Pathways

Officiating Course Delivery Official Lead Official Head Official National Official
Criteria Young Officials Award Level 1 Level 2 Level 3 Level 4
Age Must be over 14 years of age 16 years or older on day of certification 18 years or older on day of certification 18 years or older on day of certification
Experience None Must have Level 1 or meet RPL minimum standards Must have level 2 Must have Level 3
Course Certification English Lacrosse English Lacrosse English Lacrosse English Lacrosse English Lacrosse
Tutor Contact Time 1 day 1 day 1 day plus tournament / match assessment 1 day plus tournament or match assessment Assessment at relevant standard tournament / match
Resources YOA Pack Officiating Pack Officiating Pack
Hard copy resource Hard copy resource Hard copy rule book (women’s) FIL Rules FIL Rules
Quick flip cards Quick flip cards Cards (women’s) FIL Game Management FIL Game Management
Online rule book Supporting videos
Supporting videos
Other Course Requirements None Pass rules test Pass rules test Annual high level workshop and rules review Annual high level workshop and rules review
3 submitted official competency forms signed off by qualified, opposing official, captain or teacher 5 competency feedback forms Pass rules test Pass rules test
Or face to face assessment Visual assessment Identified e-learning modules Identified e-learning modules
1:2:1 feedback during a tournament or match Visual assessment Visual assessment
1:2:1 feedback during tournament 1:2:1 feedback during tournament
What does it enable me to do? Officiate POP or INTO lacrosse Officiate lacrosse with another qualified official Be the lead official in U19, all BUCS or club league fixture Be the lead official in all standards except International Lead at National and international events
Be part of a 2 “crew” official in BUCS (non- premier), club lacrosse below Premier or U15 lacrosse