Student Recreation Center

Become a Certified Sports Official

Be the One Who Makes the Call!

Do you want to give back to your community, make new friends, stay active and earn some extra income? Becoming a certified sports official is a fun and rewarding way to stay involved with the sports you love at the high school and college level. If you’re interested in getting started on this exciting path, Intramural Sports at the Student Recreation Center has the resources you need. 

Sign Up for More Information on Becoming a Certified Sports Official

Please complete the following to receive information from the USU’s Student Recreation Center about becoming a certified High School and Intramural Sports official:

Which sports are you interested in officiating?

Information Sessions

Register now to attend the High School & College Intramural Sports Officials Information Session, then join us from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 12 via Zoom. During regional breakout sessions, local leaders will share information about officiating high school sports and college intramural sports programs in your coverage area. We’ll explore the ins and outs of this exciting field, including the process of becoming a certified sports official, the benefits of certification, tips for success and helpful resources.



Visit these websites to learn more about the world of High School and Intramural Sports officiating:

  • The National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) provides leadership, administration, establishes rules and regulations for the sanctioning of events, and formulates model rationales for high school eligibility rules for use by high school athletics and activities administrators.
  • The California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) Southern Section strives to strengthen the integrity of students and adults across the state by promoting the concepts of sportsmanship, honesty and quality academics. These priorities advance the highest principles of character – trustworthiness, respect, responsibility, fairness, caring and good citizenship.
  • NIRSA: Leaders in Collegiate Recreation comprises and supports leaders in collegiate recreation. As college and university students develop into future leaders, NIRSA members support their learning and growth by fostering lifelong habits of wellbeing. Leadership, teamwork, dedication, and respect are among the many skills exercised by inclusive competition, fitness and recreation.