2018 Deadlines & Reminders

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Dates

  A.  Renewal applications due July 1
  B.  Online rules meeting available
August 1 - August 31
  C.  Online mechanics meeting available
August 1 - August 31
  D.  Online rules exam available August 1 - August 31
  E.  New applications due August 31
  F.  Late renewal applications due (w/ $20.00 late fee) August 31
  G.  Supervised exam (to become Certified) August 30
  H.  Jamboree must be completed September 7
  I.  Region meeting must be completed September 29
  J. Playoff application due September 30

Officials' Requirements

  New Official Registered Official
    - Online rules meeting - Annual
  - Online mechanics meeting - Annual
  - Region meeting - Annual
  - Online rules 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
  - Supervised exam to become Certified (optional)
     
  Certified Official  
    - Online rules meeting - Annual
  - Online mechanics meeting - Annual
  - Region meeting - Annual
  - Online rules exam - Annual
  - Jamboree (1 every 3 years) - must attend initial jamboree prior to being eligible to work postseason contests
  - Playoff eligibility - Online mechanics exam
 
     
  NOTE:  All officials' requirements must be completed in South Dakota to be sub-state or State Championship 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 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

 

  
 


Test Score Requirements

  A.  Officials online open-book rules test   80%
  B.  Officials supervised test   75%
  C.  Coaches online open-book rules test   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:

     john.krogstrand@sdhsaa.com

Registration/Licensing Questions:

     marsha.karst@sdhsaa.com