2020-21 Deadlines & Reminders

gymnastics

Dates

  A.  Renewal applications due August 1
  B.  Online rules meeting available November 9 - December 9
  C.  Online rules exam available November 9 - December 9
  D.  Supervised exam (to become Certified) December 2
  E.  Late renewal applications due (w/ $20.00 late fee) December 9
  F.  Mini-Clinic/Region meeting must be completed** January 6
  G.  New applications due February 1
  ** - At least two (2) judges must be present to receive credit for region meetings or intersquad meets.

Judges' Requirements

  New Judge Registered Judge
    - Online rules meeting - Annual
  - Online rules exam - Annual
  - Judges' Clinic - Annual**
  - Intersquad meet/jamboree - Annual
  - Mini-clinic/region meeting - Annual
  - Practice judge at two (2) meets/practice sessions
  - Online rules meeting - Annual
  - Online rules exam - Annual
  - Judges' Clinic - Annual**
  - Intersquad meet/jamboree - Annual
  - Mini-clinic/region meeting - Annual
  ** - Judges may "opt-out” from the annual judge’s clinic once every five (5) years.  The judge will not be penalized for missing the requirement (not placed on probation or fined) that year.
   
  NOTE:  All judges' requirements must be completed in South Dakota to be sub-state or State Meet eligible.

Supervised Exam

To move from “registered” classification to “certified” classification, an official must take and pass the supervised closed-book exam (75%) and practice judge at two (2) meets/practice sessions.  There is not a time deadline as to when this transition must be made.  An official may stay in the “registered” classification indefinitely.  "Registered" officials are restricted to working only regular season contests.


Penalties - Judges

  Maximum penalty is $50.00 per sport each year  
  A.  Not viewing online rules meeting $25.00
  B.  Not submitting or passing online rules exam $25.00
  C.  Not attending judges clinic (after one-time opt-out every 5 years) $25.00
  D.  Not attending intersquad meet/jamboree $25.00
  E.  Not attending mini-clinic/region meeting $25.00
  F.  No practice judging Cannot become "Certified"
  G.  Missing same requirement two (2) consecutive years Additional $25.00 or sit out one (1) year
  H.  Missing same requirement three (3) consecutive years Suspended for one (1) year
  NOTE:  All penalties listed above result in being placed on probation and not eligible to work sub-state or state events.

Penalties - Coaches 

  A.  Not viewing online rules meeting   $50.00
  B.  Not submitting or passing online rules exam   $50.00
  C.  Both rules meeting and exam penalty   $75.00

 

  
 


Exam Score Requirements

  A.  Officials online rules exam   80%
  B.  Officials supervised exam   75%
  C.  Coaches online rules exam   80%

 

  
 


Change of Contact Information

If your contact information changes, you must update your information in the Official Zone of the SDHSAA website to ensure you receive future mailings and emails from the SDHSAA.

Rules Questions:

     jo.auch@sdhsaa.com

Registration/Licensing Questions:

     marsha.karst@sdhsaa.com