Orange County Soccer Officials Association, Inc
PO Box 317
Otisville, NY 10963


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Orange County Soccer Officials, Inc is an approved local board for NYSCOS (New York State Certified Officials of Soccer, Inc). Our association provides certified soccer officials to the NYSPHSAA member schools in Orange County, NY.



  • Ed McLaughlin, President
  • Ken Hadam, Vice President
  • Sean Cunningham, Secretary/Treasurer
  • Bob Englehart, Rules Interpreter

Executive Board                    

  • Rich Dever
  • John Gould
  • Jerry Grogan
  • Tom Kelly
  • Joe McCourt

2019 General Membership Meeting Dates (Chester Academy)
All meetings start at 7:00pm (unless otherwise noted)

  • September 5th Mandatory (Rules Interpretation & Test Review)
  • September 18th
  • October 10th
  • November 22th, Dinner Meeting at Kuhl's 5:00pm

Pre-season Meetings & Rules Interpretation

NISOA Diagonal System of Control Manual

2019-20 NFHS Soccer Uniform Guidelines

2019 NFHS Rules Changes

NYSPHSAA Soccer Overtime Rules (regular season)
Boys: play two 10 min "Sudden Victory" periods
Girls: play two 10 min periods (complete)

2019 NFHS Rules Presentation

Section 9 Soccer Home Page

NFHS 2019 Soccer TestThe mandatory online test is available now. All members  must successfully complete the online test with a score of 85% by August 12th.

2019 NFHS Online Test Instructions

OCIAA Yellow Card Form (click here)

NFHS Rule 12, Section 8, Article 2, Red Card

NFHS Rule 12, Section 8, Article 1, Yellow Card



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