Use this form if you are applying for Certification. Nobody may apply for certification unless they have completed the requirements.
Applying for any level of Certification is not a guarantee that someone will receive that level. Other levels, Recognition, or no certification, may also be granted based on proven performance.
Recommendation to Apply for Certification:
* Must have actively officiated (not as an alternate) games of Roller Derby under the WFTDA Ruleset. If you do not meet these metrics, your personal history could still be enough! Please email email@example.com to discuss. Everybody's story is different.
** Level 1: 10 roller derby games in the prior year
** Level 2: 20 regulation or sanctioned games, plus 10 additional games, in the past two years
** Level 3: 15 sanctioned games, plus 15 additional games, in the past two years
* Must have have the required Overviews of Officiating Skill (OOSes) on record, PRIOR to submitting this form.
*** The form to fill out an OOS is here: http://www.wftda.org/officiating/certification/overview
-- use this form to check who has filled out an OOS for you already: https://goo.gl/forms/THxmlwLwdvtHQ0dh2
and please refer your Reviewers to our guide on how to provide an Overview: https://resources.wftda.org/officiating/roller-derby-certification-program-for-officials/reviewing-others/
*** One must be from a HEAD OFFICIAL
*** One must be from an ATHLETE or ATHLETE REPRESENTATIVE
*** One must be from another official: PEER, HEAD, or EXPERIENCED
*** Level 2 applications must include one additional OOS (beyond Level 1) from any other official
*** Level 3 applications, that "one additional OOS" (beyond level 1) must be from an EXPERIENCED official
* Must have completed the online learning sessions produced by WFTDA Officiating Education here: https://certification-wftda.talentlms.com/index
*** Risk Management
*** Level 1 applications must also complete the three position-specific courses (3 NSO courses or 3 referee courses, depending on your application)
*** Level 2 & 3 applications must also complete all six micro-courses, whether they are applying for Ref or NSO cert: Discretion - The Act of Making a Choice • Jammer Swaps • Pack Definition • Scoring • Star Passes • Using Good Judgement to Make a Call
* Must have completed the Rules Test
** Level 1 applications must have completed the Basic Test of Rules Knowledge
** Level 2 and 3 applications must have completed the Advanced Test of Rules Knowledge
* Choose the level to which you are applying based on these guidelines: https://resources.wftda.org/officiating/roller-derby-certification-program-for-officials/what-do-certification-levels-mean/
** Level 1: Understood by your local area to be consistent in at least one role
** Level 2: Understood in your region to be excellent in at least one role and to have a general understanding of all roles
** Level 3: Understood to be world-class in at least one role and to have a holistic and textured understanding of the sport and how to officiate it across the board
** All Certified officials should ensure that they have addressed the points of feedback in their prior Certification Review Summary prior to applying for a higher level
Note: Your email address entered below MUST match the one on record for your officiating identity.