News and Updates for Assessors
PLEASE READ IOWA CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS BEFORE REQUESTING AN UPGRADE ASSESSMENT
When requesting an assessment, be sure to allow 14 days from scheduled match. For upgrades, please note the following:
Grade 7 referees now are recorded in 2 tiers, the tiers are 7A - Competitive Level and 7B - Recreational Level.
To be considered in Grade 7A - Competitive Level, the referee must complete ALL requirements of the updated Grading System. Any requests for upgrading to Grade 7A without completion of the entire requirements will automatically become Grade 7B - Recreational referees.
(A) Be sure to have satisfied Time in Grade and have an acceptable number of rateable matches completed at the required level.
(B) Be sure to have had at least 1 Maintenance or Developmental Assessment performed by an approved assessor during the previous 6 months.
(C) Be sure to have completed the required Written Test and Fitness Test during the approved time frame.
(D) Allow good prior notice to your Assignors so that they can assign you to acceptable matches for the grade you are working towards.
State Director of Assessment (SDA)