Below are the things all returning officials need to do so they are eligible to officiate games.
All officials in Washington state must be members of the WALOA group.
WALOA provides education and certification in accordance with US Lacrosse guidelines.
Returning officials need to complete the WALOA renewal process at the Arbiter website. Please make sure your information is up to date (cell phone!), and make sure to set up any blocks for the upcoming season.
Click the link below to go to the WALOA Arbiter registration site.
All returning officials must take and pass an annual Rules Exam.
Make sure to take the test(s) for the level you will be working- youth Games or HS Games.
US Lacrosse may also require an annual Rules refresher course- this provides information on changes to rules and points of emphasis for the upcoming season.
Click the link below to go to our page with the US Lacrosse Courses.
Section 4B applies to Returning Officials.
US Lacrosse requires all officials to attend annual classroom/field training.
This is an opportunity to review any changes or points of emphasis.
Typically there is a classroom session followed by a field day.
Contact your regional trainer for any questions.
Click the link below to see the dates/locations for regional training.
Make sure your Arbiter account is properly configured to be assigned games.
Make sure you have all of your gear.
Make sure you understand any local rules or customs.