Jay Beltz   San Diego T&F Officials Association President

2017 Annual Meeting and Certification Clinic:   The annual meeting of the San Diego Track and Field Officials Association was held Saturday, January 21, 2017.  The meeting included election of officers, 2017 schedule, rule changes, recertification requirements for the 2017-2020 Olympiad, the USATF convention report, and was followed by the 2017 Certification Workshop (if you missed this one, you may attend the one that the Youth Comittee is putting on on February 19).  Officers elected were Jay Beltz (president), Gary MacDonald (Vice President), Lillian Mahoney (Secretary), and Lolitia Bache (Treasurer).

Certification for 2017-2020 Olympiad:  
All certified officials must be recertified every 4 years.  For information on the process for certification and recertification, go to USATF's Officials Certification Process and Certification Forms and Rules Reviews.   Use the 2016 USATF Rule Book for the rules review.  You must be a current member of USATF to be fully certified.

USATF Officials Web Site:   Check out the USATF Officials web site for the latest officals news and the Best Practices for resources for officials in all disciplines.

2017 Rules:   The 2017 USATF Rule Book has been posted.  Other rule books can be found at the Officials Resource Center.  Check out USATF Rules Made Simpler.  For a comparison of rules for the different governing bodies, purchase Jim Hanley's 2017 Track & Field Rule Book Differences at jim.hanley.cc.

Uniforms:   The local uniform consists of white shirt and khaki slacks, shorts or skirts.   Morgan's Monograms is the local source for officials' shirts.  Take your own white shirt (or purchase at Morgan's) for the embroidered USATF Certified Officials logo and your name (optional).

On-Line Training:   The National USATF Officials Training Center contains useful training tutorials, manuals, forms, and resources for track and field officials.

Handy Links:        Field Events Time Per Trial Table      5-Alive Training     Finish Line Resources
High Jump/Pole Vault Metric Conversion Tables      Vertical Jumps Recording Sheet

Webmaster:   Don't see what you need on this web page?  Let the Webmaster know!

2017 San Diego Track and Field Officials Calendar
Date Time  Event                                                     Location
01/21/2017 8:30 am SDT&FOA Annual Meeting / Officials Certification Workshop SD Mesa College
02/19/2017 9:00 am Youth Officials Certification Clinic Orange Glen HS
02/25/2017 10:00 am Mangrum Invitational CSU San Marcos
03/04/2017 10:00 am All-UC Championships UCSD
03/11/2017 11:00 am SD Collegiate Challenge UCSD
03/23-25/2017 9:00 am Aztec Invitational SDSU
03/25/2017 11:00 am Mt Carmel Invitational Mt Carmel HS
03/26/2017 10:00 am Carlsbad 5000 Carlsbad
04/01/2017 9:00 am Arnie Robinson Invitational SD Mesa College
04/01/2017 10:00 am Cal Collegiate Invitational UCSD
04/04-05/2017 10:00 am SoCal Multis Championships OTC Chula Vista
04/19/2017 1:00 pm PCAC Prelims SD Mesa College
04/20/2017 11:00 am Throws/Vault Competition OTC Chula Vista
04/21-22/2017 9:00 am Triton Invitational UCSD
04/22/2017 1:00 pm PCAC Finals SD Mesa College
04/28-29/2017 9:30 am PacWest Conference Championships PLNU
05/13-14/2017 11:00 am High Performance #1 OTC Chula Vista
05/20/2017 10:00 am SD CIF T&F Prelims Mt Carmel HS
05/27/2017 11:00 am SD CIF T&F Finals/Masters Mt Carmel HS
05/27-28/2017 11:00 am High Performance #2 OTC Chula Vista
06/04/2017 7:00 am The Original Rock 'N' Roll Marathon San Diego
06/10/2017 9:00am SD USATF Association Championships SD Mesa College
06/18-19/2017 11:00 am High Performance #3 OTC Chula Vista
06/27/2017 9:00 am Chuck McMahon Memorial &
SD USATF Masters T&F Championships
07/21/2017 11:00 am SDT&FOA Awards Brunch ADM Baker Club
08/20/2017 7:00 am AFC Half-Marathon San Diego
09/17/2017 9:00am Senior Games SD Mesa College