NFHS New OFFICIALS

Join MAVO

Register for MAVO at  https://mavomaine.com/nfhs-payments .. $50 annual dues. For Downeast officials, also join Downeast Volleyball Officials Association (DVOA). $20 new member fee.  Contact Linda McFarland for more DVOA information at lindam2734@gmail.com.

Join NFHS

Register on-line at  https://accounts.nfhs.org/users/sign_in?redirect_to=https://members.nfhs.org.  Select “How to Apply” and then “Join/Renew” under Individual Participation.  NFHS annual membership applies for all sports officiated.  If already a member login  else you will need to register.  Annual Dues cost will be $35. 

Complete fingerprint check

Go to  www.maine.gov/doe/cert/fingerprinting to register.   Required of all employees and contractors in Maine schools. $15 application fee. $55 processing fee. Valid 5 years 

Attend MAVO/DVOA training

FOR 2019 -  Informal training sessions with live scrimmages will be held Wednesdays in June/July (TBA) near Portland. A series of exam prep clinics will be on held Wednesdays July 31 and August 7 & 14. A mandatory NHFS rules update will be held on either of Thursday August 8 or 15. Practical evaluations will be held at preseason tournaments on August 24 and 31.  

Register at ArbiterSports

Go to www.arbitersports.com.   MAVO has two regional NFHS assignors who can help with this: for Western Maine (David Carson - mavoassignor@aol.com); for Downeast (Linda McFarland - lindam2734@gmail.com).  

Order Equipment and Uniform

Go to www.mavomaine.com/nfhs-uniforms for details on what is required and where to order.