posted by the leading college coordinators throughout
the country, a terrific visual learning tool.
National Rules Test is currently available through July 18. The test is 100
questions which are grouped by play type. The testing interface is outstanding,
showing questions that have been answered or viewed, and it can be taken in
multiple sittings. There is even a downloadable pdf for those that prefer to
study before or after the test. Members are allowed two opportunities to merit
a passing grade, and beginning July 19 you can see your results along with book
references to help understand the ruling. Rogers Redding has challenged members
to score at least 90 while taking the test “closed‑book.” Are you up for the
season bi‑weekly tests are available to help members stay honed and prepared.
This is a great tool for crews and individuals alike, and leads to great rules
discussions with fellow officials.
SEARCHABLE RULES AND INTERPRETATIONS
database includes case books with easy reference between the two. This
incredible learning tool is the ultimate study guide for those that are serious
about increasing their rules knowledge.
the year members have access to periodic bulletins highlighting changing
interpretations and policies; all delivered by Rogers Redding and the leading
college football experts from across the country.
visit cfo.arbitersports.com and click the registration tab in the ribbon
across the top of the page. Once there, click the arrow next to “Texas High
School Officials (TASO Members) and enter your information. The cost is only
$30 for TASO members to receive full access to the site. And while you won’t
receive the rules, mechanics and replay books or the CFO shirt patches, you
will receive access to a treasure chest of knowledge meant to make you the best
official you can be.
by Rod McLain, TASO Football DIstrict III Director