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Officials Certification

Training and certification of officials is central to USATF's goal of ensuring fair and safe competitive opportunities for athletes. The training and certification processes promote a serious and professional approach to officiating and demonstrate an official's commitment to excellence. As an official gains experience, exposure to correct officiating practices, and additional training, USATF recognizes this skill development through progressive levels of certification:  Association to National to Master.

Certification Regulations, Levels and Information

For more information on the regulation and levels for 2013-2013 please click here.

Certification Forms and Rules Reviews

Click here for a complete list of Rules Reviews along with the application form for new certifications and recertifications.

Local Certification Chairs

For all questions about certification including how to get certified and the status of your certification you will need to contact the Certification Chair for your local Association.

For the contact info of all Certification Chairs please click here.

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