San Diego T&F Officials Association President:  Jay Beltz
 San Diego T&F Officials Association Certification Chair:  Lolitia Bache

2019 San Diego Track & Field Officials Association Annual Meeting:   The San Diego T&F OA annual meeting was held on Saturday, January 12.  Officers elected were President Jay Beltz, Vice President Gary MacDonald, Secretary Lillian Mahoney, and Treasurer Anne Rentz.  

2019 SD T&F OA Certification Workshop:  The workshop will be held Saturday, January 19. from 8:30am until approximately 2:00 pm at Innova Systems, 2385 Northside Drive, Suite 300, San Diego, CA 92108
.  There is visitor parking North and South of the building.  The office is a secure facility, and you will need to be escorted on the elevator to the meeting room on the 3rd floor.  If no one is waiting at the door when you arrive, please call Jay Beltz (619-757-8790).  Lunch will be served.  Please don't miss this opportunity to bursh up on your officiating skills - and please invite anyone who might be interested in officiating.

Al Dandridge inducted into SD County Sports Officials Hall of Fame:   Long-time starter and T&F official, Al Dandridge, was inducted into the San Diego County Sports Officials Hall of Fame on October 3, 2017.  Check out the story at the San Diego County Sports Officials Hall of Fame or at  The San Diego Village Voice & Viewpoint.  The same edition (October 12, 2017) had a story about Norman Powell, son of T&F Official Sharon Powell.

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 resources for officials in all disciplines.  

2018 Rules:   The 2018 USATF Rule Book has been posted - printed copies will be available soon.  Other rule books are available at the Officials Resource Center/Current Rule Books.  Check out the 2018 USATF Rules Made Simpler or 2018 USATF Rules Powerpoint.  Visit NCAA Rules for NCAA-specific information and the process for applying to officiate at championship meets.  For a comparison of rules for the different governing bodies, purchase Jim Hanley's 2018 Track & Field Rule Book Differences at

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).

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

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2019 San Diego Track and Field Officials Calendar (tentative)
Date Time  Event                                                     Location
01/12/2019 9:00 am SDT&FOA Annual Meeting  Innova Systems
Mission Valley
01/20/2019 8:30 am SDT&FOA Officials Workshop Innova Systems
Mission Valley
01/26/2019 7:30 am USATF 50km Race Walk Championships Santee
02/17/2019 T.B.A. Certification Workshop (youth-focused) T.B.A.
02/11/2019 9:00 am Youth Officials Certification Clinic T.B.A.
02/15/2019 1:00 pm Cuyamaca College 4-way T&F Meet Cuyamaca College
02/23/2019 10:00 am Mangrum Invitational CSU San Marcos
03/02/2019 T.B.A. Mt. Carmel Dist & Wts Mt. Carmel HS
03/09/2019 11:00 am SD Collegiate Challenge UCSD
03/16/2019 9:00 am Elmer Runge Invitational Patrick Henry HS
03/16/2019 T.B.A. Point Loma Nazarene PLNC
03/22/2019 T.B.A. Aztec Invitational (throws) UCSD
03/22-23/2019 9:00 am Aztec Invitational SDSU
03/23/2019 11:00 am Mt Carmel Invitational Mt Carmel HS
03/30/2019 T.B.A. Point Loma Nazarene PLNC
03/30/2019 10:00 am Cal Collegiate Invitational UCSD
04/05-06/2019 12:00 pm Arnie Robinson Invitational SD Mesa College
04/12-13/2019 9:00 am Triton Invitational UCSD
05/02-03/2019 T.B.A. CCAA Championships UCSD
05/11/2019 10:00 am SD CIF T&F Prelims Mt Carmel HS
05/18/2019 11:00 am SD CIF T&F Finals/Masters Mt Carmel HS
09/15/2019 9:00 am Senior Games SD Mesa College