Officials Shirts-Order Online
USA Swimming officials may now purchase white polo and light blue oxford shirts directly from the vendor. These shirts are available for all officials. Please order at least 2 weeks in advance of meet to allow for processing and shipping. For order information and pricing please click onto www.usaswimofficials.com.
New Background Check Requirement for Officials
USA Swimming launched a new background check program beginning January, 2011. All non-athlete members of USA Swimming must satisfactorily complete criminal background checks and athlete protection education.
Based on new rules established at the U.S. Aquatic Sports Convention in September 2011, officials are required to complete a Level 2 Background Check. For more information, click here
Athlete Protection Training Required for Officials
Athlete Protection Education - USA Swimming is committed to raising awareness about athlete protection and prevention of abuse in sport. We are proud to partner with Praesidium, an industry expert in abuse prevention, to bring the swimming community customized and comprehensive training tools for coaches, and volunteers. Officials are required to take this free online training in order to officiate at meets.