The Officials Committee is responsible for training, education, and certification programs to ensure that the competitive program offered to USMS members is conducted with the highest standard of professional officiating and in full conformance with USMS rules and regulations.

We are here to:

  1. Develop and maintain training resources and administer our USMS Officials Certification program.
  2. Help recruit experienced USMS officials and provide on-deck mentoring for Championship meets.
  3. Develop and maintain standardized USMS meet materials and briefing documents available here in the Guide to Local Operations: Officials section.

Committee meeting minutes are now more easily accessible in the Meeting Minutes section of by selecting Officials Committee Meeting MinutesPlease direct any questions or suggestions about these documents to the Officials Committee Chair.