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Officiating Requirements


An example of what might be required:  New requirments coming soon...

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1) Register as a Great Plains/USAV member


2) Pass a USA Volleyball background screening


3) Complete a clinic

1) Either the in-person one that was held TBD

2) Complete all of the modules listed in your certification type in the online training system. 


4) Register for the appropriate certification level online clinic. 

1) Great Plains Provisional Referee - Yrs 1 & 2 (new officials)

2) Great Plains Provisional Referee - 3 + Years (if you are in your 3rd year or more as a Provisional)

3) Great Plains Regional Referee - (if you have been officially given a Regional Certification)


5) Complete the referee test – Form A for Regional level referees and Form C for all Provisional referees.  The test will be one of the modules within the clinic you register for.  When you have completed the referee test, send an email to Bill Stanley, so he can note the completion in your record.


6) Complete the ‘C’ scoring test TBD or as one of the online modules.


7) Complete 2 scoresheets TBD.  The second scoresheet must be completed and turned in by TBD.  Scoresheets are to be sent to the Great Plains office (7515 Main St, Ralston, 68127).  They may be scanned and emailed to or faxed to 402-593-9760.


8) Complete the required number of observations/ratings.  Referees are not paid for the observation/rating matches.

1) No referees will be paid for matches until their requirements are complete.

2) Your certification will not show as current until you have completed all of the requirements.

3) After TBD you will not be assigned to matches until all certification requirements have been met. After that date, if you have completed the registration, clinic, and exam requirements, you may notify the Great Plains office if you want to be assigned to a tournament specifically to complete any remaining observations or scoresheets.

All certification requirements must be completed by TBD.


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