Qualifications for "In Good Standing"

In Good Standing is a the term used to describe an official that has fulfilled (or is in the process of fulfilling) all of the requirements set forth in the MWLOA By-Laws necessary to receive a game schedule from the MWLOA assignor for the upcoming season.  Officials that qualify for post-season tournament games must also be In Good Standing to be assigned to post-season games. 

So what exactly does it mean to be "in good standing"?  According to the MWLOA By-Laws, a member is considered to be "in good standing" by completing each of the following:
  • Pay MWLOA dues on time: 3/3/19 or make arrangements with treasurer, Jamie Chamberlain
  • Pay annual dues to US Lacrosse by April 1, 2019 
  • Take and pass both the 2019 US Lacrosse Girls' Rules Exam and the 2019 US Lacrosse Girls' Youth Exam
  • Attend the annual business meeting or have sent an absentee reason to MWLOA Secretary, Rebecca Tanous: rebecca.tanous [at] gmail.com
  • Attend a 2019 Rules Interpretation
    • Annual meeting - 3/3/19
    • Thornton Academy - 3/25/19 - 6:00 PM
    • Falmouth High School - 3/28/19 - 6:00 PM
    • Thomas College - TBA
  • Attend a minimum of two-hours of classroom training
    • National convention, Collegiate clinic, or MWLOA classroom session
    • ALL Experienced Officials
      • Thornton Academy, Saco - Monday, March 18 - 6:00-8:30 PM
      • Falmouth High School - Thursday, March 21  - 6:00-8:30 PM
      • Husson University - Saturday, March 16 - 10:00 AM - Noon
      • Thomas College - Saturday, March 23 - Time to be determined
    • Have completed the process of CHRC.

2018-2019 MWLOA Service Form ‎[Form]‎