Southeastern Swimming Officials

RE: Clarification on minimum number of officials required for meets, including dual

and intra-squad, and virtual


Want to get started as an official and help USA Swimming run consistent, high-quality

and technically-correct competitions?  There are a few simple steps to becoming

an official in the Southeastern Swimming.  Please click on this link to learn more.



USA Swimming Web Page

Safe Sport - Athlete Protection


Concussion Training Laws - click here for an updated list of concussion training requirements by state.

Submit your proof of training to your LSC Registratoin Chairperson  to show on your deck pass.

Need to take a concussion training course? Here are the links to popular courses -

CDC Course, NFHS Course.


Concussion Protocol Training
This requirement is new for all coaches and officials in 2020. Though several states have previously

passed concussion education requirements, USA Swimming will now require all coaches and

officials complete Concussion Protocol Training by January 1, 2020.

* Please direct questions about Concussion Protocol Training to George Ward at [email protected].

send completed course certificate to your club or to SES Office.


Membership Status

DECK PASS can be used as proof of membership at any

USA Swimming Meet in SES.

Officials will no longer receive membership cards from SES -

proof of membership will be done through Deck Pass and OTS.

Officials may check their individual web pages for updates and clubs can check

their club portals for membership status.


  Officials Attire

 Prelims/Timed Finals - White Shirts, White Shoes, and Khaki Pants/ Shorts.

Finals - Blue Shirts, White Shoes, and Khaki Pants/ Shorts


Official's Clinics

Official Committee members will hold clinics at any swim local swim meet they

attend at the request of the host meet director.

Clubs may make a request a home club clinic for their club at any time from their

local Officials Committee Representative. Contact your local official representative 

for a mutual time/date – contact information is listed on the web page under

contacts – officials.

Here is the administrative official clinic in a power point format. Click here


Official's Clinics at Championship Meets

The Southeastern Swimming Officials Committee will assign officials.  Referee,

Starter and Stroke Clinics will be given before the preliminary sessions as follows:

1) Starter Clinic: Friday at 7:30 AM.

2) Stoke & Turn Clinic: Saturday at 7:30 AM.

3) Referee Clinic: Sunday at 7:30 AM.


Officials Forms and Tests

Non-Athlete Registration forms can be found under the documents tab

Application to Officiate at the SES Champs. 2021 Officials Chairman & Committee Members

Southeastern  Officials  Minimum  Standards 

Southeastern Officials Minimum for Open Water Events

Officials Tax Declaration Application to Officiate - SZ Senior Champs Application to Officiate - SZ Age Group Champs
Application to Officiate - Summer Sectionals Committee Meeting Minutes Committee Meeting Minutes - Feb               
Committee Meeting Minutes 7-2013 Committee Minutes 7/2014  Word Doc Committee Minutes 7/2016
Committee Minutes 7/23/2017 /Committee Minutes 7/2018  
Reimbursement for Officials  Quick Guide for Verifying Times