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Volleyball

Welcome to KSOA Volleyball
KSOA Volleyball Member Update

Each month, the KSOA Volleyball Committee will be publishing a member update linked through our member newsletter and published in full here. Please click the "Volleyball Update" box to see the latest with KSOA Volleyball.

About KSOA Volleyball

The Kansas Sports Officials Association provides a path for excellence in officiating for our volleyball officials through recruitment, training, evaluation, and networking. If you are not currently a KSOA volleyball official, we encourage you to take a look around our website, specifically at our Member Benefits, Bylaws and Frequently Asked Questions.

 

Becoming a KSOA member is easy and can be done completely online. The application to become a member can be found under Join Now and your options to pay annual dues are clearly laid out under Pay Dues. Annual dues are $35 for one sport, $45 for two sports, and $55 for three or more sports (a $2 transaction fee is charged for PayPal and credit card payments). If you have any questions about membership in the KSOA, don't hesitate to email our Membership Committee at membership@ksoasports.org.

Below you will find information on how to become a KSHSAA registered official as well as links to NFHS publications and information about our partner assigning organization, Call the Game. Along with KSHSAA administrator Cheryl Gleason, new officials are welcome to reach out to the Call the Game volleyball sport coordinator Chuck Floyd and the Call the Game Director of Officials John Dehan to answer any questions.

Kansas State High School Activities Association (KSHSAA)
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In order to officiate high school volleyball, referees must be registered with the Kansas State High School Activities Association (KSHSAA). Click on the KSHSAA logo to learn more and to register as a KSHSAA official. The KSHSAA administrator for volleyball is Cheryl Gleason.

KSHSAA Requirements to Officiate High School Volleyball

  • Register with and pay KSHSAA dues

  • Successful completion of a NFHS Volleyball rules test (a score of 90 or higher to be eligible to officiate post season contests)

  • Attend a KSHSAA rules meeting (must attend an in-person meeting this year)

Please note the following important 2024-25 KSHSAA Volleyball dates:

August 19: Beginning Practice Date

August 30: Games Begin

October 26: Sub-State Tournaments

November 1-2: State Tournaments

*KSHSAA volleyball referees must attend an in-person rules meeting this year. A full list of meeting dates and times can be found here.

2023 Kansas State Champions

6A: Mill Valley

5A: Topeka - Seaman

4A: Bishop Miege

3A: Heritage Christian Academy

2A: Hillsboro

1A DI: Little River

1A DII: Lebo

National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS)
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The National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) is the overarching governing body of high school volleyball. Below are links to NFHS Volleyball publications.

2024-25 Volleyball Rules Changes

Call the Game (CTG)
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Call the Game (John Dehan) is the Director of Officials, assigning volleyball officials for the following high schools:

  • Crossroads Conference

  • Eastern Kansas League (EKL)

  • Meadowlark Conference

  • Sunflower League

  • United Kansas Conference (UKC)

The Call the Game Sport Coordinator for volleyball is Chuck Floyd.

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