Water Polo News & Announcements
July 16, 2021
“THANK YOU” FROM TAPPS
Click HERE for a “thank you” to TASO members from Bryan Bunselmeyer, TAPPS Executive Director.
July 1, 2021
TASO ASSISTS IN PASSING PRO-SPORTS OFFICIAL LEGISLATION
During the recently concluded 87th Texas Legislative session (regular session), the TASO legislative team was active in the passing of ...
June 25, 2021
WATER POLO BUILDING MOMENTUM IN TEXAS AHEAD OF 2022
Many of the best water polo players in the world will compete for Olympic medals July 24‑Aug. 8 in Tokyo, ...
May 20, 2021
BOYS WATER POLO STATE TOURNAMENT
Congratulations to these TASO Water Polo members selected to officiate in the Boys State Tournament. Left to right: Justin Pudwill, ...
May 20, 2021
GIRLS WATER POLO STATE TOURNAMENT
The first ever State Water Polo Championship worked by the TASO Water Polo Division took place last weekend. Congratulations to ...
May 4, 2021
I’M WORKING WITH WHO?
Officiating is never boring, especially when it comes to those we officiate with. Good officials can adjust to their partners ...
May 4, 2021
THE RIGHT WAY TO SHARE AND ACCEPT CRITICISM
Which of the following is defined as “the art, skill or profession of making discriminating judgments”? Sports officiating. Studying texts ...
March 11, 2021
FORMER TASO EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR JIM BLACKWOOD DIES
A profound loss in the officiating community: former TASO Executive Director. national replay director and WAC/Southland conference supervisor Jim Blackwood ...
March 1, 2021
NO MORE HANDSHAKES DOESN’T MEAN NO MORE GOOD SPORTSMANSHIP
The “new normal” is one of the many terms we hear repeatedly as the country begins its return to normal ...
February 26, 2021
HIGH SCHOOL WATER POLO RULES CHANGES ADDRESS RISK MINIMIZATION, PACE OF PLAY, MORE SCORING OPTIONS
A total of 16 rules changes were approved in high school water polo for the next two years with a ...
February 18, 2021
UIL WILL EXTEND DEADLINES FOR GIRLS AND BOYS BASKETBALL PLAYOFF ROUNDS; TAPPS ANNOUNCES NEW SCHEDULE FOR SOCCER, BASKETBALL PLAYOFFS
With inclement weather and unsafe travel conditions forcing girls basketball playoff games to be postponed around the state, the UIL ...
February 15, 2021
BECOME UNFLAPPABLE WITH EMOTIONAL CONTROL
When people say, “There’s no need to get emotional,” that’s probably more true for officials than for the average person. ...