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


Certification Status – click here for what officials need to do to be certified for 2022

Concussion Class Status – coming soon

Experienced Officials who can shadow a third walk – will be posted in June 2022

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. Please print this for all trainees 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.  Officials should receive a link for either the class or test, depending on what they need. If you did not get the link, 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.

2021 Training Materials:


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 (just choose one):

High School:

Centers for Disease Control:

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