The MPSSAA requires that all MPSSAA-sponsored athletic contests, both regular and postseason, are officiated only by officials who are certified and registered with the MPSSAA. St. Mary's County Public Schools uses the following organizations:

  • Maryland High School Cheerleading Association
  • Tri-County Field Hockey Officials Association 
  • Washington District Football Officials Association 
  • Capital Area Soccer Referees Association 
  • Tri-County Sports Officials Association (Volleyball)
  • Maryland Basketball Officials Association 
  • Washington Metropolitan Wrestling Officials Association
  • Mid-Atlantic Umpires Association (Baseball)
  • Capital Area Lacrosse Officials Association (Boys)
  • Southern Maryland Women’s Lacrosse Officials Association (Girls)
  • Tri-County Sports Officials Association (Softball)   

Requirements to become a MPSSAA sports official (redirects to MPSSAA website)

We are always looking for new officials, and training clinics are usually available. If you require further information or would like to join an officials association please email the Supervisor of Athletics or call (301) 475 5511, extension 32122.

MPSSAA Rules Interpretation Clinics (redirects to MPSSAA website)