Join our Facebook group and ask questions/get updates from the VP of Officials/Clinics:


USA Officials Briefing (2017)

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

Links for concussion training:

High School:

Centers for Disease Control:


2020 Training Sessions

End of Season Certifications and what officials need to do to certify for 2020

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, it will be sent to you in April or May.

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.

2019 Training Materials:

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