To become an official, please watch the following videos and review the 2018 USA Swimming Rule Book. The exams are administered by DUSO and can be done at a meet. The test is about thirty (30) minutes long and is open book exam.
Golden Rule of Officiating: The swimmer is given the benefit of the doubt.
Official Training Video
Official Training Video (2013) 39:56 minutes
USA Swimming Videos
The Start: Philosophy and Protocol (2016) 30:36 minutes
Officiating Individual Medley (2015) 2:34 minutes
Officiating Freestyle (2015) 2:26 minutes
Officiating Backstroke (2015) 6:34 minutes
Officiating Butterfly (2015) 5:46 minutes
Officiating Breaststroke (2015) 5:31 minutes
Officiating Relays (2015) 2:01 minutes
USA Swimming Rulebook
These videos are beneficial to officials, coaches, athletes, and parents.