Officials Information

IHSA officials requirements:
  • Register at IHSA site by clicking HERE
  • OR contact complete "Interested in becoming an official" form above.  IWCOA officials rep will contact you and provide a 1st time IHSA officials waiver
  • Complete and send waiver (must be 17 or older and should be out of high school) to IHSA office.
  • Instructions will be emailed from the IHSA
  • Rule Books will be mailed
  • Sign in to your IHSA officials center portal and set your own password
  • Complete concussion program
  • Complete Rules video
  • Attend new officials class or go to a clinic and live rules interp listed below:
  • Redeem sticker(for level 1 clinic credit) in your IHSA officials center.
  • Clinics are $50 at the door or free if you join the IWCOA  ahead of time for $35.
  • Take online Rules Test.
IKWF officials info:
  • Must be in High School and be 14 yrs. old or older.
  • Go to and under the Membership pull-down menu complete the Wrestling Leader Membership
  • log into your account or create a new profile on USAW
  • Complete Background screening (if 18 or older when applying)
  • Complete Safe Sport Program
  • Pay registration fee.
  • USAW will send your completed registration to IKWF and IKWF will include your name on the approved list.
  • When your name is on this list, you are approved to referee IKWF matches.

2023 Rules Review Meetings

Monday January 30, 2023
6:30 - 8:00pm Naperville Central High School, Contact Bill Honeycutt & Rich Vine - Meeting will be held in classroom #30. Enter door #9 off of W. Hillside Rd.

Tuesday January 31, 2023
6:00 - 7:30pm McHenry East High School, Contact Mike Hurckes

6:00 - 7:30pm Mt. Vernon High School, Contact Josh Anderson

5:30 - 7:00pm Rock Falls High School, Contact Roy Snyder

Wednesday February 1, 2023
6:30 - 8:00pm Lincoln Community High School Cafeteria, Lincoln, Contact Dan Fulscher. Ray Eickelschulte, and Kirby Rodgers

6:30-8:00pm On-line Zoom Meeting.  Meeting Link: