2018-19 Deadlines & Reminders

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Dates

  A.  Renewal applications due
July 1
  B.  Online rules meeting available
November 1 - November 30
  C.  Online mechanics meeting available
November 1 - November 30
  D.  Online rules exam available November 1 - November 30
  E.  Online mechanics exam available (odd number years ONLY) November 1 - November 30
  F.  New applications due November 30

G.  Late renewal applications due (w/ $20.00 late fee) November 30
  H.  Supervised exam (to become Certified)
November 28
  I.  Region meeting must be completed January 15

Officials' Requirements

  New Official Registered Official
    - Online Rules Meeting - Annual
  - Online Mechanics Meeting - Annual
  - Region Meeting - Annual
  - Online Rules Exam - Annual
  - Online Mechanics Exam - Annual
  - Jamboree (1 in 1st 2 years, then 1 in next 3 years)
  - Online Rules Meeting - Annual
  - Online Mechanics Meeting - Annual
  - Region Meeting - Annual
  - Online Rules Exam - Annual
  - Online Mechanics Exam - Annual
  - Jamboree - 1 every 5 years (after attending 1 in 1st 2 years, then 1 in next 3 years)
  - Supervised Exam to become Certified (optional)
     
  Certified Official  
    - Online Rules Meeting - Annual
  - Online Mechanics Meeting - Annual
  - Two (2) Region Meetings - Annual
  - Online Rules Exam - Annual
  - Online Mechanics Exam - Annual
  - Jamboree - 1 every 3 years (after attending 1 in 1st years and 1 in next 3 years) - must attend initial jamboree prior to being eligible to work postseason contests
Officials must attend initial jamboree prior to working any sub-state or State events.
     
  NOTE:  All officials' requirements must be completed in South Dakota to be sub-state or State Tournament eligible.

Supervised Exam

To move from “registered” classification to “certified” classification, an official must take and pass the supervised closed-book exam.  You must score at least a 75% to pass the exam.  There is not a time deadline as to when this transition must be made.  An official may stay in the “registered” classification indefinitely.


Penalties - Officials

  Maximum penalty is $50.00 per sport each year
 
  A.  Not viewing online rules meeting $25.00
  B.  Not viewing online mechanics meeting $25.00
  C.  Not submitting or passing online rules exam
$25.00
  D.  Not submitting or passing online mechanics exam
$25.00
  D.  Not attending region meeting $25.00
  E.  Not attending jamboree (1 every 3 years) $25.00
  F.  Missing same requirement two (2) consecutive years Additional $25.00 or sit out for one (1) year
  G.  Missing same requirement three (3) consecutive years Suspended for one (1) year

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 online mechanics exam
  80%
  C.  Officials supervised exam
  75%
  D.  Coaches online rules exam
  80%

 

  

 


Change of Contact Information

You must notify the SDHSAA of any change of address, email address, phone numbers, etc.  If a new address is not submitted, the post office will charge to forward any mailings and you will not receive email notices from the SDHSAA.

Rules Questions:

     jo.auch@sdhsaa.com

Registration/Licensing Questions:

     marsha.karst@sdhsaa.com