|1. Be a registered member of US Lacrosse.|
|2. Complete the Online US Lacrosse Men’s Officiating Webinar. Print out certificate of completion and bring to class. Please note that at present the help link on this page is broken, but you may view the help guide here.|
|3. Attend the In-Person Class with ALO.|
|4. Pass the both the NFHS Rules Test and US Lacrosse Youth Test online.For more information on the tests, please review this guide.|
|5. Work a Field Training with ALO or you may arrange with ALO to work with an approved trainer in your area.|
ALO offers classes and field training throughout the year. The cost for new officials training is $40. Students receive a a copy of the latest NFHS Rules Book, US Lacrosse Training Guide, a youth pre-game sheet, Fox 40 finger whistle, penalty flag and a US Lacrosse Officials patch upon completion of all requirements.
Once an official has become an official, they are still required to re-certify every season. Officials must attend a free rules and mechanics clinic and pass the youth and NFHS rules test. ALO offers these clinics in the spring.