Southwestern Track & Field Officials Association

Official SWTFOA training offered at the Texas Greatest Athlete multi competition on Saturday & Sunday, June 2 & 3, 2018, at St Mark's School of Texas in Dallas. Click here for more information & a link to the signup sheet.

SWTFOA traiining in the throws (by George Adams) & using the Leica Disto E7500i to measure the throws (by Chris Marcellus) will be offered at the Southwestern Association Open & Masters Championships on Saturday, May 26, 2018. Registration info to come.


Officiating Resources On

Leica Disto E7500i Distance Laser Measurer
Using The Leica Disto E7500i To Measure The Field Events (PDF file)
USATF Laser Instruments Presentation December 2014 (PDF file)
Leica Disto E7500i Users Manual (PDF file)

George Adams' Powerpoints On Officiating The Throws:
Officiating The Throws
Discus Positioning
Hammer Positioning
Javelin Positioning
Shotput Positioning

Dr. David "Doc" Tyson's Horizontal Jumps:
2014 Major HS Rule Changes
Absence From Competition
Copy Of Track Resume & Tax Info
Evaluation Form
Event Personnel Pre-Meet Review
Flight Coordinator Instructions To Athletes
Horizontal Jumps Equipment
High School LJ/TJ Rules
Instructions For Horizontals
LJ/TJ Breaking Ties
LJ/TJ Officials Responsibilities
Recorder - Cheat Sheet
Position Review Prior To Meet
UIL Revised Uniform Rules 2014

Chris Marcellus' Vertical Jumps:
Officiating The High Jump
Officiating The Pole Vault
High School Pole Vault Instructions (Word document)
High School Pole Vault Instructions (PDF file)
NCAA Pole Vault Instructions (Word document)
NCAA Pole Vault Instructions (PDF file)
USATF Pole Vault Instructions (Word document)
USATF Pole Vault Instructions (PDF file)
PV/HJ Rules Spreadsheet (Word document; hint-print double-sided & laminate)
PV/HJ Rules Spreadsheet (PDF file; hint-print double-sided & laminate)
SWTFOA High Jump Training
SWTFOA Pole Vault Training

SWTFOA Training
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