Race Officials ensure quality, integrity and consistency for all participants in the sport of sailboat racing, from casual weeknight club racing to world championships. They are trained, certified and supported by US Sailing, and they have the resources of the organization at their disposal Race Officials are sailors like you who volunteer their time because they enjoy the work and because they believe in the importance of giving back to the sport.

For additional information and resources, please visit the US Sailing Race Officials Page at http://www.ussailing.org/race-officials/

General Race Official Resources

Find A Race Official (Judge, Umpire or Race Officer)
Find a Seminar
Host a Seminar
Sailing Officials Automated Reporting System (SOARS)
Rules information
Changes to the Racing Rules of Sailing 2017-2020 That Affect Race Administration
Forms, Diagrams & Equipment


Judge Programs
Continuing Education
Online Testing
Recommend a Candidate

Race Officers (RO)

R.O. Programs
Renew Club R.O. Certification
Area Race Officers


Umpire Programs
Umpire Training & Certification
Materials for Umpires