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Training Events

"Our mission is to create a safe environment where lacrosse players can have fun while learning to play the game by the rules."

Note to parents: Being a successful lacrosse official requires a high level of responsibility and maturity. If a high school student has the requisite level of responsibility and maturity, he or she should be able to complete the process on his or her own. Because of that, we ask that parents refrain from e-mailing or calling on behalf of their children. If your child has a question or issue, please have your child address it with one of the instructors or training coordinators.



Registration for the Training is complete through the WALOA Registration process. If you registered at www.waloa.arbitersports.com, you are signed up for the session. There is no additional reservation or payment required.

Bring your RULE BOOK to the classroom sessions.

Sunday 2/12/17 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Youth Officials Classroom Session 1 – SPU Demaray 150

Sunday 2/19/17 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Youth Officials Classroom Session 2 – SPU Demaray 150

Saturday 2/25/17  Field Training (to be located at various regional sites)

SPU = Seattle Pacific University, Seattle, Washington
Demaray Hall
Address: 509 West Bertona, Seattle, WA 98119


You are required to have a complete uniform for the training sessions on 2/25, and for working any games this season.
The common sources for starter packages are: 

Certification tests (both the NFHS Rules and the USL Youth Rules) will be administered online - when the tests are posted by USL. Youth Officials are required complete BOTH tests. We will notify all registered officials when the tests are available.

Become a Lacrosse Official
Interested in becoming a boys lacrosse official in Washington? Visit www.waloa.arbitersports.com, click on Register for the desired level, then complete the form and payment information. We will contact you regarding training.