This committee is chaired by the CVOA Rules Interpreter and reports to the CVOA President.


Committee Members 

Region 1 - Jim Henthorn

Region 2 - Ray Lameiro (chairperson)

Region 3 - Betsy Davison

Region 4 - Rebecca Hogan

Region 5 - Mindy Finley



This committee will be responsible for creating three tests each year.


#1 Pre-season test part 1 - replaces the NHFS test part 1

#2 Pre-season test part 2 - replaces the NFHS test part 2

#3 Mid-season test for post season eligibility

2020 Volleyball Test Part 1 is now available

CVOA membership,

The CVOA/NFVE volleyball test part 1 is now live and available to all paid and active members Please login to Arbiter account 103372, select "Testing">"CVOA/NFVE 2020 volleyball test part 1" to start.

1)      Each official will be given two attempts to Take the National Federation Volleyball Examination (“NFVE”) and score at least a 90% prior to the competitive volleyball season to receive a status of “Certified”.

  1. Example: first attempt 74%, you have a second chance to get a 90%+
  2. Example: first attempt 89%, you have a second attempt to get a 90%+
  3. Example: first attempt 94%, the test is closed and that is your final score

2)      An official that scores at least a 75% but below 90% will be classified as “Provisional” for the 2020-21 season, and will need to take the CVOA/NFVE closed booked next year.

3)      An official that scores below 75% may take the CVOA/NFVE Part 2 in 7 days to score at least a 75% to be classified “Provisional” and be eligible to work as a CVOA referee for the 2020-21 season.

4)      There are 50 questions

5)      The test closes on August 19, 2020 at 10 PM.

6)      You will have access to review your test starting on August 21, 2020.

If you have any questions, please contact your area director.



CVOA Executive Committee