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Jason Sholl

Jason is a State Referee Emeritus for the United States Soccer Federation and a National Referee for NISOA. He began officiating at age 14 and was the California Youth Referee of the Year at age 19. He officiates youth, high school, college, amateur, indoor, and semi-professional soccer in Northern California.
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Summary of Changes to the 2017-18 Laws of the Game: the Official Soccer Rules

Posted by Jason Sholl on June 03, 2017

The new 2017-18 IFAB Laws of the Game are now active. We compiled a summary list of the changes and offer a free e-book download of the latest soccer rules. 

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Laws of the Game

Leaked: 2018 Adidas Soccer Referee Jersey Design

Posted by Jason Sholl on May 30, 2017

Over the weekend, Twitter user @hendocfc leaked images of what appears to be the 2018 Adidas Soccer Referee jersey design. For many years now, Adidas referee uniforms have been featured in the FIFA World Cup, international matches, Major League Soccer, and other domestic leagues sponsored by Adidas. We can expect these uniforms to be used in the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.

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ProReferee: Our #ProFinderContest Story of a Small Business, Big Ideas

Posted by Jason Sholl on November 30, 2016

What does it mean to be a professional soccer referee? Is it a mindset? How does it shape your character? Who has the guts to run six to eight miles in 90 minutes and blow a whistle in front of enormous stadiums and global audiences? How many of those referees started at weekend youth games in their local park? Soccer officials are typically dedicated to mastering their craft. There is classroom training, some uniforms to carry, and strong camaraderie among participants. This is our company founder story.

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The Dangerous Reminder About Soccer Referee Assault and Reporting It

Posted by Jason Sholl on November 08, 2016

This past weekend, a third division Brazilian soccer match turned into a violent confrontation between a player and a referee. In the season closer, Boa was two goals up on defending champion, Guarani. Tempers flared at the 60th minute in a challenge with Guarani defender, Beck Guarani Ferreira. The referee judges that a violent elbow was thrown, and issues a red card to Ferreira. 

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When a Soccer Referee Overhears a Coach Order an Injury

Posted by Jason Sholl on September 14, 2016

You are the center referee in a competitive U-15 Boys match. It is the second half and there is no score. The red team has just signaled for a substitution at a stoppage in play. Your assistant referee on the same side of the red team is signaling for you to come over. 

The assistant referee tells you: “the head coach for the red team just told his substitute if they can ‘take out’ blue #17, it would open the whole right wing for us and we can win.” 

The substitute awaits entry to the pitch.

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Laws of the Game

Earn Rewards and Discounts on Soccer Referee Equipment at ProReferee

Posted by Jason Sholl on June 23, 2016
For our most devoted customers, we've introduced our new loyalty program to thank you for your commitment to ProReferee. Now every time you shop with us, you can earn reward points which can be exchanged for future discounts and savings. But spending alone isn't the only way you'll be rewarded for your support, as you can earn extra points in simple ways such as referring referees to our site.
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How Soccer Referees Should Handle Goalkeepers Locking Their Knee

Posted by Jason Sholl on June 22, 2016

An attacker crosses the ball in the air and into the penalty area in a soccer match. The first player we expect to make a fair play for the ball is the goalkeeper. But when the goalkeeper launches into the air with their knee locked for "protection" (more on this in a minute), where do referees draw the line for misconduct?

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Laws of the Game

What is a Blue Card in Soccer?

Posted by Jason Sholl on June 21, 2016

I have been asked several times when other referees see my kit and I'm getting ready for a match: "what is that blue card for?" In the world of outdoor soccer, blue is a pretty strange color to associate with misconduct in soccer. We know what a yellow card is usually for, and we certainly can all call a red card when we see it. But how do you explain blue?

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Equipment

Favero Substitution Boards in the Copa América Centenario

Posted by Jason Sholl on June 08, 2016

Soccer referees are amazed to see more technology entering the game. In this year's Copa América Centenario, hosted in the United States, ProReferee supplied each stadium with a double-sided Favero Substitution Board. Wrapped with a TAG Heuer (check out this video how to pronounce) advertising case, the LED digits are easy to read across the pitch, in the stadium, and on television.

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Equipment

ProReferee Nominated in the Top 20 for the BigCommerce Design Awards

Posted by Jason Sholl on May 11, 2016

Last month, our web host launched their inaugural BigCommerce Design Awards. Out of 500 entries, ProReferee was selected as a top 20 finalist! We need your help to vote for our design to win!

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