NCR Area Championships
Ensure you are at your assigned location 30 minutes prior to your first match. If you are arriving mid-wave, you may want to arrive 45 minutes prior. Please ensure your replacement has arrived before you leave your court for a break.
Rules and Interpretations
Click this link to access the governing rules and guides for the rule set used for Smackfest. The "Abridged USAV Rulebook" is much easier to read than the unabridged version. Please download a copy and have it with you on your phone/tablet during the event.
Consult your USAV Rule Book to resolve issues with the assistance of the Site Director.
Certification-Based Payment Scale
Pool Play Matches: National $40, Junior National $38, Regional $36, Provisional $31, Apprentice $27, Unrated or Student (ages 15-17), $20
Mandatory 3 sets to 25 Matches: National $54, Junior National $50, Regional $48, Provisional $41, Apprentice $36, Unrated or Student (ages 15-17) $25
Forfeited matches that are the official's last match of the wave/bracket-play AND do not require the official to perform the forfeit procedure will not be included in final match counts for payment.
Per the Independent Contractor Agreement, matches worked between the 16th & last day of the month are paid on the 15th of the following month.
2022 PLAYING LOCATIONS BY AREA
AV - Apple Valley High School, 14450 Hayes Rd, Apple Valley
HFH - Hope Fieldhouse, 2645 145th St W, Rosemount
MHS - Moorhead High School, 2300 4th Ave S, Moorhead, MN
HMS - Horizon Middle School, 3601 12th Ave S, Moorhead, MN
RUS - Rustad Rec Center, 601 26th Ave E, West Fargo, ND
SHS - Shanley High School - 5600 25th St S, Fargo, ND
AHP - Avera Human Performance Center, 6800 S Louise Ave, Sioux Falls
Assignments & Required Paperwork
Your application is NOT a guarantee of assignment.
YOU are responsible for ensuring you have submitted all the required paperwork listed on our Independent Contractor page. Assignments and payments are contingent on the completion of these requirements.
If we do not have a current SafeSport/Abuse Prevention training certificate on file, you would have received an email from Robyn containing instructions on how to obtain this certification. This training is REQUIRED to work juniors event.
Officials that apply to work this event can check for acceptance of their application by reviewing the placeholder assignments in Arbiter.
Preliminary court assignments will be sent via email Monday prior to the event. Please confirm with a reply indicating you are "Good to Go" after reviewing your schedule. Final "red box" schedules will be sent via email the Friday before the event.
Robyn is the primary assignor for the NCR Area Event, please contact her first for any questions/issues.
If your schedule changes while onsite, please contact Robyn with your updated match count by the next morning.