Please make sure that your USATF membership is renewed for 2019. A current membership is required for certification, along with a current background screening.
There have been some recent updates regarding SafeSport. These updates have come to USATF from the US Center for SafeSport. Here is some information that applies to our officials:
In the March edition of the USATF newsletter, new guidelines were published for the USATF Officials uniform. One item mentioned was the plain white hat. That white Certified Officials cap just arrived in the Team USATF Store and is available for purchase for $20.00. A password is required if you would like to purchase the rule book.
Several people have been passing on the password in order to purchase books and hats and possibly selling as a profit. This is not the purpose of giving you the password. If you are not up to date in the required areas, you are not considered a certified official. Read the guidelines to include what a certified official is covered under in accordance with USATF.
If you would like to order a rule book, a hat or both, please email me at: email@example.com and let me know the quantity for each item. Please add $2.00 for shipping and handling for each item. I will order in bulk representing the USATF Association. Send the funds to: USATF Alabama, P.O. Box 1694, Auburn, AL 36831. Put your CURRENT membership number on your check or money order, I will then confirm if you are currently a certified official. If you are not, your funds will be returned back to you.