In 2018, two ground-breaking NOCSAE performance standards will go into effect:
- NOCSAE’s revised football helmet performance standard is the first standard to limit rotational forces involved in many concussions. Manufacturers will be required to meet the revised standard in November 2018. Learn more here.
- The world’s first chest protector performance standard for commotio cordis for baseball and lacrosse. Learn more here.
Certification to NOCSAE Standards and Add-On Helmet Products
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (May 8, 2018) – The National Operating Committee on Standards for Athletic Equipment (NOCSAE) has released the following statement regarding equipment certified to NOCSAE standards and add-on helmet products. Products designed to be added to previously certified helmets for baseball, softball, football, lacrosse and other sports are being marketed and sold to […]Read More
NOCSAE Issues Warning About Counterfeit Lacrosse Balls
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (March 5, 2018) – The National Operating Committee on Standards for Athletic Equipment, NOCSAE is warning lacrosse players, coaches and teams to use caution when purchasing lacrosse balls online. NOCSAE is taking aggressive steps to stop the sale of counterfeit lacrosse balls by multiple illegitimate vendors, primarily on the Internet. In recent […]Read More
NOCSAE Winter Standards Meeting Highlights Research Initiatives to Inform a Youth Specific Helmet Standard and A Warning About Counterfeit Lacrosse Balls
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (February 15, 2018) – The National Operating Committee on Standards for Athletic Equipment (NOCSAE) met in San Antonio on February 2Read More
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.