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Certification Information



New Certification Requirements: 

 Requirements (also see blue chart below) Apprentice Forms


Re-certification Requirements:  

Requirements for re-certification are listed above per position. Requirements only need to be met for the highest level of certification.  All other positions will renew with the highest level. The session/meet requirements need to be met yearly.  Re-certification tests only need to be taken once every two years. 


The National Officials Certification Program is administered by the USA Swimming Officials Committee. Its primary goal is to expand the education of officials through mentoring, participation and evaluation as well recognizing those officials who have demonstrated their knowledge of swim officiating at each level and position. Click here for more information. 

Certification at any level requires a combination of several things including evaluations, local participation at meets, continuing education, and the training and mentoring of other officials. Contact the SC-LSC National Evaluation Liaison with any questions.  Click here for Officials Committee page.