Service Requirement

2019-2020 MWLOA Service Form ‎[Form]‎

US Lacrosse requires all rated umpires to provide annual service to their Local Board to be a member in good standing.  The philosophy expressed in the Umpire's Manual is that a
ll active members will experience the benefits of providing service and the “fabric” of Local Boards will be strengthened by this service.

US/Maine Lacrosse requires ALL of the following: 

  • A minimum of (2) hours/credits of clinic/classroom attendance,
    • National Convention attendance
    • District clinic attendance
    • Returning officials classroom sessions run by the MWLOA Interpreter
      • These will be online through our new GoToMeeting program
      • Dates will be sent to all MWLOA members when they become available
  • A minimum of (2) hours/credits from other forms of service as suggested on the activities list on the form below 

Each official has a full calendar year to complete the requirements: May 1, 2019 - June 1, 2020.  
To be considered “in good standing” for the 2020 season every official must complete their service hours by June 1, 2020. 

Requirements to receive a game schedule for 2020
  • Be a member of US Lacrosse
    • Take and pass the 2020 US Lacrosse/NFHS Rules Exam for high school play
    • Take and pass the 2020 US Lacrosse Youth Rules Exam
  • Have paid your 2020 MWLOA dues
  • Have attended a 2020 Rules Interpretation
  • Have passed or started the process of the Maine Department of Education's Criminal History Record Check (CHRC)