Membership Levels

MSHSL Registration: All JAM members must be registered officials with the MSHSL and show proof of registration each season in order to register with JAM.
JAM KCT/Tabulation Member* Requirements: Eligible To:
Registered MSHSL dance team official KCT and tabulate regular season and post-season meets
Must attend JAM KCT/Tab Training
JAM Level 1 Member* Requirements: Eligible For:
Meet MSHSL Level 1 requirements Regular season assignments (excluding judging conference championships)
Must attend JAM Metro or Northern Training NOTE: Certain members at this level may be assigned to judge, KCT or tab at Conference Championships and KCT or tab at Sections, depending upon their efforts and quality of officiating.
JAM Level 2 Member* Requirements: Eligible For:
Meet MSHSL Level 2 requirements Regular season and section assignments
Must attend JAM Metro or Northern Training
JAM Level 3 Member* Requirements: Eligible For:
Meet MSHSL Level 3 requirements Regular season and section assignments
Must attend JAM Metro or Northern Training NOTE: State tournament assignments are directed by the MSHSL, not JAM
OTHER INFORMATION
*Exclusions for All Members Former dancers, coaches, parents and current fall coaches may officiate as outlined for each JAM level listed, EXCLUDING their former / current team.  This exclusion is lifted after 4 school years of disassociation with a former team.
Conflicts of Interest It is our responsibility to be professional and avoid officiating teams where there may be a conflict of interest (real or perceived). Members are required to disclose any real or perceived conflicts of interest upon registering with JAM each year, and as each season progresses, and assignments will be made at the discretion of JAM depending on each individual member’s conflict. Examples of conflicts of interest could include:
Family members (athlete or coach)
Studio or youth teams
Off-season dance team consultant
School district employee
Other relationships (personal or professional)
Leaves of Absence JAM will follow the MSHSL guidelines for members who take one or more years off from membership. Please refer to the JAM Policies for additional information.
Ineligible to Join Current  Activities Directors of MSHSL-affiliated schools Current winter season high school dance team coaches