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Welcome to UIL TASO DALLAS. Carlos Ramirez and John O’ Kane will be your assignors for the upcoming year. Important telephone numbers. Carlos: 214 -727 -6709 John: 469- 688-0434 Melvin: 972-877-1342 All otherBoard members are listed on the www.tasodallas.org website. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation



Welcome to UIL TASO DALLASCarlos Ramirez and John O Kane will be your assignors for the upcoming year.Important telephone numbersCarlos: 214 -727 -6709

John: 469- 688-0434

Melvin: 972-877-1342

All otherBoard members are listed on the www.tasodallas.org website

SOFTWARE FOR ASSIGNINGWe will be using Game officials for this seasons assignments

When you receive an assignment from Arbiter / Game Officials BLOCK the other date/s on the other software. This reduces the amount of times you end up with conflicts with assignors.and helps us get you more games.

Game officials Home pageAll information that is pertinent to you is currently available at www.tasodallas.org and also the opening page of your game officials accounts.

Personalize how you want to receive text alerts for game cancellations etc under my info and scroll down to cell/pager /email notices and set it up accordingly.

Melvin Machayo: 972-877-1342Linking your accounts:Log into www.gameofficials.net

Choose group 1194 and the word soccer is the password in order to link your accounts.

Now you can switch identities at the top of the page to view your different accounts

Melvin will set up new users ASAP with identities once the meeting is completed.


Game fees/Directions/Partners?Log onto www.gameofficials.net to view

Based on length of your games

All other information you need will be located in Game officials: i.e. Stadiums(under my locations) Partners click on the I icon in Game officials9Important dates

2013 Important DatesScrimmages: Dec 27- Jan 10

Tournaments all weekends after this from Thursdays Saturdays throughout January

Non District Games will play in between

District Play will begin toward the end of January

Sunday you get the day off. AvailabilityWe need this done by no later than December 5 as we plan on releasing your assignments as we complete them.

This is different from past years as we want to continue to improve the program for you.

Taking a day off work for tournaments ?

Let us know so we can make it worth your while.Please keep your availability current and up to date.

Feb 14 is still Valentines day!

Block out important dates that you cannot work (anniversary, honeymoon etc)

Most games will play Tuesdays and Fridays however we have got games on the other evenings / Saturdays

New to the association???There are 3 types of games we officiate:1) Scrimmages

(2) Non District

(3) District play

Do not be caught on a VARSITY level game with a whistle in your hand on DISTRICT PLAY only. All others you may officiate in. You can do all others

Your 2013 High school RankingBoard members rank the officials on a scale of 1-5 with 5 being the new members.

Your assignors utilize this to do your assignments

If you feel that you want higher level assignments contact Mr. Troup to see if he can get an assessor to evaluate your performance and upgradeIndividual AssignmentsYour assignor will be contacting you directly to go through this with you to avoid conflicts. No mass emails it will be getting more personalScratchingsIf you are scratched from a school, you will be notified by the assignor and your assignments will change accordingly.

You cannot officiate Games that a family member works/plays in, this is unethical and may occur in the assigning process. Please correct your assignor if this happens.

Everyone gets scratched at some point do not take it personally.And nooooooooWE cannot scratch Coaches!!

Middle Schools and TAPPSDallas ISD has already begun their middle school program.

Frisco schools and outer lying northern areas begin upon completion of high school in April- June.

TAPPS(Texas Assoc. of Private Parochial Schools) begins November.Dallas ISD Vendor PaperworkThis can be found on the opening page of Game officials. Please download it and send it in now in order to obtain your vendor number.

If you have moved home, you must fill in the change of address form and resubmit for payment.

You will need your vendor number for payment for the games you are doing.

Dallas ISD ContactSilvia Salinas 972 749 2455

Please allow her at least 4 weeks after you submit your paperwork to get a vendor number.Garland ISDWill still be playing the 4-6-8pm Varsity sessions until the new fields are laid in 2014.

Jvs will play on alternate nights but with 4-515-630pm kick offs or Saturday mornings at 8am, 915am,1030am,1145am,1pm,215pm.

They will be going straight to PKs to determine a winner if tied.Game day preparationStart off every Mon- Sat with your referee equipment in the car, washed and ready to go. You may be called upon anytime.

Check your assignments before you head out of the office, there may have been changes.

Inclement weather: we ask the coaches to let us know by 2pm if this is going to impact youIf this does impact you: your game officials account will be updated and if time permits we will also be calling you.

You will definitely be notified if you are going to start as a dual system if someone is going to run late and they have notified the assignor.

Communication is key, communicate with each other so you know what's going on i.e. stuck in traffic etc26Game officials will be updated constantly.Head referee for the Varsity game please contact your ars and make sure that yaall know each others numbers. This can be found with the I icon. The icon in Game officials will let you see this information/current weather/ map to the field/game information and the assignors contact details.

At the stadiumSign in at the gate or with the paperwork in the Administrators office.

Hand in a w-9 at every game every time, it helps process the checks quicker if they have it.

Who is the administrator on Duty?Could be your best friend in the case of a problem situation.

Identify them upon arrival and write their name down and note where they will be seated.

You need their name in the event of an incident report.

Meet the players and coaches in the center of the fieldAsk about Medical conditions of players i.e. Asthma and prior injuries.

Let the coaches know their paperwork will be left in the Locker room after the game, this way they are not chasing after you.

For a Varsity match, confirm what will happen in the event of a tie.

Proceed with your game after the coin toss.After the gameLeave the game reports in the locker room.

Discuss with your fellow referees the game if you can and see what we can do in order to improve ourselves.Dual system vs. 3 man crewIn some instances we may run a dual until we get the 3rd referee in for the varsity.

Many tnmts are requesting 2 referee dual systems in order to save money.

Running Late? 10 minutes into the game and you had the jv middle? You lost it and will now have to run the line.

Make yourself known to the officiating crew upon your arrival. Get the 3 man system up as quickly as possible at the next stoppage in play!PaperworkStart a fileKeep ALL of your paperwork with youHave w-9s with you and leave at every stadiumYou are normally paid 30-45 days after completion of your games.If you have not been paid 2 months after the game and have contacted the schools, ask your assignor for help. DO NOT wait until Nov 1st to ask for help in games from January..2010

However..if you try this Guess what.An email received on Nov 2, 2012

Jhon, I was wondering if you could please find out the reason why I haven't gotten paid from last year and the year before that for Crandall High School, And also, Red Oak High School from almost two years ago.Thank you and hopefully I hear back from you soon.


NO MATTER HOW SILLY YOUR QUESTION MAY SOUND.Chances are someone else is wondering the same thing!Weather related issues

Inclement weatherCarlos and John are your hotlines. We each have our own districts to look after so please make sure that you contact the correct Assignor on game days.

If a School district is shut down for weather and you see this on the weather channels, we will be playing the match within the next 48 hours or if on a weekend, probably the following Monday night.

If your game is called off midway and is not completed this is an incident. You need to notify us, chances are you may be working it the next day...General InformationContact Crewmates day before game. See the icon in game officials for their contact info.

Locate school and associated school information under Locations in Game officials. It is alphabetized to the stadium name.

Check game officials before heading out to the stadium.

Arrive 30 minutes before and fill out paperwork as you walk in the gate.

Identify the Administrator on duty.

Referee NO SHOWSDont panic.Yet!!

Notify your assignor at halftime in the JV Game.

Failure to arrive put us all in a Bind, dont be that person. Let the assignors know you cant make it, this is life. we knows things happen.

NO TEXTING PLEASE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!We know we cant get hold of you as youre on the fields so..Assignors will notify you via voicemail as soon as we have made adjustments etc or we will try calling the head coaches of the upcoming games to explain what we are doing..

There are repercussions' for people not showing up to games.


John/ Carlostheres no one here???

You arrive for your scheduled game and no one is there? Team couldnt get a bus, Gam