Resources and Collection

for Referees and Umpires

whistles image 1Whistles have a long and fascinating history that has seen them used in music, industry, law enforcement, and, of course, sports. In this collection you will learn who invented whistles and who is responsible for introducing the tool to the various sports around the world. Even with all the advancements happening in sports world today, it is still hard to find a technology that has had a deeper impact across all games than the simple whistle. Video tech may change that over time, but for now, the whistle rules!

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Officials101 A – Z List of Sports Rules
Links to all your sports rules are now on one page.

Listen here as the Coach Calls Timeout interviews the inventor of the pealess whistle, creator of the Fox40 International, Hall of Fame referee, and Canadian entrepreneur, Ron Foxcroft. Foxcroft is a great teacher and storyteller, and always entertaining. Enjoy!

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Acme Whistles
American Whistle Corp
Fox40 International
Mikasa Whistles

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Acme Brass WhistlesMost sports officials use a whistle to make the big call. Not all of them of course, baseball umpires and cricket umpires are two examples of sports officials that do not use whistles, however, a large number of referees and umpires do. This collection contains links from whistle manufacturers, collectors and users. Learn How To Blow a Whistle and How To Clean a Whistle. Learn some history and have some fun.

There are over 100 pages of referees and umpires across the website, highlighting dozens of sports. The site was created using over 10,000 Twitter posts and retweets. Plus, we added hundreds of links, videos and podcasts from around the world. Providing easy access to education, entertainment and important information to sports officials of all stripes. Thanks for visiting today. We hope to see you again! Have an excellent day!

You asked for it, you got it!
Officials101 A – Z List of Sports Rules
Links to all your sports rules are now on one page.

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