Officials certification for the 2021-2024 Olympiad has begun

Recertification/New Certification for the 2021-2024 Olympiad has begun!

The goal is to have everyone’s complete applications by December 31, 2020. Below is a checklist of items that will need to be completed:
o USATF Membership needs to be made current ($40 per year/$140 for 4 years)
o USATF Recertification/Certification Application and Rules Review must be completed. They can be done online at the link below or you can choose the print version and submit them to us.
o SafeSport Training Must be completed. The link is on the attached form. This must be done every 2 years (no cost).
o A Current Background screening must be done. This is also done every 2 years (cost is $22).
o A photo should be submitted ONLY if you do not already have one in your profile and on your id card, preferably in a jpeg format.
o USATF Recertification fee of $20 must be submitted to the NEUSATF.
o The NEUSATF certification fee of $15 must be submitted to the NEUSATF.

The following Links are listed in the attached document. They will assist in processing procedures:
USATF Connect – online official’s profiles
Frequently Asked Questions
Recertification Application Form
Recertification hard copy form
Rules Reviews
SafeSport and Background Check – Login and click on View, Profile
The online certification form is ready and posted on the dashboard at Questions should be addressed to Mark Heckel.

One check for both the certification/recertification fee made out to USATF can be mailed to the address below. If you prefer to not take your test online, you may print it off, complete it and scan it to or it can also be mailed to:
Molly Lloyd
1620 Eagle Dr
Yutan NE 68073
If you have questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to reach out by email at or call Mike by phone at 402-690-9804.

Mike Maryott, Certification Chair
Molly Lloyd, Assistant Certification Chair

P.S. If you are concerned about the cost of application, please let us know. We will entertain a motion to waive the state fee and pay the USATF application fees for first-time officials and those who have current hardships at the Annual meeting in January if one occurs.

(posted November 5, 2020)