We’ll bear down on sportsmanship from all aspects, discuss best practices to address issues of behavior, and how we can tackle sportsmanship issues at their roots to resolve them. As well as a special focus on how unsporting behavior impacts officials across every sport in the nation.
ABOUT THE SUMMIT
Three days of intense and highly motivational sessions to educate and empower you. The Summit provides unmatched resources to state and local associations and delivers critical analysis to officiating leaders everywhere.
EXPLORE THE PROGRAM
An information-driven educational program grounded in proven techniques that perform in our fast-paced, mobile, short-attention-span world. We focus on issues and discussions related to the how, what and why of sportsmanship programs for sports officials nationwide.
MEET THE PRESENTERS
The best and the brightest minds in the officiating industry, including pro and college officials, leaders of national, state and local sports organizations, supervisors and coordinators, and assigners – from around the country and the world.
SUMMIT SUPPORT ORGANIZATIONS
These organizations support officiating and provide direct financial support to the annual Summit. You should support these forward-thinking sports organizations, conferences and companies.
Browse through our many galleries of previous Summits, spotlighting the speakers, sessions, and social events that made each event so memorable. You might even spot someone you know!
Since 1981, the annual Sports Officiating Summit has crisscrossed America. Be sure to check out some of the welcome remarks from such luminaries as Colin Powell, Bob Costas and David Stern.
What’s The Summit All About?
The Sports Officiating Summit presented by NASO is the only event in the world focusing on critical topics impacting all aspects of the officiating industry. The Summit focuses on topics designed specifically for leaders of state high school officiating programs, local association officers, supervisors and coordinators, assigners, conference administrators and sports officials at all levels.
The 2020 Sports Officiating Summit will be held this summer in Montgomery, Ala., at the Renaissance Montgomery Hotel & Spa at the Convention Center, and the Summit theme will focus on the crucial aspects of sporting behavior. From July 26–July 28, Montgomery will be the center of the officiating universe as nearly 500 of the brightest in officiating come together to share ideas, network and explore solutions to the critical issues facing the industry.
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Welcome to Montgomery
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