All Dual Meets, Invitational's and Championships are run by Officials to ensure that all swimmers are following the USA Swimming Stroke and Turn Rules.
All teams are required to have not less than 2 officials.
USA, YMCA, or High School certified officials must submit the following information by using the Proof of Certifcation form: name, email, cell number, team affiliation and proof of current certification.
Parents who haver never been an official must take a short in person class followed by the online course with a short test to learn the rules for each stroke, individual medley and relays. There is an additional class to become a Starter for officials who have at least two years experience in officiating stroke and turn. There is one class being offered remotely as well.