Officials

TESTING & NATIONAL CERTIFICATION

The USA Swimming Officials Committee has developed a testing and certification program to ensure the consistency of top-level officiating at meets nationwide. 

 

Online Officials Test

ONLINE OFFICIALS TESTS WILL BE UNAVAILABLE APRIL 15-MAY 1

You can take the online officials test for any of the following:

Certification and Re-certification for:

Administrative Referee

Administrative Official
Clerk
Referee
Starter
Stroke & Turn/Timer
Timer
Timing Judge
Open Water Judge
Open Water Referee
Foundations of Coaching - DVD based
Safety Training for Swim Coaches

 

If you have questions about which test you should take or if your certification has expired, contact your LSC Officials Chair. Click here to find that contact information.

 

Start Your Test! Click Here

 

TEST TAKERS! PLEASE NOTE!

From now until April 15 (tests will not be available April 15-30, 2014), you will need to use the 2013 RULEBOOK to take your online tests. The 2014 Rulebook will go into effect for testing on May 1, 2014.

 

NOTE - CHANGES TO THE TECHNICAL RULES!

Please make sure you are familiar with these changes to the technical rules that became effective September 23, 2013 BEFORE taking your test.