Football Officials


FOOTBALL - Click links below for more information on each subject.

• Renewals are due before July 1st. Renewals July 1st and after will result in an additional $20.00 fee.  Deadline for registrations and renewals are the last clinic date for each sport.  No registrations will be accepted after the last clinic date in each sport.

• All officials must have MVP accounts with current email addresses. Communication will be done through email to the address you have used for your MVP account.

• Officials are not registered until fees have been received and processed by NDHSAA.

• Officials are not eligible to officiate until all fees are received and processed by NDHSAA.

• Any NONREGISTERED official who officiates an NDHSAA contest may be declared ineligible.

• Any official who uses tobacco at the site of the contest or consumes alcohol the day of and prior to a contest shall be suspended.

• Any out-of-state official, who officiates a contest in North Dakota and does not have reciprocity, may be declared ineligible.

• Non-completion of all requirements will result in a drop of a level of certification in that sport.  Non-completion of all requirements two years in a row will result in a year of ineligibility in that sport.

CLICK HERE to log in to NDHSAA or set up an NDHSAA account 

CLINIC: ALL officials must complete the NDHSAA online rules clinic each year.

Completion of the online rules clinic within the clinic window is mandatory of head coaches and all officials. Officials and coaches may 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.

NOTE: There are no make-up rules clinics! A school must pay $50 for non-completion of a rules clinic for head coach.  Fines must be paid before teams may compete in post season play.

To take clinic:  Log in to NDHSAA - Click Clinics - Click on the green button for appropriate Rules Clinic  
    Clinic window: August 5 - 26, 2013

WORKSHOP: ALL officials must attend one officials’ workshop each year. Each site may conduct a “Make-Up” workshop by arrangement with the supervisor. Officials must pay a $20 fee to the supervisor to attend.  CLICK HERE for Workshop Schedule.

EXAM:  ALL officials must take the online exam each year. Grading will be Pass/Fail. You must obtain 75% to pass.

The testing window is: September 3-9, 2013

CLICK HERE to access online testing

 

Updated 10/02/2013