2022 REGISTRATION: Before registering for 2022, please go to the USA-S website and view your meet history in OTS. If any meets are missing, contact Henry Clauson (207)620-4375 so they can be entered before you register for 2022. If you do not, your 2022 membership card may not have the "Official" status noted on it.


IN NEED OF MEET OFFICIALSFor anyone who is in need of officials you may send your request to the following: Henry Clauson (207)620-4375, [email protected]. Any official who is able to attend will respond. Any official who would prefer not to be listed please contact the Officials Chair.


MESI Guidelines for Officials' Certification (updated 9/21/2021)

YMCA Certified Seeking USA Certification

Registration Forms and Links

Request to Shadow (9/3/2021)



In Maine (contact Henry Clauson at [email protected] if you wish to attend or schedule a clinic)

In New England (MESI WELCOME)

In Potomac Valley (MESI WELCOME)



Radio Etiquette and Usage Guidelines

The Swimming Official (a Self-Evaluation)

Timer Briefing (updated 6/24/2019)

Stroke and Turn Briefing (updated 1/10/19)


Name Tags  - If you need a name tag please contact Henry Clauson at [email protected]


USA Swimming Rules and Regulations:

The USA Swimming Rules and Regulations Book is an official publication of USA Swimming, the National Governing Body for swimming in the U.S. Changes to the rulebook are made on a yearly basis following the USAS Convention to include any new legislation, revisions and updates as voted on by the House of Delegates.

Click here for a complete copy of the 2021 Rulebook

Technical Rule Differences Between Organizations