Over and Back

The Over & Back violation, Rule 4-14-3, Article 3, was added in 2016 to the NFHS rule book.  Similar to the back court violation in basketball, the rules states that once the offensive team satisfied the 10-second count by touching the ball into the attack box, it is a violation if the ball returns to Read More …

Restart Refresher

Officials are responsible for stopping and starting play. When done properly and consistently throughout a game, officials are able to maintain the game’s ebb and flow. When done improperly and inconsistently, the game can drag on and create confusion. In addition to knowing the basic requirements for a restart, keep in mind when to restart Read More …

Youth League Rules Posted for 2020

GLOA assigns officials for a number of leagues, these include MAYLA, GMSAA, AMSLL, Newtown Select, and Newtown Rec.  You will find latest league sheets listed on our Youth Rules page . Please note that officials should NOT wear the GHSA patch when officiating non-GHSA games. Similarly, you are not covered by GLOA insurance unless you Read More …