Football

NOCSAE develops performance standards for protective equipment used in a variety of sports. In addition to the sport-specific standards listed below, the standards found under the General link on the Standards page also apply to this equipment. Refer to the standards on the General page for the additional applicable standards. All NOCSAE standards, proposed standards, and laboratory guides are listed on this site for download in PDF format.

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CERTIFICATION OF NEW EQUIPMENT
DescriptionDownload
Standard Performance Specification for Newly Manufactured Football Helmets
(Effective April 2015)
ND002-13m13
Standard Performance Specification for Newly Manufactured Football Helmets
ND002-11m12
Standard Method of Impact Test and Performance Requirements for Newly Manufactured Football Players Gloves
(Modified September 2014)
ND019-10m14
Standard Method of Impact Test and Performance Requirements for Football Faceguards
(Modified September 2014)
ND087-12m14
Laboratory Procedural Guide for Certifying Newly Manufactured Football Helmets
ND003-96m14
Laboratory Procedural Guide for Certifying Newly Manufactured Football Players Gloves
ND020-09m14
Standard Method of Impact Test and Performance Requirements for Football Faceguards
(Effective October 31, 2015)
ND087-12m14a
Standard Test Method and Performance Specification for Newly Manufactured Football Players Gloves
(Effective December 31, 2015)
ND019-10m14a
Standard Performance Specification for Newly Manufactured Football Helmets
(Effective October 31, 2015)
ND002-13m14
Standard Performance Specification for Newly Manufactured Football Helmets
(Proposed status)
(Proposed June 2014)
ND002-14
RECERTIFICATION OF EQUIPMENT
DescriptionDownload
Standard Performance Specification for Recertified Football Helmets
ND004-11m14
Laboratory Procedural Guide for Recertifying Football Helmets
ND005-96m14