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Become an Official

Officials are volunteers who play a vital role in providing safe, fair and efficiently run competitions in the sport of athletics—including track and field, cross-country and road racing events. Officials apply the sport rules to maintain integrity and enjoyment at all levels of competitions from local school and club-based events to provincial and national championships and international level competitions. Officials come from all ages and walks of life with backgrounds ranging from current and retired athletes and coaches to parents of young athletes and others who are interested in the sport. Of the many reasons and benefits of being an official, the most common reasons include continuing to be involved in the sport; being part of an enjoyable and social community of like-minded individuals; and a chance to volunteer and develop new knowledge and skills.To learn more about becoming an official contact Brenda O’Connor (