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.


  • 2022-2023 Official’s Registration site is open ... There is currently not a deadline for registration.


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)

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):

Requirement Resource
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

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



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

Requirement Resource
Local Rules Clinic Contact your regional supervisor for dates and times
Scrimmages Contact your regional supervisor for dates and times

NCHSAA Regulations, Fees, and Other FAQs

Create Your Account - PDF Instructions
Register as an Officials - PDF Instructions
Register as an Official - Video Tutorial