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News

June 24, 2020
NOCSAE Standards Committee to Meet July 24, 2020

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (June 2020) ― The NOCSAE Standards committee will meet virtually on July 24, 2020 to discuss research findings from the NOCSAE Scientific Advisory Committee, as well as review modifications to standards and consider a proposed revision. Here is a link to the agenda for the meeting. The committee will consider this revision to […]

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May 6, 2020
NOCSAE’s Summer Standards Committee Meeting to Be Held Virtually; Grant Program to Be Delayed

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (May 2020) ― In light of the concerns regarding coronavirus (COVID-19), NOCSAE’s Summer Standards Committee Meeting will be held virtually on or about July 24, 2020, but the specific date and time has not yet been confirmed. Interested parties will be able to revisit www.nocsae.org later this summer to register and gain further […]

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March 4, 2020
NOCSAE Winter Standards Meeting Update: NOCSAE Begins Formal Process to Develop a Youth Football Helmet Performance Standard

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (March 10, 2020) ― The National Operating Committee on Standards for Athletic Equipment (NOCSAE) held its winter public meeting in Phoenix on January 31. The Standards Committee took steps to advance and update athletic equipment safety standards for a range of sports, including a key vote to formally begin the development process […]

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Mission

NOCSAE is an independent and nonprofit standards development body with the sole mission to enhance athletic safety through scientific research and the creation of performance standards for athletic equipment.

NOCSAE Board Updates

In Memoriam

John Miller, M.D., a long-standing board member and past president of NOCSAE, died on June 27, 2018. Miller, a former director of the Indiana University Student Health Service who also worked for Indiana University as a physician, director of sports medicine, and professor of kinesiology, attended NOCSAE meetings as a representative for the American College […]

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Upcoming Meetings

Summer Standards Committee Meeting
Virtual Meeting
July 24, 2020
Winter Standards Committee Meeting
Phoenix, AZ
January 29, 2021