Effective dates of advancement are March 15th, May 15th or December 15th of each calendar year. (This means that the application for advancement must be signed and submitted to the Team Leader no later than one week prior to the scheduled Steering Committee meeting of the month prior to the advancement date.) Pay increase will commence on the 1st of the month following advancement. Please note that Advancement Application Status will be given no less than 30 days after date of submittal to the Referee Training director. The Officials Division Advancement Process Flow Chart can be found in the addendum.
Overview: The purpose of this policy is to standardize the Officials Division advancement procedure for those AZ Region officials desiring to upgrade their current referee and/or score rating.