News:: Annual letter 2019
CENTRAL MASS. SOCCER OFFICIALS BOARD
PRESIDENT - BRUCE BEAUPRE
TREASURER - SEC. - STEPHEN PALMIERI
VICE PRESIDENT RULES INTERPRETER FRAN GIULIANO
June 20, 2019
Dear Soccer Official,
Another Soccer season will be here before we know it. The dates and times have been set
for our meetings. Note the changes in number of meeting required.
Meeting dates for the 2019 soccer season.
Tuesday, August 27th 7:00 PM St. John’s High MANDATORY
Sunday, September 15th 6:00 PM St. John’s High MANDATORY
Sunday, October 27th 5:00 PM Banquet & Tournament Rules ( K of C Worcester)
All active members must attend both MANDATORY meetings. Failure to attend the MANDATORY meeting will result in a $50.00 fine. If you don’t attend our 1 st and 2 nd
meetings your schedule will be rescinded and you will be suspended from officiating
games for the 2019 season.
The dues for the 2020 season will be $84.00 due by the last meeting. Failure to pay dues
by last meeting will result in a $50.00 fine.
In order to officiate this season, after July 1, 2019 you must go to the MIAA list on
ArbiterSports.com and register as an official for the 2019 season. If you’ve been a
member of CMSO for the past 3 years you are required to take the background
Also, remember you must complete the concussion course. A step by step procedure to
acquire the required certificate can be found on our website www.the CMSO.com.
Send confirmation to your assignor by August 1, 2019. Assignors will rescind your
schedule without certificate confirmation by said date.
We will continue to wear the gold shirts this season, go to official sports website for any
new apparel purchases.
If you have any questions feel free to contact me at email@example.com or 774-
Enjoy your summer,
Stephen Palmieri, Secretary- Treasurer CMSO
FAQ: Important News
All active members must attend both MANDATORY meetings. Failure to attend the MANDATORY meeting will result in a $50.00 fine. If you don’t attend our 1st and 2nd meetings your schedule will be rescinded and you will be suspended from officiating games for the 2018 season. The dues for the 2019 season will be $84.00 due by the last meeting. Failure to pay dues by last meeting will result in a $50.00 fine.
If you have any questions contact me at 774-262-5422 or .
Stephen Palmieri, Sec. Treas. CMSO
Register with MIAA
REGISTRATION WITH MIAA FOR THE FALL 2019 SEASON
Registration for the new school year will open on July 1st. All officials will once again be REQUIRED to complete this process through the MIAA ArbiterSports page found here: http://miaa.arbitersports.com/front/110185/Site (copy and paste this link into the browser).
Information and instructions for both new and returning officials can be found on this main page. Your support and professionalism for this important initiative is appreciated.
Officials are REQUIRED to upload a headshot into Arbiter (even though the site says it is not required, IT IS for CMSO)
Add your picture to your Arbiter Profile
Save your picture on your computer. You will need to know where you saved the picture after you log into the Arbiter.
Log into your Arbiter account.
Along the top menu, click on ‘PROFILE ’.
On left side of the next screen, find ‘Account’, under ‘Account’ there are 3 selections, ‘Phones’, ‘Custom Fields’ and ‘Picture’; Click on ‘Picture’.
If you have put a picture on the Arbiter already, the picture will display now. If you have not then no picture will display. Click on the ‘ Browse’ button, you will then need to know where you saved your picture. Find that location on your computer and select it.
Once you have selected the picture, the location and file name will be in the box to the left of the ‘Browse’ button. Click on the ‘UPLOAD’ button just below the box. The picture you selected will be loaded into the Arbiter in your Profile section and will display.
Your picture will now display when your name is selected along with your other contact information.
To change your picture, follow the same steps.
Massachusetts Department of Public Health regulation 105 CMR 201.000: Head Injuries
and Concussions in Extracurricular Athletic Activities requires officials to successfullycomplete the National Federation of High Schools concussion course, each year.
Step by step directions to take concussion course
Choose "Sign In" or create an account (it's free)
If you dont remember your log in or have never taken this course before you will have to create an account with your email address and a password.
Click the "Official" box to indicate your role
Navigate to "Courses" and "Order the Course"
CMSO Recognizes - Coach John Hillier