The San Diego Track & Field Officials Association held its annual meeting on Saturday, January 16, 2021, via Zoom. Officers were elected for 2-year terms: Gary MacDonald, President; Nancy Morris, Vice President; Kelly Smith, Secretary; Anne Rentz, Treasurer.
All certified officials must be recertified every 4 years. For information on the process for certification and recertification, go to USATF's Officials Certification Process and Rules Reviews. You must be a member of USATF to be fully certified. The first step in the process is to establish an account at USATF Connect. More information and links can be found on the National Officials Committee Dashboard or USATF Officials.
The local uniform consists of white shirt and khaki slacks, shorts or skirts. Morgan's Monograms is the local source for officials' shirts. Take your own white shirt (or purchase at Morgan's) for the embroidered USATF Certified Officials logo and your name (optional).
Long-time starter and T&F official, Al Dandridge, was inducted into the San Diego County Sports Officials Hall of Fame on October 3, 2017. Check out the story at the San Diego County Sports Officials Hall of Fame or at The San Diego Village Voice & Viewpoint. The same edition (October 12, 2017) had a story about Norman Powell, son of T&F Official Sharon Powell.
Handy Links: Field Events Time Limits High Jump Rules Comparison Pole Vault Rules Comparison 5-Alive Training Finish Line Resources High Jump/Pole Vault Metric Conversion Tables