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Link to Arbiter

Current Officials

Using ArbiterSports

The OHSAA officiating department has prepared the following presentation to assist officials with using ArbiterSports.

       PowerPoint Presentation (4.5 MB)   |   PDF Version (1.8 MB)

       ArbiterOne Instructional Video for Officials


Using ArbiterPay

       Using ArbiterPay Walkthrough

How to Become an OHSAA Official

OHSAA Officiating Leadership



Game Contracts, Officiating Directory,

Rules Meetings and More

OHSAA School Directory

Ohio Wrestling Officials Association




OHSAA Officiating Calendar

Annual Permit Renewal Period: June 1-30

Renewal Deadline with $50 Late Fee

     Fall Sports: July 31

     Winter Sports: Oct. 31

     Spring Sports: Jan. 31

Change Classification

Football, Volleyball, Soccer

     Application Period: Nov. 1-15

     Testing Available: Nov. 15-30

Basketball, Wrestling

     Application Period: March 1-15

     Testing Available: March 15-30

Baseball, Softball

     Application Period: April 20-May 5

     Testing Available: May 5-20

New Applications

Fall Sports

     New Application Deadline: July 15

     Examination Dates: July 15-Aug. 15

Winter Sports

     New Application Deadline: Oct. 15

     Examination Dates: Oct. 15-Nov. 15

Spring Sports

     New Application Deadline: Jan. 15

     Examination Dates: Jan. 15-Feb. 15