2022 RVSOA Banquet- November 13th

The RVSOA Banquet is on Sunday, November 13 starting at 6:00 pm.

The banquet will be held at The Rutgers Club85 Avenue E, Piscataway, 08854.

Each attending member will be required to pay $20 co-pay and you can pay during registration.

Registration link: https://rvsoa.demosphere-secure.com/_registration

Select "Banquet Registration 2022"

Members can bring guests.  Guest fees are $40 paid at the door (cash or check).  Send an e-mail to sergeant@rvsoa.net by November 9th to let us know if you are bringing a guest.

RVSOA Educational Meeting - George Evanego

To access the recording of the presentation by George Evanego, use this link: https://us02web.zoom.us/rec/share/Llz6twdQqZxnBITO-lzBCz1_GtOG1LR6g58lPvD0STO9KUNP16Vdt33N1kvFgLX1.HxSVH-KOGyIg-MRZ

and enter this Passcode: if50!Ma.

Challenges in the Male & Female Game: Is there a Difference?

You can access a recording of this presentation by Laura Rodriguez at https://us02web.zoom.us/rec/share/zLVRax-NHftBxYQhWu0Gw9kZ9qk8W4j3nXCWi3X4r8c3VlNABOqvcgbsSqvgXLfu.oAUqf0whtCE85wG6
Passcode: r?R+Hik5

NJSIAA Rules Interpretation Mandatory Meeting...

RVSOA hosted the Mandatory Rules Interpretation meeting presented by Ed Seavers on Thursday, August 18 at 8:00 PM via Zoom.  Visit the "EDUCATIONAL INFORMATION" page to access the slides: 2022-23_NJ_Rules_Changes_Presentation

2022 Season Eligibility Requirements

To maintain your eligibility to officiate, you must meet the following requirements;

  1. Register with RVSOA and be in good standing
  2. Register with NJSIAA and pass the background check
  3. Take the certification exam and achieve a passing grade of 80% in 3 attempts, no later than August 15
  4. Take the concussion course and submit your certificate to the RVSOA secretary

For those that do not meet these requirements, you will receive a first warning on August 18, a second warning on August 25, and be removed from any game assignments on September 1.

Certification Exam for 2022

The 2022 certification exam is here! There are only 55 questions this year and 5 have video links upon which the question is to be answered.

You can access the exam via your ZebraWeb account by clicking here.  You will need to achieve a score of 80 or above to pass. If you do not get a passing grade on the first attempt, the system will allow you to retake the test. You only have 3 attempts to pass.

To prepare, the test questions are also available and can be accessed via your ZebraWeb account by clicking here

RVSOA requires that you must take the test by August 15, otherwise you will be removed from any games your assigned.

2022 Concussion In Sports Course

CONCUSSION IN SPORTS

Click the link above to access the online concussion course.  You will need to order the course for New Jersey but there is no charge.  When you've completed the course, be sure to send an electronic copy of your certificate to David Rodgers at secretary@rvsoa.net.

Just as in years past, every official must have a current, valid certificate for the upcoming season.

RVSOA is open for registration...

The RVSOA registration site is now open!  The RVSOA registration fee will be $55 through July 15 and increases to $75 starting July 16.

The RVSOA registration fee is $55 for first year officials.

When registration opens use the following URL: https://rvsoa.demosphere-secure.com/_registration

- Returning officials information has been retained

- New officials will need to create a profile 

- From there, follow the easy step by step instructions

- Remember to select whether you are a returning official or a first year official on the relevant registration form

New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association (NJSIAA):

NJSIAA site is open for registration!

A separate registration is required for NJSIAA - the same as last year. Click here for a memo on NJSIAA Registration instructions.

Remember to complete registration at the RVSOA site AND the NJSIAA site!

Officials Uniform

Need a uniform?  As of January 1, 2022, only Smitty uniform apparel will be sold.  More details can be found at the Smitty Officials Apparel website.  There are 4 authorized Smitty dealers nearby;

  1. Mcm & Associates, Morris Plains, NJ 07950  raymosso@optonline.net

  2. All Sports Officials, Newtown, PA 18940  dennis@allsportsofficials.com

  3. Smitteez, Keansburg, NJ 07734  sales@smitteez.com

  4. All American Sports Shop, Lyndhurst, NJ 07071  rich@allamericansportsshop.net

Officials who have existing Cliff Keen apparel will not be required to wear Smitty apparel until July 1, 2023.

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