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.
2023-2024 Rules Interpretation
Sunday, August 6, 2023
NHTI, Sweeney Hall
Rules Interpretation 9:00 am
Business Meeting following Rules Interpretation
2023-24 Rules Interpretation PowerPoint
2023-24 Business Meeting Agenda
Sunday, August 20, 2023
NHTI, Sweeney Hall
Rules Interpretation 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.
2023-2024 Volleyball Test
Due August 25, 2023
All patched officials and second and third-year apprentices are required to take the online test each year. The 50-question online test is available online through the DragonFly. Officials have two attempts to earn a minimum score of 80%. Click here to login to Dragonfly. Click on complete NHIAA Registration to view the test. Click here for Rules and other resources for the online test.
Mid to Late September
In-Season Clinic, NHTI Gym
The In-Season Clinic for the 2023-2024 will be held on a Sunday, September 17 from 9-11 am at NHTI, Concord. Officials must attend one In-Season Clinic every two years. It is a great way to connect with other officials to review rules, mechanics, and other in-season officiating issues.
The NHIAA has not adopted NFHS Covid considerations. Consequently, all pre-Covid protocols are back. Local schools may require officials to wear masks and officials should be prepared to wear a mask if asked to wear one.
2024-2025 NHVOA Dues
All patched and apprenticed officials are required to pay NHVOA and NHIAA dues. The NHVOA Dues for the 2024-2025 are due by November 1, 2023. NHIAA enrollment dues are paid in April.
PLEASE MAKE CHECKS PAYABLE TO NHVOA FOR $70. 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.
All officials must be enrollment 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
Become an NHVOA official
Interested in becoming a Volleyball Official? The 2023-2024 NHVOA Apprentice Program is ongoing and begins in January of each year. We accept applications throughout the year! Go to our Apprentice Page for more information!
Transfers from another NFHS or other Volleyball Organization should go to the Transfer Page