Register for MAVO at .. $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


Register on-line at  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 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   MAVO has two regional NFHS assignors who can help with this: for Western Maine (David Carson -; for Downeast (Linda McFarland -  

Order Equipment and Uniform

Go to for details on what is required and where to order.