NCHSAA Updates | Tuesday, January 3, 2023


 In this issue:
·  Membership Dues Deadline
·  Officiating Fees Update
·  Compliance Corner | Winter Eligibility Summary
·  Rules Clinic Reminder
·  Indoor Track Results Posting
·  RPI Rankings Posted
·  Spring Rule Book Mailing
·  Strength & Conditioning Conference
·  Performance of the Week
·  Southland Dairy Partnership
·  Blue Cross NC Team of the Month

Membership Dues Deadline Reminder 

Membership Dues are based on the ADM of each member school for the first 20-days of the first month of school.  Figures are received from DPI.  Membership Invoices are now available in Dragonfly.

Please log in to Dragonfly -> School Funds-> Invoices -> Double click on your invoice.  You can pay using Dragonfly or by mailing your check to the NCHSAA.

The deadline for paying membership dues this year will be Friday, January 13th, 2023.


Officiating Fees Update | New Fees Went into Effect Jan. 1st

In accordance with the policy approved by the NCHSAA Board of Directors during their winter meeting, please find the updated fees for all sports by clicking here. These fees reflect a 10% increase—rounded to the next dollar—for all sports.  Double header fees are eliminated. This information was reflected in DragonFly, effective January 1, 2023 

COMPLIANCE CORNER | Winter Eligibility Summary Form – PAST-DUE

The Winter Eligibility Summary Form is now available in the DragonFly Vault. This is a one-time submission. Edits after initial submission must be emailed to Brad ( Click on Vault > Ballots & Surveys > Respond.
·       Missing Schools
·       Submitted Schools - Please check for accuracy!
If you have not already completed this form, it is now past-due. 

Winter Sport Rules Clinics Still Available

The 2022-23 Winter Sport Rules Clinics are still available through NFHS Learn. You can find a link to your clinic here. All varsity head coaches must complete the clinic prior to coaching in a contest.

We have posted a link listing schools that have at least one head coach that in a sport that has not completed the rules clinic. You can find that list here.  If your school is listed as non-compliant in a particular sport and you are not fielding a team in that sport, please contact Rhonda Dreibelbis ( 

Indoor Track Reminder | All Results Must be Posted in MileSplit

As we near the deadline for qualification to the Indoor Track & Field State Championship Meet, please be sure that all results from meets are posted in MileSplit as soon as possible following the conclusion of a meet. 

Winter Sport RPI Rankings Posted

The NCHSAA has posted the link to view RPI Rankings for Men’s Basketball, Women’s Basketball, and Wrestling on the respective sport pages of the NCHSAA Website. These are the rankings that will be used to seed the playoffs in each sport at the conclusion of the season.  

Spring Sports Rule Books to be Mailed This Week

Staff are working to mail the rule books for each spring sport this week. Athletic Directors, please be on the lookout for your rule book packet in the coming days.

Strength & Conditioning Conference

The National Strength Coaches Conference will be held on January 4-6th 2023 in Charlotte. Information can be found by clicking the link. Please note that registration closes today at 5:00pm.

Find additional information provided by the National Strength & Conditioning Association about the benefits of a Strength & Conditioning Coach in this flyer.

NCHSAA Performance of the Week, Powered by OrthoCarolina

Each week, OrthoCarolina is pleased to recognize two NCHSAA Student-Athletes as recipients of the NCHSAA Performance of the Week award during the 2022-23 school year. Please create a free account through our online platform HERE to submit Performance of the Week nominations. To view the Performance of the Week calendar and submission deadlines, visit the NCHSAA website.

Programming has resumed with performances during this week; nomination should be submitted for consideration by Monday, 1/9/2023 by 3:00pm.

SOUTHLAND DAIRY: Team Up with Chocolate Milk and Southland Dairy Farmers

Southland Dairy Farmers are making it possible for any high school athletic team in the State of North Carolina to refuel athletes with Chocolate Milk. The Original Sports Drink. The “Team Up With Chocolate Milk” grant will provide up to $2,500 to sports teams for the purchase of chocolate milk for their entire season.

If your program’s application is accepted, your sports program will receive chocolate milk for practices and games will give students the opportunity to see why chocolate milk is the ultimate recovery beverage. Winter sports applications are now being accepted through January 13, 2023. For more information and to apply for the grant, please visit HERE.

Blue Cross NC Team of the Month

BlueCross NC is proud to partner with the NCHSAA to recognize a Women's Team of the Month. One team will be recognized monthly for their hard work on and off the field. To vote for your women's team, please complete the form HERE. Nominations will be carried over month-to-month, if appropriate.