Category Archives: Re-Certification

US Lacrosse Central Hub on Arbiter

arbiterAll officials have been issued a free Arbiter account as part of the US Lacrosse membership.   Those updated will get an email from Arbiter with login instructions.

Your login should be the email address and password associated with your USL membership.ALO submitted the email you registered for the class with.

Anyone not updated or  any others you have should call 410-235-6882 ex.102 and state that they want to change their participation to official, and tell the service person the email address that should be on their USL account BEFORE the update is made.

If you work for a league that uses Arbiter to assign games, you will see that account as well.  Continue reading

2015 Annual Re-Certification

zebra150Officials MUST  re-certify each and very year in order to maintain their status as US Lacrosse Officials.  For the latest information on how to re-certify, check out the Annual Re-Certification page.

October 25th class FULL

The October 25th class for new youth officials us full.  If you would like to be placed on the waiting list,  email Atllacrosseref@gmail.Gmal.com.

Or next training will be this January.  Date and time TBD.

In addition we will hold a number of free re-certification courses for all 2014 referees.

 

 

 

 

 

Youth Official Certification

US Lacrosse provides training, certification and insurance for youth and adult officials.  You can read about the steps needed to complete in order to begin working games here on the US Lacrosse website: Men’s Training and Certification Process.
For those under 18 years of age, there are essentially five steps that one must complete in order to become a certified US Lacrosse Official.
 us lax logo 1. Be a registered member of US Lacrosse.
 ONLINE 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.
 peachwhite 3. Attend the In-Person Class with ALO.
 2014rules 4. Pass the both the NFHS Rules Test and US Lacrosse Youth Test online.For more information on the tests, please review this guide.
 penalty-flag2.jpg 5. Work a Field Training with ALO or you may arrange with ALO to work with an approved trainer in your area.

USLAXPATCHALO 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.

Annual Re-Certification

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.

If you have ANY questions, please contact Greg Hite at ATL.LacrosseRef@gmail.com or Gordon Corsetti GordonCorsetti@gmail.com.

Summer New Officials & Re-certification Class Date & Time TBD

ALO plans to hold a new officials class as well as a re-certification class at the end of the 2014 season.  Dates and times to be announced. Please check back for details.   Continue reading