Officials Training

All WALOA officials are required to be annually certified according to US Lacrosse standards. To meet the requirements of certification, all officials must complete 6 hours of "training" or "continuing education". There are several ways in which a WALOA official can meet this requirement:

- Attend the WALOA Annual General Meeting (3 hours)
- Attend the post-AGM training (3 hours)
- Attend the various L1/L2/L3 training options listed on this website
- NILOA (college) officials receive 3 hours credit for attending the annual NILOA Certification Meeting
- Summer/Fall 2017 LAREDO (3 hours)

Other options may be considered on a case-by-case basis and questions should be directed to WALOA Training Chair, Rob Broxton at

Interest Form

Please complete the Interest Form with your information for the 2019 season, WALOA will contact you in the fall, when training starts. If you have specific questions, email Rob Broxton,

New officials must be 16 years old with a valid drivers license by March 15 2019.

Background Checks

Beginning in 2018, background checks are now an annual requirement and must be done before each spring season to meet requirements of various contracts held by WALOA. Please be sure to go to to complete the screening process.

WALOA registration number is 62946458.

Any questions, ask John Bennett.

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