This form is for renewal of existing memberships for HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS ONLY!
New Members: If you are not a current GKCOA member, please complete the New Membership Form instead found here.
Current Members: Please fill out all the required fields and click the checkout button below. You will then be taken to the checkout page to pay for your dues and fees.
*NOTE: Be sure to complete all required fields which are noted with an asterisk (*). If you submit the form, but are not redirected to the checkout page, then look at the top of the page for an explanation of missing information.
Membership dues are not required for High School Students. Please check the box of the sport(s) for which you are applying membership for.
Please indicate associations of which you are currently a member.
Please enter the membership number assigned to you by NASO
Continuing Membership Requirements
All members must abide by the Bylaws. GKCOA Officials Code of Ethics, and the following rules to maintain regular membership in the GKCOA:
a) Must attend at least fifty percent (50%) of the regular meetings in the preceding fiscal year for the sport(s) in which the official is registered. Absences from any meeting may be excused if the official has provided documentation of the reason for his/her absence, and the Board of Directors approve such absence;
b) Must pay dues by August 1st of each year for the current fiscal year. If dues are paid after August 1st, a late fee of $15 shall be due, in addition to the current year's dues. The fee is not applicable to new members who do not join the GKCOA until after August 1st of such year;
c) Must maintain registration with the MSHSAA and/or KSHSAA and meet minimum standards for renewing such registration. An official who is placed on probation by the MSHSAA and/or KSHSAA shall become a probationary member for the duration of such period as the MSHSAA or KSHSAA has such official on probationary status;
d) If assigned, must fulfill all assignments accepted by that member;
e) Must agree that (1) all members of the GKCOA are independent contractors in their officiating capacities and are not employees of GKCOA, or of any officer of the GKCOA, or of any person or entity for whom the members work as officials; (2) all members of the GKCOA recognize this status and understand that neither the GKCOA, nor its officers, are employers and therefore, the members may not collect workers' compensation benefits from the GKCOA or any other person or entity for injuries sustained while officiating; and (3) the GKCOA is not a party of any ultimate contract between an official who is a member of the GKCOA and the school for which a game has been assigned and therefore, the GKCOA shall not be responsible to its members, in any way, for payment of game fees for games that have been assigned to the official by the GKCOA.
Please acknowledge that you have read and understand the GKCOA's membership requirements. If you can not agree to these terms, please do not submit this application as your membership will not be approved.
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