The USA Swimming National Officials Committee has developed a testing and certification program to ensure the consistency of top-level officiating at meets nationwide. For information on National Certification, please visit the National Certification page.
You can take an online officials test (certification and re-certification) for any of the following:
Please log in to your USA Swimming website account. Before clicking on "Take Online Test" at the bottom of this page, download the Seeding Worksheet and Timing Judge Worksheet to help you with the certification tests for the Timing Judge, Clerk of Course, and Administrative Official. These worksheets will also help you with the recertification tests for Referee, Timing Judge, Clerk of Course, and Administrative Official.
Taking the Timing Judge or Administrative Official certification or recertification test? Please DOWNLOAD and PRINT the Timing Judge Worksheet to use with these tests. Please DOWNLOAD and PRINT the Seeding Worksheet for the certification or recertification CLERK of COURSE test. Now you can click on "Take Online Test" at the bottom of this page. Choose the appropriate test from the "Start Test" drop down menu that appears.