SD-I Official Gregg Hara was mentioned in National Officials Committee (NOC) May Newsletter as being one of the 50 longest-serving officials since certification began 50 years ago. The NOC Newsletter is full of information for officials - go here if you are not currently receiving it. Also brand-new official Charlenne Falcis-Stevens of Torrey Pines HS was recognized by the San Diego section of CIF as Girls' Track Coach of the Year.
The San Diego Track & Field Officials Association annual meeting and cerrtification clinic was held on Saturday, January 14, 2023, via Zoom. All officials were encouraged to attend, as well as anyone considering becoming a T&F official. A team of expienced officials gave presentations on various events and aspects of officiating. Missed the workshop? View the videos!
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. Currently certified and wish to upgrade your Certification Level? Fill out the Upgrade Application and send to the Certification Chair. To help in the upgrade process, print out and keep track of the meets you work on the Officials Resume Form.
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 garment (or purchase at Morgan's) for the embroidered USATF Certified Officials logo and your name (optional).
Handy Links: 🆕2023 High Jump Rules Comparison 🆕2023 Pole Vault Rules Comparison High Jump/Pole Vault Metric Conversion Tables High Jump Metric Conversion Table (color) 5-Alive Training (2023 - used only in HS meets) Jim Hanley's 2023 Track & Field Rule Book Differences