Welcome to the Upper Peninsula Officials Association

2014 Summer Camps information added. Check out the Camps/Clinics/Training page.


If sending paperwork to the UPOA, please use this new address:


123 W. Francis Street

Ironwood, MI  49938





The Upper Peninsula Officials Association is the only Michigan High School Officials Association (MHSAA) local approved officials association in Michigan's Upper Peninsula sponsoring Basketball, Football, and Volleyball.  We serve members from across the entire Upper Peninsula. 



  • Maintain an organization of officials, working under the governance of the Michigan High School Athletic Association (MHSAA);
  • Create and secure cooperation and uniformity among officials;
  • Secure and maintain working relationships between officials and the schools, communities, coaches, players, and all other people associated with high school sports;
  • Encourage the growth of officiating through recruitment and training to provide higher quality officiating;
  • Promote the ethics of officiating listed by the MHSAA in the “Code for Athletic Officials”.