In the Southwestern Association, Officials are administered and certified through our Officials Certification Chair. Policies concerning officials, fees, additional certification requirements, certification upgrades, etc. are developed by the Southwestern Track & Field Officials Association (SWTFOA) and approved by the Association.

Local Information

For information on becoming a certified official, upgrades for existing officials, local meets to work and other local resources please visit the website for the Southwestern Track & Field Officials Association (SWTFOA) at the link below.

Southwestern Track & Field Officials Association

National Information

For overall information on officials certification, national meets to apply for and a plethora of officials resources, please visit the National Officials Committee's website linked below.

USATF National Officials Committee (NOC)

News for Officials

Homegoing Services for Spencer Harris III

It with our deepest condolences to announce the passing of our colleague Spencer Harris III.

Spencer transitioned from time into eternity on Thursday, December 20, 2018.

Southwestern Officials selected for several National Meets in 2019

There will be an EMD (Electronic Measurement Judge) Officials Training in Lafayette, LA,

USATF Junior Olympic Pit Lane for Race Walk

USATF has adopted the Pit Lane for Racewalking in Junior Olympic Compeitions