How to be an Official

Requirements to Officiate

  1. If you are a new official, please contact us with your information.
  2. Join USLacrosse.  Register at  Indicate that you want a membership as an official. Our Board is Northern California.
  3. Complete Training Requirements: Online Courses, Classroom Training, Field Training.
  4. Pass the USLacrosse Women’s Official Rules Test.
  5. Update your ARBITER account. All officials who successfully complete training and testing will be sent a link to register with Arbiter. Officials must check their email and keep their Arbiter account current throughout the season.
  6. Sign up for Ref Pay and link to Arbiter Account.
  7. Pay NCWLUA Dues.