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February 12, 2023
OFFICIAL'S NEWS FOR FEBRUARY
Happy Birthday to ALL born in the month of February!!!!!!!!!!!
Please remember in order to be active you must be 3 step compliant. This includes making sure your membership fee is paid, background check is up to date current and your Safesport is complete. Background checks are due every 2 years and Safesport Annually.
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Sharing some information that was submitted from the NOC Newsletter that you may have missed.
Take a CPR (Cardiopulmonary resuscitation) course
. Contact your local Red Cross, American Heart Association, fire department, health department, or health care facility. You may save someone’s life at a meet.
Make sure you have the current rule books for the 2023 outdoor season: NFHS, NCAA, USATF, World Athletics, and Para Athletics. Follow the links below to order or download a book. Also, take time to review the major rule changes and rule interpretations.
National Federation of High Schools Associations (NFHS) Rule Book
NCAA Rule Book--hardcopy or download
USATF Rule Book--view or download.
Hardcopies of the
USATF Competition Rules
will be available in February.
World Athletics Competition Rules
(go to Book C: Competition), both are downloads.
World Para Athletics Rule Book--download
. The current rule book was published in June 2022 and remains in force for now.
with the Southern California Association has been publishing the popular
Track & Field Rule Book Differences
book. The book shows the rule differences between NFHS, NCAA, USATF, World Athletics, and World Masters Athletics.
to order the 2023 edition.
Here is a link for Officials information, please save it to your favorites on your desk top for easy access.
Just a reminder your Certified National Uniform is the solid blue NIke polo short sleeve and long sleeve shirt, Light khaki slacks, skirts or capri pants or shorts, Brown or khaki belt, Nike athletic style shoe or non branded athletic shoes. Your Association logo on your polo shirt is not considered your USATF Official shirt.
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