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Attitude is Everything
How one official managed to throw away an entire season
By Tim Renneberg
June 21st, 2013

Being a good official goes way beyond just knowing the rules and procedures. You have to think and act like an official all the time, Tim Renneberg explains, and you need to show that officiating is important to you. Tim brings us the sad story of one official who never learned that lesson and has paid for it.
Warriors On Ice
Hockey is the toughest sport to officiate
By Tim Renneberg
June 14th, 2013

When a friend complained that umpiring baseball was too hard on his body, Tim Renneberg snickered aloud. Upon consideration, Tim acknowledged there is a physical price to pay to call balls and strikes, but nobody has it as tough as hockey refs.

Come on inside and read why he thinks hockey referees are the toughest hombres of the officiating world.

Ice Hockey Rules
By National Federation
May 13th, 2013

INDIANAPOLIS, IN (May 13, 2013) - In continuing efforts to minimize the risk of injury in the sport, the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) Ice Hockey Rules Committee approved changes that will strengthen the language for dangerous hits as well as give game officials discretion for issuing a game disqualification when a player illegally hits another player from behind.

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Field Hockey Rule Changes, 2013
By National Federation
February 22nd, 2013

INDIANAPOLIS, IN (February 22, 2013) - Among the 25 rules revisions to high school field hockey rules for 2013-14 will be several dealing with penalty cards and official signals.

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It's Called Fairness
There are no friends on a hockey rink
By Tim Renneberg
January 9th, 2013

Matt Saidman says being a referee offers him some protection when he's playing. Tim Renneberg, who instructs and supervises officials from minor to junior, says a referee who can't be impartial shouldn't be at the rink.

Inside is where you'll feel the full force of Tim's polemic.

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