Information on Becoming an Official

For information on officiating in Lousiana, contact our Officials Chair, Lomax Napper, [email protected]

Officials Quick Links

Your Deck Pass Dashboard has all the information you need on your meets worked, tests, certifications and your membership card 

Athlete Protection Training - officials are required to take this training every two years

Background Check - all non-athlete members of USA Swimming must satisfactorily complete a Level 2 background check every two years

Concussion Protocol Training - officials are required to take an approved Concussion Training course one time.

USA Swimming Minimum Standards for Officials

2021 USA Swimming Rulebook

USA Swimming Officials Training Videos

Possible Concussion at the Pool Checklist

Meet Marshall Checklist

Suggested Contents for First Aid Kit

Article 105 Guidelines for Officiating Swimmers with a Disability

Officials Name Tags - In order to find the LA Swimming Officials Name Tag Design, visit the web site. You will need to create or login to your account.  Select the "My Account" page. On this page, select design search and search for Louisiana Swimming.  Pick one of the 3 designs and complete the order.

Swimsuit Rules Clarification