Wallyball Information Network (WIN!) Certification Program
Why be Certified?
Wallyball is an explosive game with important rules that can affect match outcomes. The presence of qualified referees, league / tournament directors, and instructors will enhance safety and produce fairer outcomes. Certification is the process used to specify the level of technical competence. The Wallyball Information Network requires all Certified Referees and Certified Wallyball Instructors to be re-tested every two (2) years.
Available certifications are as follows:
Certified League Director
An individual who is interested in running a wallyball league. This person has passed the open-book examination.
Certified Tournament Director
An individual who is interested in running a wallyball tournament. This person has passed the open-book examination.
An individual who is interested in officiating, has passed the open-book examination, and subsequently work matches as an official.
Certified Wallyball Instructor
An individual who has passed the Certified Referee, League Director, and Tournament Director examinations. This individual must also pass the Certified Instructors exam.
Referee Certification Directions
Referee certification requires passing a 75-question examination with a score of 90% or higher. The exam is self-administered and "open book." The examination is based on the Wallyball Information Network (WIN!) Rulebook. A review of rule differences between the AUWP/AWA/WII will be included. A candidate may prepare for the examination by taking a Referee Certification Clinic or by studying the rules by downloading a free copy of the Official WIN! Wallyball Rulebook.
League/Tournament Director Certification Directions
League/Tournament Director certification requires passing a 40 -50 question examination with a score of 90% or higher. The exam is self-administered and "open book." The examination is based on the WIN! Wallyball Tournament and WIN! Wallyball League Guides. A candidate may prepare for the examination by studying the league/tournament guides or the Official WIN! Wallyball Rulebook, which are available for free. After passing the certification test an individual may be required to work with an experienced certified director until they are comfortable with running a league or tournament.
Complete the exam. The examination is open-book and self-administered. You must complete the exam within 90 days.
Mail the completed answer sheet (and test questions directly to the WIN! for grading: WIN!, 1860 107th AVE NW, Coon Rapids MN 55433 or email the completed test to firstname.lastname@example.org
a) WIN! will notify every candidate of the score achieved and the question(s) missed.
b) Candidates who attain a score of 90% or better will be furnished a Certificate of Achievement.
c) For candidates who do not attain a score of 90%, the same examination should be retaken and a new answer sheet submitted to WIN!. The results will be forwarded as indicated above.
Please contact us for the certification tests. We will promptly send them to you.