2013 City Meet Officials Assignments can be found here (coming later).
RCSL relies on parents to assist with running the swim meets. This includes meet officials and stroke and turn judges. Please consider volunteering to become a meet official! It's easy to do and is critical to your team.
Here is the current
list of RCSL officials (pdf
file created 08/05/2013 12:30PM)
Certification and Recertification tests for all officials are administered by an online test service. A valid user name and password is required to access and take the tests. For access, you only need to navigate to the specific test web page link and can input your own username and password.
Here is a guide to the certification process (pdf file created 05/23/2013 am)
Access to the 2013 tests is given below:
For Free Practice test and Reciprocal certification from NAHSSL officials
These tests are available without fee or registration. Reciprocal test are provided for other league credential officials to become certified for RCSL.
Initial Stroke and Turn or Starter / Referee certification requires registration and a $10 processing fee.
Recertification Stroke and Turn or Starter / Referee certification requires registration and a $5 processing fee.
To access the registration portal and process fee using Paypal or your Credit Card go to:
Access to initial or first time certification tests is given below:
Access to recertification tests is given below:
Video Training and Deck Training are required for first time Stroke and Turn and first time Starter-Referee certification. The video training affords the opportunity to better visualize stroke evaluation. Each pool has been provided their own Officiating Swimming DVD and expected to provide suitable opportunities to permit officials the ability to view the tape. Without this training, officials will not be fully certified to officiate a meet. Although not required for recertification, Deck and Video training are recommended for recertification of Stroke and Turn as well as for Starter-Referee Judges.
*** NEW FEATURE – Video Training ON LINE ***
Use the 2013 Rules of Competition as open book reference material for the tests.
To access the USA Swimming Rules online, please visit their website at www.usa-swimming.org. Choose the About link on the top then Rules and Regulations. About 3/4 of the way down the page in the "USA SWIMMING RULEBOOK" section, you will find the PDF file links. (Or try this link for 2013 Rules)
Important 2013 dates
Current list of certified officials will be maintained on the RCSL web site
If you have questions, please email Dave Hudson.