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2014-15 Officials Registration

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NEW to MHSAA Officiating?

officials It's easy to become an MHSAA Registered Official. The following steps will have you in the middle of the action in no time!

*Note: if you are under the age of 18, please visit the Legacy Student Officials Program page.  If you live outside of Michigan and wish to work games in our state, please consult the Reciprocal Official Information.  Both Legacy and Reciprocal officials must register by mail.

1. Register online by clicking the "Register Now" button above. You will be given detailed registration instructions and can complete your registration in a matter of minutes.

2. New Officials (or those not registered the previous school year) must take an Officials Guidebook Exam and complete a Mechanics Exam if registering for football and/or basketball.  The Exams are open-book, and may be taken online, along with viewing the online Football Mechanics Manual and the Basketball Mechanics Manual, once you begin registration. These exams may be accessed by logging in to My MHSAA Officials Services using the Login area found in the upper right corner on any page of the MHSAA Website.  Once your registration requirements have been completed, you will receive your Officials ID Number and Sports Rules Books from the MHSAA.

3. The next step is to be in contact with local approved association leaders in your area. Let them know that you are registered and looking for training/contests to work. They will be happy to hear from you! These contact persons for Local Approved Associations and Registered Assignors in your area can be found by going to the officials tab and following the links in the left-hand navigation menu.

4. Only one more step is needed to work. You've got to get in gear with the proper attire and equipment. Here's a link to get you started.

5. Suggestion - Consider subscribing to local and national publications such as Referee magazine. Consider joining NASO, the National Association of Sports Officials. Membership offers tremendous resources for sports officiating information, training and education.

Is Your Email On File?

If you have an email address on file with the MHSAA, but don't know your password, use this Retrieve Password form.

If you are a returning official but you do not have an email address on file, please contact Laura Roberts at the MHSAA by email or by telephone.

Once your information is processed by our staff, you will have the ability to renew or amend your registration, update your contact information, view your ratings, watch a Rules Meeting video, search the Officials Directory, and perform other functions in a password-protected environment.

Officials Video Training

The MHSAA is pleased to announce its new Officials Video Training Page! We are excited to offer this new medium as an expansion of our many seminars, camps and clinics to offer the most pertinent and valuable resources an official can have: case plays from actual game situations.

While the library is limited at this time, we wanted to call your attention to this exciting new endeavor. Refer to this page frequently (from "Officials Video Training" on the nav bar at left) as the library grows to include more sports, and more clips within each sport. In time, it is our goal to allow you -- officials, assignors and approved associations -- to submit videos. Stay tuned for further news on the development of this page!

"Be The Referee" is a series of one-minute messages designed to help educate people on the rules of different sports, to help them better understand the art of officiating, and to recruit officials. Click above for current and archived editions.

Registered MHSAA Officials

Already Registered and looking for ratings, tests, online directory, and other resources? Login at upper right at any time.

Rules Meetings

Officials looking to complete their annual rules meeting attendance requirement should check our Rules Meeting page, for information about in-person meetings and online fulfillment options.

2014 Fall Sport Exams

Following are Fall 2014 Exams and Answers for Review. The deadline for receiving credit for the exam has passed.

Following are Winter 2015 Exams for tournament consideration

2014-15 Rules Changes/Interps

For Rules Changes, Interpretations & MHSAA Adoptions for the 2014-15 Sports Seasons, please see each individual Sport Home Page.