Midwestern Officials' Page

Midwestern Long Course Championship - Officials' Sign-up

2022 Mini Rulebook | 2022 USA Swimming Rulebook

Mission and Structure

Become a USA Swimming Official

Differences between Certification and Membership

12 & Under Suit Issues

Officials shall not contact the athlete directly with a suit issue. Officials must notify the Referee who in turn will notify the Coach, who may contact parent for suit type and number.

·        12 and Under Banned/Approved Suit list – Including the FINA Numbers   

o   Doc: https://www.usaswimming.org/docs/default-source/rules-regulations/tech-suit-restrictions/12-under-approved-suits-2-18-21.pdf  

o   Article: https://www.usaswimming.org/news/2020/08/24/tech-suit-restriction-for-12-and-under-swimmers  

o   FAQ: https://www.usaswimming.org/news/2021/03/15/12-under-tech-suit-restrictions---frequently-asked-questions    

Officials Chair
Debra Pearson

USA Swimming
Officials Page

USA Officials
OTS Guide

Officials Lists

Officials Applications

Meet Documents

Officials Committee Officials' Process/Application Report of Occurrence
  Non-Athlete Registration DQ Slip - July 2019
  Apprentice Official Application Disqualification Record
  Minimum Official Standards MW  
  Application for Certification USA Swimming Officials' Briefing
  Application for Recertification  
  Officials Advancement Coach Sign-In Sheet
  Transfer Application  
  Policy for Official Transfer  
  Tax Declaration  
  Clinic Sign-in Sheet  

Club Officials Contacts

MW Travel Reimbursement
Contact: Debra Pearson
For MW Officials Travel Document

Relay Take Off Form



Intention to Scratch

Position Descriptions

12 & Under Approved/Banned Tech Suits

Scratch Sheet

MW Officials' Policies

Specifications & Ruling

Scratch Procedure Summary

MW OTS Guidelines

Approved Tech Suits

Officials Sign-In

Etiquette & Philosophy


Time Trial Request



Relay/Split Request



Marshal Card

    500y Lap Counter



1000y Lap Counter

Meet Referee Evaluation


1650y Lap Counter


800m Lap Counter

Applications to work Zone and Sectional Meets
found on the
Central Zone Page
  1500 Lap Counter


Instruction Documents



Referee Safety Check List



Official Position Descriptions



Officials Briefing Outline



Marshal Guidelines



Meet Jury Procedures



Coach Meeting Agenda



Starter Protocol



MW Fly-over start procedures



Starter Situations



Successful Start(er)


Officials' Positions-LC


Jurisdiction/Protocol SC Pool


Timer Instructions


Scratch Announcements


Radio Procedure Etiquette


General Announcements


Observed Swims Guidelines