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Men's Training and Certification Process

Men's Officials Training and Certification Process

Level 1 – Baseline Training Checklist

  1. US Lacrosse Membership
    • Includes complimentary enrollment into the US Lacrosse Level 1 Officials Certification Program
  2. US Lacrosse Online Course
  3. In-person local class
  4. Annual Online Test
    • US Lacrosse NFHS Rules Test
  5. Level 1 On-field Evaluation
    • Conducted by your Local Officials Association

Level 1 – Annual Recertification Requirements

  1. US Lacrosse Membership
  2. Current Level 1 Men's Officals Certification
  3. Continuing Education Classroom Time
    • Contact your Local Officials Association for information on classes in your area
  4. Annual Online Test
    • US Lacrosse NFHS Rules Test

Level 2 – Baseline Training Checklist

  1. US Lacrosse Membership
  2. Current Level 1 Men's Officials Certification
  3. Continuing Education Classroom Time
    • Contact your Local Officials Association for information on classes in your area
  4. Annual Online Test
    • US Lacrosse NFHS Rules Test
  5. Level 2 On-field Evaluation
    • Conducted by your Local Officials Association

Level 2 – Annual Recertification Requirements

  1. US Lacrosse Membership
  2. Current Level 2 Men's Officials Certification
  3. Continuing Education Classroom Time
    • Contact your Local Officials Association for information on classes in your area
  4. Annual Online Test
    • US Lacrosse NFHS Rules Test

Level 3 – Baseline Training Checklist

  1. US Lacrosse Membership
  2. Current Level 2 Men's Officials Certification
  3. Continuing Education Classroom Time
    • Contact your Local Officials Association for information on classes in your area
  4. Annual Online Test
    • US Lacrosse NFHS Rules Test
  5. Level 3 On-field Evaluation
    • Conducted by your Local Officials Association

Level 3 – Annual Recertification Requirements

  1. US Lacrosse Membership
  2. Current Level 3 Men's Officials Certification
  3. Attend an Annual Rule Interpretation
    • Conducted by your Local Officials Association or State Athletic Association
  4. Continuing Education Classroom Time
    • Contact your Local Officials Association for information on classes in your area
  5. 20 Hours of active participation throughout the previous certification year
    • Conducting training, evaluations, mentoring, etc... are ways to meet this requirement
  6. Annual Online Test
    • US Lacrosse NFHS Rules Test