• All USATF Certified Officials (2016-2020), your card ( 6 digits #) will expire after August 2020. Everyone must renew for the next Olympiad Years.
  • Attention: USATF Certified   Officials, who took the Safe sport Training in 2015, 2016, 2017 & 2018 you have expired. You must retake the training at (www.safesport.org) by March 31, 2020.   If you have any questions, please contact Ms. Gloria Louis at (337) 962-3009.
  • Individual must attend a clinic, workshop or training within your association.
  • Individual must complete a USATF Membership.  You can apply prior to the clinic. The cost is $ 30.00 a year.  The application is online at membership@usatf.org or www.usatf.org.  If you have any questions or concerns about membership, please contact, Ms. Earlett Buckley at secretary@southern.usatf.org or at (225)-270-3322.
  • Individual must complete their own Background Check ($16 for 2 years) online before or after the clinic, Websitehttps://usatf.org/safesport/background-screening
  • Individual must complete a Safe Sport Training Course online prior to the clinic or after. Website: https://www.usatf.org/safesport/safesport-training. It is a free training course.
  • The Re-certification fee is $35.00 per Olympiad Years (4years). Make all checks payable to USATF Southern Association. This fee is paid at the time of the clinic.
  •  Additional information paper work, test reviews and forms will be provided at the clinic.
Clinics Dates:
For your convenience a list of certification dates have been provided for you.  Please take a moment to review the list of clinics.  Note there will be other clinics and/or trainings posted at a later day throughout the year.
1. February 15, 2020- (Saturday)
Madison Central High School, 1417 Highland Colony PKWY               Madison, MS. 39110.
Start Time 9:30 AM – 1: 30PM, 
Topics:  Field Events Training, Safe Sport, Background Check, Review of new rules  and Upgrades.

2. March 7, 2020- (Saturday)
Southeastern University, Hammond, LA Room # 100
 (Near the track & field) 
Start Time: 9:30 – 1:30 PM.
Topics:  (Recommendation)   for all   Southern Association Officials who have been selected to officiate the Masters Indoor National in Baton Rouge to attend. USATF, H.S, and NCAA Rules Review,   Official s’ Evaluations at National Championships.  Duties of Field Referee, Duties of the Running Referee, Duties of an Official, Duties of the Head Official., Why Safe sport?  Why Background Check?   When can I Upgrade?   How Many Test Reviews can I take?
May 3, 2020 - (Sunday)   
Lafayette, Main Library, 301 West Congress St., Lafayette, LA 70501
Start Time: 2; 00 PM – 5:00 PM
Topics:  Rules Reviews, Running and Field Events, Safe sport Online, Para Olympic, and Test Reviews Open Book
Other Clinics TBA in 2020.
Shreveport, LA
New Orleans
 UL of Lafayette, LA or Teurlings Catholic High School
Brusly or Baton Rouge, LA