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Pay Raise Approved

CHSAA's Legislative Council approved a pay increase at their meeting on April 24, 2019.

In conjunction with the change to the officiating system for the Fall 2019 season, Varsity match fees are increased to $59 (Center) and $54.50 (Assistant).

See "General Information"  section below for link to the complete list of match fees for 2019/2020.

Changes to Officiating System for the Fall 2019 Season

 CHSAA's Soccer Committee voted on November 28, 2018 to adopt the Diagonal System of Control (DSC) as the standard for all Varsity level matches beginning with the Fall 2019 Season.

More information on the DSC can be found in the NFHS 2019-20 Soccer Rules Book.

Rule 5 - The Officials, pages 31-35

Referee & Assistant Referee Signals, pages 81-82

Diagonal-Officiating System, pages 90-94

CHSAA Misconduct & Supplemental Reports

CHSAA  website to file postgame reports


When a second caution is issued, and a player/coach is disqualified, the report should include BOTH yellow card cautions AND the red card disqualification.

Welcome to the 2019/2020 Season

  • Boys Fall Season starts - August  22, 2019
  • Regular Season ends - October  26, 2019
  • Playoffs begin - October 30, 2019 
  • Finals - November 15 & 16, 2019 

  • Girls Spring Season starts - March 12, 2020
  • Regular Season ends - May 9, 2020  
  • Playoffs begin - May 12, 2020 
  • Finals - May 26 & 27, 2020 

For contact info (assignors, area directors, preseason clinics, see "Links" page)


2019/2020 Renewal and New Members

You must register online at www.arbitersports.com in order to renew your CHSAA registration and be eligible to officiate games for the Fall 2019 season.

Dues for the the 2019/2020 school year are $50 until June 1, 2019;  after that dues will be $60 

For New Members joining for the Spring 2020 Season dues will be $40 




Go to www.arbitersports.com and log in to Account 104522

On the “MAIN” tab:  click on the Re-register link that is in the center of the page.  Follow the directions to the end; answer all questions. Please review the “PROFILE” tab to be sure your contact information is correct. Rule books for 2019/20 are included in your membership dues.

You may then pay online with an e-check. The e-check is only available through ArbiterSports.

There are no additional fees for an e-check transaction.


For payment by check, complete the form "2019-2020 Renewal" in the "General Information" section below and return it by mail with your payment – CHSAA will then check the last box on the registration page.  

Mail your check or money order made payable to “HSSO”.

 Problems with ArbiterSports.com? Contact Monica mtillman@chsaa.org.

Questions about your e-payment? Contact Jason Hampton jasonbhampton@gmail.com


NEW  MEMBERS  - Spring 2020 Season

 Complete the form "2020 Spring Only New Officials Application" in the "General Information" section below and return it by mail with your payment . 

Rule books for 2019/20 will be included in your membership dues. 

Mail your check or money order made payable to “HSSO” .



For the current list of Pre-season Clinics, Area Directors, and Area Assignors, please see the "Links" page.