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.

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.

To complete a clinic, log in to NDHSAA, click the Clinic button on the left side of the page and click the green View Clinic button beside the clinic you would like to complete.

2014-15 NDHSAA Sports Rules Clinics Dates and Sites are as follows:

NOTE: LOCAL registration available in football, volleyball and basketball. Contact your local Athletic Director for information concerning LOCAL officials.

Soccer: Online Only August 4-25, 2014
Swimming & Diving: Online Only August 4-25, 2014
Cross Country - Online Only August 4-25, 2014
Football- Online Only August 4-25, 2014
 Spring Golf - Online Only August 4-25, 2014
Tennis - Online Only August 4-25, 2014
Volleyball- Online Only August 4-25, 2014
Gymnastics- Online Only November 3-24, 2014
Hockey- Online Only November 3-24, 2014
Wrestling  - Online Only November 3-24, 2014
Basketball - Online Only November 3-24, 2014
Track  & Field- Online Only February 16 - March 9, 2015
Baseball- Online Only March 9 – 30, 2015
Softball- Online Only March 9 – 30, 2015
Spring Golf - Online Only March 9 – 30, 2015

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 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. Fines must be paid prior to being permitted to participate in NDHSAA post season activities to which the fine applies.

Play - Online
  September 8 - 29, 2014
Student Congress - Online
  September 8 - 29, 2014
Music - Online
  September 8 - 29, 2014
Debate - Online
  November 3 - 24, 2014
Speech - Online
  November 3 - 24, 2014

Updated 06/03/2014