5253 Sports officials and referees
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Lead statementSports officials and referees observe and enforce rules and regulations governing sporting events, athletic games and sports competitions. They are employed by national, provincial and local sporting commissions, organizations and leagues.
- racetrack timer
- athletics judge
- goal judge
- harness racing starter
- figure skating judge
- sports official
- clerk of the course – racetrack
- sports linesman/woman
- Sports officials require certification by and registration with a sport governing body or commission.
- Sports referees require completion of an officiating program offered by a sport governing body.
- Program leaders and instructors in recreation, sport and fitness