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Adaptive Track & Field USA

Setting the standards and records
for adaptive athletes in the USA

Officials:
In order to have fair competition there must be Rules & Officials
  

OFFICIAL TIPS AND SUPPORT

2020 Rule changes sent to all Certified Officials 2/26/2020

FIND A CERTIFIED OFFICIAL FOR YOUR MEET :
If you are a meet organizer you must have a complement of qualified Officials. Click above link to our Find an Official App
to find Certified Para Officials for your meet. 

Although all officials on the list have passed the Para Course and Test, we cannot confirm all officials are in compliance with USA Track and Field (USATF) guidelines. If your meet is USATF Sanctioned, you need to contact your local USATF Association to verify that the officials being used are:
1. Current members of USATF; 
2. Have current a SafeSport certification;
3. Have passed a current background check

HOW CAN I BECOME A CERTIFIED PARA OFFICIAL:
There is a process to be a USA PARA Official. 

  1. Join USAT&F and sign up to be an Official. 
  2. Be current with your Safe Sport, Back ground check and membership
  3. Go through the Apprentice process and become an Association Level Official
  4. Take the Officials Course.  OFFICIALS COURSE R8.1   
  5. Take Officials Test. (Test Hyperlink located at the end of Course)

 If you want to officiate at a meet and not join USATF you can take the course and take the test.  you will not be able to be a lead official but you can volunteer.

OFFICIALS WHO WISH TO WORK A PARA RULE MEET CLICK HERE FOR THE 2020 CALENDAR of ENENTS

Official Forms for Track and Field