North Metro

General Information - 2023 Winter Leagues Start the Week of January 9



  • Court 1 in Arbiter = South Gym

  • Arrive no later than 15 minutes prior to match time.

  • Dress in a professional attire. Polo shirt & dark pants (black or navy).

  • The teams or custodian are responsible to set-up and take down the nets.

  • You are responsible for your own whistle, flipping coin and net chain/tape measure to check net height.

  • Payment will be $30 per match.
    When there is only a single match scheduled, your pay will be $40.

  • Report Scores: Record scores of each set/match & report them to Brice Richter following the last match of the night.

  • Subs: May be requested by calling or e-mailing Deb. Advanced notice is appreciated.

  • Match Format - Regular Season: 3 sets per match. All sets played to 25 points, win by 2 with 27 point cap.

  • Time Limit: Matches are scheduled for 5 minutes of warm-up and 55 minutes of play to complete all 3 sets. Third set can't end in a tie at the time limit, so play the last point to win by 1 if needed. Please give the teams a warning when they have 5 minutes remaining to play.

  • Match Format - Playoffs: Best 2 sets of 3. Deciding 3rd set is not played unless needed.

  • Roster: Teams are required to have at least 4 players on the court at all times. A team with less than 4 players present will be allowed 5 additional minutes to the warm-up period for the first set. If the team still does not have 4 players to start the match, the team forfeits the 1st set. If the team still does not have 4 players to start the match 15 minutes after the match should have started, the team will forfeit the entire match

  • Officials accepting assignments should be flexible and understanding of changes due to unforeseen health & safety circumstances.

INCLEMENT WEATHER: Weather-Related Match Cancellations will be made if conditions outside are unfit for travel to and from the match site, and include dangerous snow conditions and/or extreme cold. Matches cancelled due to weather will be made up the following week. Check with either the Spring Lake Park or New Brighton Recreation departments by 4:00pm on game day for a ruling on a weather-related cancellation.

League Information


HVMS: Highview Middle School
2300 7th St NW, New Brighton

Officials Assignments

Assignments will be managed in ArbiterSports under the SCHEDULE tab (see below for an example).

Your assigned court number will appear in the Position column.

To see the others assigned to courts that night, click the blue game number to open a new screen with your partners listed along with their contact information.

The address to your assigned location can be found by clicking the name of the location in the Site column.

The number of matches you're assigned can be found by viewing the Team Schedule above and finding your assigned court. Be aware that some leagues play on multiple courts on a given night, so you may need to look at all team schedules to compile all the matches that will be played on your court.