Athletics Online Exams

Officials and head coaches of baseball, basketball, football, gymnastics, hockey, soccer, softball, swimming & diving, volleyball and wrestling must take an open book exam in the sport(s) in which he/she is a head coach/official.

The exam will be available on-line only and must be completed and submitted within the applicable window.

Online exams will be explained at rules clinics. There will not be a late testing window.

All officials must be registered through NDHSAA to officiate and NDHSAA must have processed registration fees before any online exams may be taken. You must allow for mailing time. or pay online.

Testing Instructions PDF - Access Online Testing - NFHS Exam Site

To Take An Exam

  • Log in to the NFHS Exam System
  • Click “Take Exam” next to the exam you wish to begin.
  • You will be asked “Are you ready to begin the exam?”, Click “Yes, I’m Ready”
  • Begin taking your exam.
  • You can “Save & Exit” your exam at any time to complete it at a later time.
  • You can flag questions (either answered or unanswered) for review at a later time before you submit your exam by clicking the “Flag Question” icon next to the questions.
  • When you have answered all questions on the exam, click on “Score & Submit”

2018/19 Online Exam Windows

Football August 28 -  September 6, 2018
Soccer August 28 -  September 6, 2018 (Boys Coaches & Officials)
Swimming & Diving August 28 -  September 6, 2018 (Girls Coaches & Officials)
Volleyball August 28 -  September 6, 2018
Basketball November 27 - December 6, 2018
Gymnastics November 27 - December 6, 2018
Wrestling November 27 - December 6, 2018
Hockey November 27 - December 6, 2018
Baseball April 2 - 11, 2019
Softball April 2 - 11, 2019
Updated 06/13/2018