SPORT NEEDS YOU
The Rules require an official to maintain safe conditions and assure a level competition, which is vital to the continued growth of the sport.
LIFE LONG INTEREST
Officiating can offer an extension of your participation in sports, including opportunities as evaluators and educators.
Officiating develops personal skills that translate directly to all aspects of life.
Officiating requires fitness and develops a habit of physical health activity.
GIVE SOMETHING BACK
At the end of your playing days officiating offers a way to participate while directly giving your energy and effort back to the sport and community.
Officiating has many levels, from local, state, regional and national opportunities at the high school, collegiate and even professional level to test and reward you at whatever level you aspire to.
Your ascending success can result in travel opportunities associated with game assignments.
POSITIVE SOCIAL INTERACTIONS
Local association meetings, camps and seminars offer excellent opportunities to meet, learn and develop from and with other officials that can result in lots of fun and positive relationships that can last a lifetime.
Every competition is different and presents unique experiences for you and your crew.
You are paid game fees, and sometimes travel and expenses depending on the level you officiate. A nice way to fund those special activities.