The NHVOA is recognized by the New Hampshire Interscholastic Athletic Association (NHIAA) as the officials' organization used for high school volleyball matches in New Hampshire. All New Hampshire High Schools use the National Federation of State High Schools Association (NFHS) Volleyball Rules in their contests. The NHVOA strives to provide qualified volleyball officials for the betterment of the game.
Important Information about the 2019-2020 season
2019-2020 Rules Interpretation Dates Set
Volleyball Test--Due August 25, 2019
All patched officials and second-year apprentices are required to take the online test each year. This year's test is in two parts.
Sunday, August 4 at NHTI (Sweeney Lecture Hall: 122)
Executive Committee Meeting 7:00 am
Rules Interpretation 9:00 am
Business Meeting to begin 10 minutes after Rules Interpretation
Business Meeting Agenda 2019
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Sunday, August 18 at NHTI (Sweeney Lecture Hall: 122)
Rules Interpretation/Clinic 6:00 pm
Who Must Attend the Rules Interpretation?
All patched officials and second and third year apprentices are required to attend one rules interpretation per year.
2019-2020 Mid-Season Clinic Date Set
Sunday, September 15 at NHTI (Sweeney Lecture Hall: 122)
Mid-Season Clinic: 9:00 a.m.
Attendance to the Mid-Season Clinic is voluntary and a great way to connect with other officials to review rules, mechanics, and other in-season officiating issues.
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2020-2021 NHVOA Dues
All patched and apprenticed officials are required to pay NHVOA and NHIAA dues. The NHVOA Dues are due by November 1. NHIAA enrollment dues are paid in April.
In August 2017 the membership voted to make dues the cost of one sub-varsity match, which this year is $68, $58 if you take the Ball Handling Course. Dues for the 2020-2021 season are due on November 1, 2019. Annual dues must be mailed to Donna Martineau, Secretary/Treasurer.
There will be a $25.00 late fee if a member fails to pay by November 1. Dues fees must by paid by January 1.
PLEASE MAKE CHECKS PAYABLE TO NHVOA FOR $68, $58 if you took the Ball Handling Course.
Dues should be sent to:
23 Crosswind Ln.
Rochester, NH 03867
Email Donna at firstname.lastname@example.org if you are not sure you have paid your dues.
Become an NHVOA official
Interested in becoming a Volleyball Official? The 2019-2020 NHVOA Apprentice Program begins in late August 2019, but we're accepting applications now! Go to our Apprentice Page for more information!
Transfers from another NFHS or other Volleyball Organization should go to the Transfer Page
2019-2020 NHIAA Registration
All officials must be registered with the NHIAA in order to officiate high school varsity, junior varsity and freshmen matches. The cost for registration is $65.00 per year regardless of the number of sports you officiate. To register login into Arbiter Sports and select NHIAA Central Hub from your “switch views menu” at the top right. Select ALL sports you plan to officiate during your initial registration.
As an enrolled official with NHIAA, you will have the ArbiterConnected service at no additional cost. Information about this service is posted on the NHIAA Arbiter home page.
Download Directions to Enroll with NHIAA