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High School 10/30/2021

David Reiss of Gibbsboro, NJ United States asks...

Where in NFHS book does it indicate placement of ball when a player on the field is cautioned. I am trying to show another referee, but can't find it inwriting. (should be spot where offense took place no matter where the ball was....

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High School 10/25/2021

Matthew Holten of Miamisburg, OH United States asks...

Player #1(red team), attempting to play a ball forward/clear it (out of her 1/2 of the field), kicks it hard causing it to hit "opposing" player #2 (green team) in the knee, who is standing just in front of her. The ball "ricochets/deflects" back be...

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High School 10/20/2021

Trent Futrell of Knoxville, TN United States asks...

Dual Ref tandem game - U14 Girls.Red team is defending on their half of the field.  Red team ends up with a handball near the center line.  Other ref blows the whistle for the hand ball.  The girls all slow down on the whistle, but then the same ref ...

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High School 6/23/2021

Mark Krawiec of Rocklin, CA USA asks...

Is this a fair challenge? It runs at normal playback speed first, then at slow mo 40%.

Ref called it DFK no caution.


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High School 6/7/2021

Derek of Cary, IL USA asks...

White player is controlling the ball at midfield. Blue player is behind, takes a couple steps and drops down, sweeps her legs around and slide tackles the ball away. One leg is in the air, about a foot above her other leg. White player falls over ...

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High School 6/3/2021

Terry A Mason of Santa Rosa, CA United States asks...

A Player is in an offside position when the ball is passed to them by a teammate. The player in the offside position is aware of being in that position and does not attempt to challenge the ball, giving advantage to the goalie. The player in the off...

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High School 5/21/2021

LD Maya of San Mateo, CA USA asks...

Must a player be cautioned for moving a corner flag? why?

My perception was players must be cautioned, after all Law 17 states "The corner flagpost must not be moved," and Law 12 shows "a player must be cautioned for unsporting behaviour, ...

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Other 5/10/2021

Jason C. of Lacrosse, WI USA asks...

Thanks guys. With regard to consulting the rulebook during a match, I have never done this, but I have had to look up obscure high school rules pre-game related to things like under garments and leg braces.

The absolute best format for IFA...

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High School 5/9/2021

Jason C. of Lacrosse, WI USA asks...

A hypothetical situation and two questions, I'd be interested in answers for both NFHS and IFAB.

90th minute of a US high school playoff game, there's a foul in the penalty area, a penalty kick, and an injury to the fouled player that res...

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High School 4/4/2021

Jason C. of Lacrosse, WI USA asks...

Question pertaining to NFHS rule 12, section 7 but I would also be interested to know the IFAB rule as well.

A shot comes in at the far edge of the penalty area. The keeper runs over and grabs the ball inside the penalty area with one han...

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