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To view the Track and Field online rules meeting, please contact Jenn Close at jclose@ohsaa.org.


Baseball and Softball State Rules Meetings: Deadline - March 13, 2015. A late fee of $50 will now be assessed. To view the online rules meetings with penalty, please contact Emily Gates with credit card information to pay late fee and receive meeting link. Last day to view online rules meeting with a late fee is Tuesday, March 24, 2015.


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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

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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