2024-25 Prospective/New Officials Information

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This page contains all the information needed for Prospective New Officials
Step 1 is complete the Interest Form For Prospective Officials
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If interested please complete the interest form

Where Is The Heart of America (HOA) Region Located?

The Heart Of America Region Of USAV Covers The Western Half Of Missouri And All Of Kansas.
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Prospective Officials Living Near The Borders Of HOA May Choose To Register In HOA.


  • Pass a USAV Background Screen
  • Complete Safesport Course
  • Complete Online Officiating Courses
  • Attend Introductory Zoom Meeting
  • Attend & Pass an In-Person Rating Event

Compensation & Uniforms

  • New officials start at $30/match
  • Officials wear white, cyan, or grey Certified Volleyball Official Polos
  • Officials wear navy slacks
  • Officials wear white shoes & socks

A Typical Tournament Day

  • Matches are either 2 sets to 25, best of 3 to 25 with the third to 15, or 3 sets to 25 (unusual pool of three)
  • Expected arrival: 7:15am
  • Typical Saturday play is from 8am until 6-7pm, Sunday play is from 8am until 4 or 5pm
  • Expect to work 6-8 matches on a Saturday and 4-6 matches on a Sunday

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After reviewing Brief Details About Becoming A New HOA Official, if you are interested in becoming an Heart of America (HOA) Official please submit the form below.

We are always recruiting new officials. Training information and next steps will be available in August/September for the season beginning in December 2023.

You will be contacted by an HOA staff member starting in July with more information.
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    2024-25 HOA Prospective Official Interest Form 240404_1300

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    Next Steps for Prospective Officials – Published in Aug-Sept 2024