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Welcome

WELCOME TO THE IGHSAU CENTRAL HUB OFFICIALS’ REGISTRATION

LEVELS OF OFFICIATING

NON-VARSITY (JH – JV)– Complete IGHSAU official’s registration process, including payment of the registration fee and view online rules meeting.

VARSITY– Complete IGHSAU official’s registration process, including payment of the registration fee, and view rules meeting and successfully pass annual online exam.

TOURNAMENT ELIGIBLE– Complete IGHSAU official’s registration process, including payment of the registration fee, and view rules meeting and successfully pass exam and attend IGHSAU clinic once every 3 years to be eligible to officiate regional/state tournament Basketball, Volleyball, or Softball.

REGISTRATION FEES

IOWA OFFICIALS- $45 for one sport.  Each additional sport is $12.

HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS- $20 per sport.  Each additional sport is $12.

OUT-OF-STATE OFFICIALS- $20 reciprocity.  Each additional sport is $12.

Out-of-State Officials who are not currently registered in your home state, please contact the IGHSAU state office to make arrangements to receive rulebooks, etc. and register as Iowa Official.

REGISTRATION DATES FOR 2018-19 SCHOOL YEAR

*The $10 late fee does not apply to out-of-state officials,
 high school student officials or new officials.

Officials are urged to complete the IGHSAU official’s registration process, including payment of the registration fee, by the due date to ensure receipt of materials for each sport as scheduled.

SPORT

REGISTRATION OPEN

LATE FEE BEGINS*

Volleyball

June 1, 2018

July 16, 2018

Swimming & Diving

June 1, 2018

July 16, 2018

Basketball

June 1, 2018

Sept. 16, 2018

Soccer

June 1, 2018

Jan. 16, 2019

Track & Field

June 1, 2018

Jan. 16, 2019

Softball

June 1, 2018

March 16, 2019

METHOD OF PAYMENT

Method of payment can be VISA, MasterCard, or Discover.

REQUIREMENTS AND RANKING SYSTEM

1. RULES MEETINGS - ALL OFFICIALSmust attend or view an online IGHSAU rules meeting EVERY YEAR in each sport in which you are registered.  Your ArbiterSports user name and password is required to view the online meetings on the IGHSAU Central Hub. You will receive an email confirmation upon completion of the online rules meeting.  Rules meetings are also offered as part of IGHSAU-sponsored softball and volleyball officials’ clinics.  An official who does not complete a rules meeting will not be allowed to officiate during that respective sport season.

2. EXAM – VARSITY AND TOURNAMENT ELIGIBLE OFFICIALS must pass the online IGHSAU examination EVERY YEAR in each sport in which you are registered.  The exams will be available on the IGHSAU Central Hub.  A passing score of 75% or higher is required.  You will be given 3 opportunities each season to achieve this passing score.  An official who does not successfully complete the exam will not be allowed to officiate at the varsity level during that respective sport season.

3. CLINICS - All basketball, softball, and volleyball officials who desire to be tournament eligible must attend a clinic within a 3-year period.  Officials may register for softball and volleyball clinics on the IGHSAU Central Hub.  The fall basketball clinics are joint IGHSAU/IHSAA clinics and do not require pre-registration.

*There is not currently a clinic requirement in the sports of Soccer, Swimming & Diving, and Track & Field.  All “Varsity” officials are eligible for tournament assignment.

4. REGIONAL/STATE TOURNAMENT ASSIGNMENTS – Officials (INCLUDING OUT OF STATE OFFICIALS) who wish to be considered for regional and state tournament assignments must do the following for each sport in which they wish to be considered each year:

1.      View Rules Meeting on the IGHSAU Central Hub or attend an IGHSAU-sponsored clinic that includes a rules meeting

2.      Pass exam on the IGHSAU Central Hub with a score of 75% or greater

3.      Indicate the number of varsity games worked, regular officiating partners (if applicable), and schools you shouldn’t work in the post-season tournament in your Custom Fields in your IGHSAU Official account on Arbiter

4.      Submit regular season officiating schedule and manage Blocks calendar on IGHSAU Official account on Arbiter

5.      For BASKETBALL, SOFTBALL, & VOLLEYBALL, attend an IGHSAU-sponsored clinic once every three years

IHSAA

Please contact the Iowa High School Athletic Association (IHSAA) to register for baseball, football, boys' basketball, boys' track, boys' swimming, boys' soccer, and wrestling.

AFFILIATE REGISTRATION IN OTHER STATES

Reciprocity Agreement -Officials registered (and living) in Iowa wishing to work in Nebraska, Minnesota, Wisconsin, South Dakota, Missouri or Illinois are to contact that State's Association office.  Special rates are set because of the reciprocal agreement involving Iowa. Officials are required to send a photocopy of their 2017-18 IGHSAU Officials Registration page when applying to one of these states. You can PRINT A COPY of your completed registrations on the Central Hub by clicking the REGISTRATION tab and printing that page, which displays your completed registrations. Below are the addresses of reciprocating associations.

ILLINOIS HIGH SCHOOL ASSOCIATION

You must fully register in Illinois

MINNESOTA STATE HIGH SCHOOL LEAGUE

2100 Freeway Blvd.

Booklyn Center, MN  55430-1735

PH:  763-560-2262

MISSOURI STATE HIGH SCHOOL ACTIVITIES ASSOCIATION

You must fully register in Missouri

NEBRASKA SCHOOL ACTIVITIES ASSOCIATION

500 Charleston

PO Box 85448

Lincoln NE  68501-5448

PH:  402-489-0386

SOUTH DAKOTA HIGH SCHOOL ACTIVITIES ASSOCIATION

204 North Euclid

PO Box 1217

Pierre SD  57501-1217

PH:  605-224-9261

WISCONSIN INTERSCHOLASTIC ATHLETIC ASSOCATION

41 Park Ridge Drive

PO Box 267

Stevens Point WI  54481-0267

PH:  715-344-8580

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