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Certification List for 2019 – This list shows what classes/tests officials need to take to be certified for 2019
Sample Hosting Team Letter for Parent Rep – note that this is an MSWord document so that you can change it
Training Record – This is what goes on the back of trainee’s cards. If your trainee did not get a card, you are welcome to print this and have them use the appropriate one as a training record. Note that trainees MUST pass the test prior to walking or that walk does not count.


Note that the testing links cannot be found online.  If you are taking a class, you will receive a link when the class is complete, sent to the email you provided.  If you did not get the link, email  If you are a starter or clerk who only needs to take the test, please contact if you have not yet received the email.
Certification Grid – what you need to do to certify
NOTE TO TEAMS: Please do not send too many officials to training. Each team can only support no more than three Clerks, Starters, and Referees. For Strokes and Turns, you can only train a total of 6 officials per year without inconveniencing other teams.
Training Materials:


USA Officials Briefing (2015)
Head Timer Pre-meet Briefing – can be done by Head Timer, Starter, or other person designated by the Referee and/or Meet Director
Relay Dual Confirmation Documents
Meet Cover Sheet for Referees – paper version for meet use
Electronic Meet Cover Sheet
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