Officials & Judges - Rules Clinics
Rules Clinics by Sport
Rules clinics attendance/completion is mandatory each year for all football, volleyball, soccer, tennis, cross country, softball, swimming, hockey, gymnastics, basketball, wrestling, baseball, track & field officials and head coaches. Officials and coaches may also fulfill attendance requirements by attending any official rules clinic conducted by any of the state associations and having their attendance card sent to the NDHSAA office for credit.
There are no make-up rules clinics. A coach/official must attend/complete one of the clinics or camps/workshops per sport listed in this schedule. A school must pay $50 for non-attendance or non-completion for a coach at one of these clinics. Each subsequent non-attendance/completion violation by a school in one year would result in a $100 fee for each subsequent offense.
NOTE: Official’s renewal are due by July 1 without penalty. Renewals after July 1 will be accepted until the date of the last clinic in each sport, however a penalty will apply. New officials registrations are due the date of the last clinic for each sport. On-site meetings are held at 7:00 p.m. local time unless otherwise noted.
2012-13 NDHSAA Sports Rules Clinics Dates and Sites are as follows:
(check NDHSAA website for confirmation closer to clinic date)
NOTE: LOCAL registration available in football, volleyball and basketball. Contact your local Athletic Director for information concerning LOCAL officials.
|Soccer: Online Only||August 6-27, 2012|
|Swimming & Diving: Online Only||August 6-27, 2012|
|Cross Country - Online Only||August 6-27, 2012|
|Football- Online Only||August 6-27, 2012|
|Tennis - Online Only||August 6-27, 2012|
|Volleyball- Online Only||August 6-27, 2012|
|Gymnastics- Online Only||November 5-26, 2012|
|Hockey- Online Only||November 5-26, 2012|
|Wrestling - Online Only||November 5-26, 2012|
|Basketball - Online Only||November 5-26, 2012|
|Track & Field- Online Only||February 18-March 11, 2013|
|Baseball- Online Only||March 11 – April 1, 2013|
|Softball- Online Only||March 11 – April 1, 2013|
|Golf - Online Only||March 11 – April 1, 2013|
Fine Arts Rules Clinics
Beginning in 2010/11, fine arts rules clinics will be offered online. Online clinic completion is mandatory for head play director, head speech coach, head debate coach, head student congress coach, head vocal, strings, and instrumental music directors (if there is more than 1 position) from each high school music department.
Beginning in 2011/12 all fine arts judges need to complete an online rules clinic in their area in order to be placed on the certified judges list.
Click HERE for 2011/12 Judge Certification information
There are no make-up rules clinics. A fine arts activity advisor must attend/complete one of the clinics per activity listed in this schedule. Penalty for failure to fulfill a mandatory clinic requirement shall result in a $50 fine to the school for the first offense and a $100 fine for each subsequent offense during same school year. Fines must be paid prior to being permitted to participate in NDHSAA post season activities to which the fine applies.
Play - Online
September 10 - October 1, 2012
Student Congress - Online
September 10 - October 3, 2012
Music - Online
November 5-26, 2012
Debate - Online
November 5-26, 2012
Speech - Online
November 5-26, 2012
To complete the online rules clinic:
• Log in to MVP
• Click on My Profile on the bottom left side of the page
• Click on the Officials Registration tab that appears on the grey menu bar
• Click on the blue Baseball Rules Clinic link that appears above the rules clinic schedule
• You must complete the rules clinic including all quizzes to gain credit for the clinic
• After each quiz, you must click the SUBMIT button and the FINISH button before continuing
• Upon completion of the rules clinic for officials, credit will be automatically be given within their MVP account. You will see verification of your completion on the screen.
• Verification lists will be posted on Mondays during clinic windows on each main sport/activity page. Coaches & officials are responsible for verifying their completion within the clinic window.