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Sportsmanship is probably the clearest and most popular expression of morals. Sportsmanship is a thing of the spirit. It is timeless and endless, and we should strive to make it universal to all races, creeds, and walks of life.
 
The National Federation of State High School Associations serves its members, related professional organizations and students by providing leadership for the administration of education-based interscholastic activities, which support academic achievement, good citizenship and equitable opportunities.

2022-2023 Chapter Officers

President & Assistant Rules Interpreter WILLIAM ZUPICH
Vice President CHRISTOPHER SHERKEL
Secretary/Treasurer ANDREW SORBERO
Rules Interpreter DAVID WRIGHT

Special THANKS to Marvin Martell for his dedication as a PIAA official for the past 35 years as well as serving as our chapter president for many years.

CONGRATS Marv - JOB WELL DONE!!!

 

Officials Code of Ethics

Officials at an interscholastic athletic event are participants in the educational development of high school students. As such, they must exercise a high level of self-discipline, independence and responsibility. The purpose of the Code is to establish guidelines for ethical standards of conduct for all interscholastic officials
Officials shall master both the rules of the game and the mechanics necessary to enforce the rules, and shall exercise authority in an impartial, firm and controlled manner.
Officials shall work with each other and their state associations in a constructive and cooperative manner.
Officials shall uphold the honor and dignity of the profession in all interaction with student-athletes, coaches, athletic directors, school administrators, colleagues, and the public
Officials shall prepare themselves both physically and mentally, shall dress neatly and appropriately, and shall comport themselves in a manner consistent with the high standards of the profession.
Officials shall be punctual and professional in the fulfillment of all contractual obligations
Officials shall remain mindful that their conduct influences the respect that student-athletes, coaches and the public hold for the profession.
Officials shall, while enforcing the rules of play, remain aware of the inherent risk of injury that competition poses to student-athletes. Where appropriate, they shall inform event management of conditions of situations that appear unreasonably hazardous.
Officials shall take reasonable steps to educate themselves in the recognition of emergency conditions that might arise during the course of competition.