New Background Check Requirement for Officials
USA Swimming launched a new background check program beginning January, 2011. All non-athlete members of USA Swimming must satisfactorily complete criminal background checks and athlete protection education.
Based on new rules established at the U.S. Aquatic Sports Convention in September 2011, officials are required to complete a Level 2 Background Check. For more information, click here
Officials Shirts-Order Online
USA Swimming officials may now purchase white polo and light blue oxford shirts directly from the vendor. These shirts are available for all officials. Please order at least 2 weeks in advance of meet to allow for processing and shipping. For order information and pricing please click onto www.usaswimofficials.com.
HONORING OUTSTANDING OFFICIALS
Awards honoring officials who make outstanding contributions to the sport of swimming include the Maxwell Excellence Award for service within your LSC and the Kenneth J. Pettigrew Award presented to one swimming official at the annual convention. Visit the Officials' Performance Recognition page to see whose won and find out more information.
RULES & REGULATIONS
Officials need to know all the newest rule changes, additions and deletions in order to be as effective as possible on deck. You can find all of our Rules & Regulations information on the new Rules & Regs page, located in the "About USA Swimming Section."
Just click below and stay up-to-date!
OFFICIALS TRACKING SYSTEM
OTS provides easy access to viewing and tracking National Officials certification status. You can check out your meet history, evaluations, search for meets and much more.