The MDAO is an approved officials organization with the Michigan High School Athletic Association. The MDAO does not assign games, however the assigners listed on our website agree to consider the MDAO and its members when they are making the assignments.

Vision: Strengthen and grow our membership through learning and networking opportunities.

Mission: To operate as an “Approved Association” in adherence to the Michigan High School Athletic Association “Code for Athletic Officials” with the goal of educating, promoting, recruiting, and retaining officials for interscholastic contests in football, basketball, baseball and softball.

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dsc_0098-m dsc_0099-m img_0282-3-m dsc_0063-m-1  Orchard Lake St. Mary's vs Detroit Catholic Central, boys varsity basketball action at St. Mary's Prep Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016. (MIPrepZone photo / LARRY McKEE) 16MR16 Walled Lake Central v North Farmington boys varsity basketball MHSAA Class A Regional Final 40-m