Officials are encouraged to become members of a local official's association.
Officials who are not members of any local association shall pay $20 to the secretary of the local association at each in-person local education session(s) attended. An official who is a member of a local official's association is not required to pay a non-member fee in order to receive attendance credit.
Associations may charge all guests (non-members of their association) a fee of up to $20 for them to view their online meeting. This fee will help the association cover costs associated with producing these meetings.
Note 1: A secretary is permitted to withhold reporting of educational session attendance for any official who fails to show proof of membership in any local official's association in that sport or pay the $20 fee for each local education session attendance.
Each official’s association has an administrative officer – the Secretary. The Secretary is responsible to list meeting dates on myOHSAA, credit official’s meeting attendance on myOHSAA, be an expert on OHSAA administrative requirements and serve as the primary contact with the OHSAA office. The role of the Secretary is to be the “go to” person for officials who need help. Please log onto myOHSAA under the Officiating Directory to find local secretaries in your sport and district.
The District Administrator is the primary resource for local association officers to direct requests for assistance. The DOD will assist the OHSAA office staff with investigations and administrative services. Please log onto myOHSAA under the Officiating Directory to find the DA’s.