Karl's Komments

November 2023
Pat Ferre

PAT’S WISH LIST

Dear Santa, Here are some ideas I wish could eventually (hopefully sooner than later) become reality in D-7. Every league will have a pre-season referee in-service to go over the

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September 2022
Pat Ferre

Is It OK For Officials to Ignore A Law?

While watching games, especially in the older age groups, it is not unusual to observe players wearing illegal hair control devices, jewelry, wristbands, and illegal undergarments. When asked the reason

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Pat Ferre

Prepare to Have FUN

To be prepared, especially after some time since they were contacted for their next assignment, most officials will review rules and make sure their uniforms and supplies are packed and ready

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June 2022
Pat Ferre

Listen, But Consider The Source.

While officiating, referees are intensely focused and involved in making decisions dealing with plays, player actions, and the enforcement of the Laws of the Game.  Simultaneously originating from players, coaches

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