Note: The promotion from one class to another class does not become effective until the year following, provided the official renews their officiating permit.
Upgrade from Class 2 to 1 or Class 3 to 2 - All sports except Girls Gymnastics
STEP 1: Print an application to obtain an application form and instructions regarding examination time, place and observation procedure (Click here to print application form)
STEP 2: Pass Observation of officiating in two scheduled athletic contests by two Class 1 officials- The observation of the applicant will be conducted according to local association standards and procedures. Both observations must be signed by the observing official. Observations may be conducted by a Class 1 official working in the same athletic contest as the applicant official.
STEP 3: Complete and return the upgrade application and forward it to the OHSAA by the application deadline.
STEP 4: Take officiating exams. Each applicant will take an online examination. Instructions will be sent by the OHSAA. Passing score is 80% on each examination.
Upgrade from Class 2 to 1 - GIRLS GYMNASTIC ONLY
STEP 1: Contact a USAG test administrator to take upgrade test.
USAG TEST ADMINITRATORS
Carol Arnaut (NAWGJ), 503 Wendemere Dr., Hubbard, OH 44425. P:330-534-5224 or 330-534-1999; e-mail: [email protected].
Betty Sroufe, 2096 Roling Hills, Fairfield, OH 45014. P: 513-829-5671.
Judy Dobransky, 3446 Gordon Dr., Sterling Heights, MI 48077; P: 801-264-2047
Follow USAG testing procedures and receive and minimum rating of 9.