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New Officials

If you wish to become a USA Volleyball official you must follow these important steps……

  1. Become a member of USA Volleyball!  You must sign up for an Adult Membership and you will need to have a background check to work Junior USA Volleyball.
    1. Follow this link to Register – NEW REGISTRATION
    2. Complete the required coursework through our training modules.
      • Here is the link – Ref/Scorekeeper Clinics
      • Adult on a Junior Team - Referee clinic – sign up through webpoint (USA membership website)
      • Adult on a Junior Team - Scorekeeper clinic - – sign up through webpoint (USA membership website)
      • Iowa Adult Webinar - Go to step 2 and follow instructions
      • This will give you a PROVISIONAL rating

Returning Officials

If you are a current official in the Iowa Region and your Referee rating has expired you must complete these steps.
If you are a current official and your Referee Rating is current, you need to watch the Iowa Adult Webinar and take the quiz.

  1. Re-register for the new 2013-2014 season
    1. Follow this link to register – RE-REGISTER
      • Your background check is good for two years, make sure this is updated!
  2. Complete the required coursework through our training modules.
    1. Provisional Officials
      • Adult on a Junior Team - Referee Clinic
      • Adult on a Junior Team - Scorekeeper Clinic
      • Iowa Adult Webinar - Go to Step 2 and follow instructions
    2. Regional Officials
      • Here is the link – Ref/Scorekeeper Clinics – FOLLOW THE STEPS
      • Iowa Regional Referee clinic – sign up through webpoint (USA membership website)
      • Iowa Regional Scorekeeper clinic - – sign up through webpoint (USA membership website)
      • Iowa Adult Webinar - Go to Step 2 and follow instructions
      • Be Rated in an actual match as an R1 and R2 by a Junior National official or Higher
    3. Junior National and National Officials
      • Follow the steps outlined in the email from the National Office
      • Iowa Adult Webinar - Go to Step 2 and follow instructions

How do I improve my Referee rating?

  1. Provisional to Regional Official
    1. Take the appropriate modules and tests for being a Regional level Official
    2. Be rated in an actual match as an R1 and R2 by a Regional official or Higher
  2. Regional to Junior National Official
    1. Contact Brett Myres for further information
    2. We are working on a curriculum and training regime to those that will qualify from our region to get their Junior National Certification
  3. Junior National to National Official
         1.    Contact Brett Myres for further information

If you desire to work Iowa Regionals

  1. Non-Qualifying Regionals – March 22nd and 23rd – Des Moines Area
    1. We will have over 30 courts of volleyball
    2. Provisional and higher referees will be used
  2. Qualifying Regionals – March 29th and 30th– Iowa City Area
    1. We will have 14 courts
    2. Regional and higher referees will be used
    3. Regional Officials must have taken both Iowa Regional Reffing and Scorekeeping clinics to be eligible
    4. Junior National and National Officials need to have their requirements completed.
  3. You must sign up for Regionals through the AES website www.advancedeventsystems.com
    1. Create an account – if you do not already have one
    2. When you create an account it will ask you for a lot of information – Address, phone, email, and etc. Please fill out as much as possible.
    3. Also, please ‘OPT IN’ to receive emails from AES – that way the tournament directors can communicate with you through AES – it makes it easy for us to email you. Thanks.
    4. Go to the ‘Official’ tab
    5. Click on ‘Current Events’
    6. Search for Iowa
    7. Register by clicking on the ‘Register’ button
    8. Answer the pertinent questions.