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REQUIREMENTS FOR NEW OFFICIALS

1.  First year officials are required to complete a training program in one of the following:

bulletCollege Course (taught by a WVSSAC Registered Official)
bulletAdult Education Program
bulletIn-Board Training Program
bulletCombination of any of these Programs

2.  A training program can take place anytime during they year, but preference should be given to time immediately preceding and during the season.

3.  Instructor may obtain or purchase training materials from WVSSAC (i.e. rule books, films, etc.)

4.  The SO-ASK program should be used for training officials.

5.  PROCEDURES FOR NEW OFFICIALS:

bulletNew officials shall register with the WVSSAC office immediately upon enrolling in a training class.  Such registration shall be for the first year only and will not be renewable unless the new official successfully completes the training class.
bulletUpon completion of the training class, the local secretary will submit Form 0-8 to the WVSSAC office to verify that the first year official has completed the training class and joined the local board.  Unless this form is received, no new official will be allowed to register for the second year.
bulletFirst year officials will be given credit for one year's experience during the year in which they are enrolled in the training class provided that they successfully complete such class.
bulletNew officials who are registering for the first time in any sport must submit, with their registration, the completed Physical Education Form before actively officiating.

 

GENERAL INFORMATION

A.  Local Board

All officials who register with the West Virginia Secondary Schools Activities Commission shall be required to join a local board of their choice.  If there is no board for a particular sport, registration in those sports shall be handled individually through the West Virginia Secondary Schools Activities Commission office.  No official will officiate until registration is complete. 

B.  Age

Applicant must be 18 years of age or older  

C.  Character

Applicant shall be of good moral character and shall not have been previously convicted of a felony or crime of moral turpitude.

D.  Date of Registration with WVSSAC Office

Registration shall be postmarked for all sports on or before June 15.  

E.  WVSSAC Fees for Registration (1998-99)

With each registration, the WVSSAC will pay the $8.00 NFIOA fee  

F.  Late Fee

There shall be a $25.00 late registration fee (in addition to the regular fee), and this late fee must be submitted as follows:

bulletThe late fee, regular fee and registration card must be submitted to the WVSSAC
bulletLate registration must take place before the WVSSAC sponsored make-up clinic
bulletInactive fee is $10.00 for any sport

G.  Physical Examination

First year officials are required to submit a completed physical examination upon application for membership.  Registration will not be accepted until physical examination is completed.   Physical examinations are required in all sports except track and swimming.

 

FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT ROBERTA NEWTON AT THE WVSSAC (304) 485-5494, 

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