Steps to Become an Official

New officials must complete each of the following steps to earn an official’s certification and be assigned to games.

1. Become a member of US Lacrosse and register with US Lacrosse as a women’s official.

2. Take and pass a US Lacrosse NCIS Background Check if you are 18 years of age or older at the time you submit your Official’s Agreement Form.

3. Register with WWLOA by submitting a 2019 Official’s Agreement Form.

4. Complete the US Lacrosse Online Rules and Penalty Course.

5. Attend a classroom clinic for new officials.

6. Take and pass the 2019 US Lacrosse online Annual Women’s Rules Test.

7. Participate in on-field training and achieve a competency level.

8. Set up an ArbiterSports officiating account.

9. Set up an ArbiterPay account.

You will be notified by email when you receive game assignments. You will
also be notified by text message if you have signed up for Arbiter CONNECTED
in your ArbiterSports account. It is essential you monitor your email
account on a daily basis so that you can respond to game assignments
within 48 hours.

Thank you and have a great season.

New Umpire - Steps to Become an Official
Washington Women’s Lacrosse Officials Association
Box 255, 227 Bellevue Way NE, Bellevue, WA 98004 US
Phone: 425.123.5555