Thank you for your interest in becoming an NCHSAA certified official. Whether this is your first or tenth year, you are appreciated. 
The community and student-athletes recognize the contributions of your talents in their sports programs. 

 Officials Registration   

Click Here to sign-up as an NFHS official for the 1st time, or to login. 

Officials accounts are through a service called Dragonfly.
Dragonfly is where you see all important info related to your membership.
Login above to submit paperwork and contact info, see updates on events or membership details.

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General Information

  • All officials must register and complete ALL pre-season eligibility requirements in order to work NCHSAA game assignments & acquire an official's pass.

  • Deadlines - At this time, only Swimming & Diving has a registration deadline:    Swimming & Diving - Regional & Exam Deadline - December 12, 2022. 

  • Please familiarize yourself with our website.  Information and updates on the OFFICIALS page


Eligibility Requirements for Officials

Below are the annual requirements to be an official.
Eligibility requirements and game assignments are all handled by sport-specific regional supervisors in your district.

Click to locate your Local Association/Regional Supervisor(s) (Game Assigners) in your district, per your particular sport(s).




Sport-specific State Rules Clinic

Click to view links to your specific Sport State Rules Clinic(s)

NFHS Concussion in Sport Course

Link to course



NCHSAA Officials Pass

After you have completed all the above eligibility requirements to become an Official, then you may apply for your NCHSAA Officials Pass.


Local Rules Clinic & Scrimmages

In addition to the above requirements, you must complete Local Rules Clinic and Scrimmages through your Regional Supervisor/Association.
More information is available below.



Local Rules Clinic

List of Regional Supervisors & Information


List of Regional Supervisors & Information

NCHSAA Regulations, Fees, and Other FAQs


2022-2023 Exam Dates


Instructions for how to access NFHS Learn from DragonFly 




Jul 24-Aug 8, 2022

  • Football 

  • Volleyball 

  • Men's Soccer

Oct 17-Nov 4, 2022

  • Basketball

  • Wrestling 

Oct 17-Dec 12, 2022

  • Swimming & Diving

Feb 5-20, 2022

  • Baseball 

  • Softball

  • Women's Soccer

  • Men's Lacrosse

Women's Lacrosse: (Send your US Women’s Lacrosse Exam info to your Regional Supervisor)

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