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Forum: Basketball Sun Apr 06, 2008, 01:53pm
Replies: 6
Views: 952
Posted By AZ_REF
The 2008 Southern Arizona Officials Camp has been...

The 2008 Southern Arizona Officials Camp has been announced.

www.southernazofficialscamp.com

Two early session this year both are before the JC camp and Marla's camp.

If you have any...
Forum: Basketball Fri Mar 28, 2008, 10:17pm
Replies: 6
Views: 952
Posted By AZ_REF
There's the southern arizona officials camp....

There's the southern arizona officials camp. There's two sessions held in tucson. Information should be out next week. If you're registered with the AIA, you should get an e-mail. If not, I'll send...
Forum: Basketball Sun Mar 23, 2008, 09:34pm
Replies: 43
Views: 2,669
Posted By AZ_REF
Extra credit to socallref for guessing correctly....

Extra credit to socallref for guessing correctly.

He had the UCLA - Mississippi Valley State game on Thursday:

http://scores.espn.go.com/ncb/boxscore?gameId=284000032


And the Iowa -...
Forum: Basketball Fri Mar 21, 2008, 08:51am
Replies: 43
Views: 2,669
Posted By AZ_REF
If anyone did the poaching, it was the men. He...

If anyone did the poaching, it was the men. He was a women's official first but works 20+ games on both sides now.
Forum: Basketball Thu Mar 20, 2008, 11:03pm
Replies: 43
Views: 2,669
Posted By AZ_REF
I wasn't a doubter. I merely reported the facts....

I wasn't a doubter. I merely reported the facts. Last year, they said it was impossible. This year however, the women's side planned for it and assigned a Sunday site accordingly.
Forum: Basketball Thu Mar 20, 2008, 05:06pm
Replies: 43
Views: 2,669
Posted By AZ_REF
Official working both the Men and Women's NCAA Tournament in the same Year!

For all of you who were convinced it was impossible last year (see http://forum.officiating.com/showthread.php?t=32655 ) it WILL happen this year.

There is a D-I official working a Men's game...
Forum: Basketball Mon Feb 25, 2008, 08:54pm
Replies: 99
Views: 6,214
Posted By AZ_REF
Big Sky Suspends 3 Men's Officials

From http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/2008/basketball/ncaa/02/25/officials.suspended.ap/ :


MY understanding of the play:
Montana secured a rebound with about 1 second left and requested a time...
Forum: Basketball Sat Sep 01, 2007, 09:56pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1,048
Posted By AZ_REF
All testing is online this year. At ESO. However,...

All testing is online this year. At ESO. However, if you've already signed up, you'll need a new account w/ your AIA computer number entered. You should have a 30 day window to take the test.
Forum: Basketball Wed Aug 29, 2007, 11:49pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1,048
Posted By AZ_REF
I'm in Tucson but we use basically the same...

I'm in Tucson but we use basically the same system. It is still 2 man for regular season games. Some tournaments we run 3 man. In PHX you're on a crew for varsity games, that means 1 partner all...
Forum: Basketball Mon Aug 27, 2007, 08:11am
Replies: 30
Views: 1,913
Posted By AZ_REF
Couldn't have set it better myself. Thanks.

Couldn't have set it better myself. Thanks.
Forum: Basketball Sun Aug 26, 2007, 10:58pm
Replies: 30
Views: 1,913
Posted By AZ_REF
Same laws in AZ. Although if you have a CCW, you...

Same laws in AZ. Although if you have a CCW, you may be able to carry to sporting events, that's something I need to check.

I would never accept an assignment where I felt I needed a gun with me...
Forum: Basketball Sun Aug 26, 2007, 10:56pm
Replies: 30
Views: 1,913
Posted By AZ_REF
JR knowing the laws is the fourth step of...

JR knowing the laws is the fourth step of responsible gun ownership. The first three are all Safety First! In Arizona it's a moot point, because as like Texas, you may have a weapon in the car in the...
Forum: Basketball Sun Aug 26, 2007, 09:39pm
Replies: 30
Views: 1,913
Posted By AZ_REF
Why would you never bring one to a game? I'm not...

Why would you never bring one to a game? I'm not sure if legally I could here, I would either, just wanted to hear your rational. I would never leave it in a locker room, unless it was in a locker...
Forum: Basketball Sun Aug 26, 2007, 09:02pm
Replies: 30
Views: 1,913
Posted By AZ_REF
Would you / Do you carry a gun to games?

I was wondering how many fellow officials carry handguns to games. Here in Arizona it is illegal to carry at a school even with a CCW. However all of the police officers that officiate here that I...
Forum: Basketball Sun Apr 08, 2007, 12:16am
Replies: 20
Views: 3,105
Posted By AZ_REF
Dang sarcasm not working well on the internet. ...

Dang sarcasm not working well on the internet.

In this case slightly out of line meant, running at an official at the opposite baseline from the bench and screaming about kicking his ***, and...
Forum: Basketball Sun Apr 08, 2007, 12:14am
Replies: 20
Views: 3,105
Posted By AZ_REF
1. I don't think pushed it too hard, he just...

1. I don't think pushed it too hard, he just assigned the tournament last year and didn't see anything first hand. Just took our concerns to the director.

2. And he should run it like a business,...
Forum: Basketball Sat Apr 07, 2007, 12:53am
Replies: 20
Views: 3,105
Posted By AZ_REF
AAU Issues

Last year we had a large national AAU Tournament here. The play was good but the coaches were slightly out of line. At least three were removed from gyms by the Police Officers at the University...
Forum: Basketball Mon Mar 12, 2007, 07:38pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,303
Posted By AZ_REF
Update

Well after a few calls with Mary Struckhoff (spelling?) going back and forth this morning it was determined that if he accepted the men's assigment he would be pulled from the women's tournament. So...
Forum: Basketball Sun Mar 11, 2007, 11:39pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,303
Posted By AZ_REF
Update

First round game in Chicago, not the best case as Chicago is playing Friday. It means he would have to have a Sunday site in the women's for it to work. Won't find out until tomorrow.
Forum: Basketball Sun Mar 11, 2007, 11:15pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,303
Posted By AZ_REF
I know it is possible, as an official very close...

I know it is possible, as an official very close to me has been invited to both this year. But as JR stated there are some fears that due to the schedule it will not work out. The only possibility is...
Forum: Basketball Sun Mar 11, 2007, 03:44pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,303
Posted By AZ_REF
Official working both the Men and Women's NCAA Tournament in the same Year?

Does anyone know if an official has worked both NCAA tournaments in the same year? It is very possible it will happen this year and I was wondering if it has ever happened before.
Forum: Basketball Tue Jan 23, 2007, 11:16pm
Replies: 25
Views: 1,774
Posted By AZ_REF
Actually it's not their next game. One of them...

Actually it's not their next game. One of them had a game back at that school that he lost, another lost a game way late in the season, and the third doesn't have any more games this year.
Forum: Football Tue Oct 10, 2006, 11:03pm
Replies: 26
Views: 2,383
Posted By AZ_REF
Come over, and you get some of this. Or: ...

Come over, and you get some of this.

Or:
Please come hither, and partake in this excellent verbal tharshing this fine young lad is allowing me to be the subject of.
Forum: Basketball Tue Aug 22, 2006, 08:43pm
Replies: 24
Views: 1,858
Posted By AZ_REF
JR I disagree. Granted working these leagues...

JR I disagree. Granted working these leagues won't get you hired but you can become a better official. I began working men's leagues when I was about 16. While this wasn't the best decision I've ever...
Forum: Football Wed Aug 09, 2006, 10:13pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,748
Posted By AZ_REF
Thanks for all the responses. I just like to play...

Thanks for all the responses. I just like to play Devil's Advocate at meetings and bring stuff like this up to make some of the old timers think. I always felt that I would call this a touchdown, but...
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