Officials Welcome Page


This year will have a new Rule Book, good for two seasons (2013-2015).  There are several new rules as well as a revised score sheet.  Please ensure you complete your training before your first tournament so you are up-to-date with the changes.

Two North Country Region officials recognized with top honors at the Opens Championship in Louisville, KY this past summer.  Ed Richardson received the silver whistle award and Christina Fiebich the silver pen.  These performance-based awards are given to the top new National referee and National scorer (respectively) during their first attendance at the Open Championships.  If you haven’t already, please congratulate them.  This is a great accomplishment!

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On-line training, utilizing USA Volleyball Academy, will provide the base training for this season.  It will be a goal to augment this initial training with feedback while officials are working at events, both at the Jr coaches/players level and at the Adult certified official’s level.

Calendar of Upcoming Events

Tournaments and Power Leagues will start-up in January.  Get registered and certified early so you can officiate at these events.  See the “Get Hired” page for more information.

NCR Presidents’ Day Tournament will need 160+ officials on Sunday, Feb. 16th.  Contact Brad to sign-up!
A smaller number of officials will be need on Saturday (2/15) and again Sunday morning for pool play in the Gold divisions.  Express your interest now by emailing Brad.

The NCR Bid Qualifier Tournament will take place on March 29th and 30th.  With the Girls Jr National Championships taken place in Minneapolis this summer, a large turn-out is expected.  Contact Brad to get signed-up to work at this event now.  In addition to referee opportunities, Scorer’s will also be hired and those interested in Line Judging are also welcome.
For those interested in advancing their current rating, please email Brad.  The Region would like to see everyone be successful when going for their certification and will work to assist you with your preparation

Questions? Contact: Brad by email: or by phone: 952-831-9150/800-657-6967 x 5