Cross Country Deadlines & Reminders


  • Renewal applications due
  • Online rules meeting available
  • Online rules exam available
  • Late renewal applications due (w/ $20.00 late fee)
  • New applications due
  • July 1
  • August 1 – August 31
  • August 1 – August 31
  • September 30
  • September 30

Official Requirements

New Official
  • Online rules meeting – annual
  • Online rules exam – annual
Registered Official
  • Online rules meeting – annual
  • Online rules exam – annual
NOTE: All requirements must be completed in South Dakota to be postseason eligible.


Maximum penalty is $50.00 per sport each year. All penalties result in being placed on probation and not eligible to work postseason contests.
  • Not viewing online rules meeting
  • Not submitting or passing online rules exam
  • Missing same requirement two consecutive years
  • Missing same requirement three consecutive years
  • $25.00
  • $25.00
  • Additional $25.00 or sit out one year
  • Suspended for one year

Exam Score Requirements

  • Online rules exam
  • 80% (two attempts per year)

Change of Contact Information

If your contact information changes, you must update your information on Bound within the SDHSAA website to ensure you receive future mailings and emails from the SDHSAA.

Rules Questions

Contact Randy Soma

Registration/Licensing Questions

Contact Marsha Karst