Jan 22

Baseball Rules Meetings Have Begun!!

Baseball rules meetings are being held every Wednesday nights at 6:30pm, so come on out and join us! The location is Crooked Oak Elementary School, at the NW corner of campus. Go in through the WEST door of the Elementary Cafeteria. If you have any questions, contact:

Jay Staude – Baseball Vice President — 368-4688
JJ Williams – Baseball Technical Advisor — 570-6860

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Jul 30

FOOTBALL: “Unnecessary and Excessive” Video

The link below goes to the Youtube video we discussed last night. I HIGHLY recommend you watch it at least twice.

Youtube: Blind-Side Blocks

NOTE: Again, this is NOT a new requirement for us or for OSSAA; this is an experimental interpretation that several states are working on together, most prominently Oregon and Hawaii.

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Jul 28

PAYPAL NOW AVAILABLE FOR OKCMOA

We are happy to announce that you may now use Paypal to pay your annual association dues, HUDL fees, camp/clinic fees, or any other money you might owe the Association. Please note that to use Paypal, we will require you tack on an additional $1 fee to cover the cost of using the Paypal service; we get charged for using it ourselves. For example, to pay your annual dues via Paypal, you will pay $26 rather than the usual $25. To make your payment via Paypal, please send to ‘paypal@okcmetroofficials.com’. If you have any questions, please contact Shawn Houk, Chris Mallow, or JT Deberry.

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Jan 26

Officiating Liability Insurance Opportunities

Because on-field liability is a huge concern for us, the topic of officiating insurance has come up recently. While our OSSAA membership provides some liability coverage for games we work as part of our NFHS affiliation, it’s only good for games we work that are OSSAA-sanctioned. So college work, men’s leagues/rec leagues, and youth league sports aren’t covered. It’s a good idea to consider other different options.

First, the NASO provides insurance if you register with their organization. A one-year membership is $103.00. For more information, go to the NASO website.

Second, the umpire.org site provides a liability insurance option with membership in the Amateur Baseball Umpires Association. The membership cost is $55.00 per year. However, you are covered only for amateur baseball and softball games.

Given the increasingly litigious nature of American society, particularly where sports are involved, we hope you will consider some option for insurance.

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Feb 08

OKCMOA is on Facebook!!

Did you know that the OKC Metro Officials Association has a group on Facebook? If you already are on Facebook, you can go check it out. Click the Facebook icon at the top of this page, or go here:

OKC Metro Officials

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