Officials Comprehensive Clinics:

Are you looking to get involved and give back to our sport? Consider becoming an Official…Come to one of our Officials Comprehensive Clinics. You will learn from experienced Officials about some of the requirements to become certified, in order to be eligible for Officiating at Sanctioned Meets and Championships.

Want to see 3-time Olympic medalist, Andre DeGrasse, and many other Olympians and Paralympic athletes up close?

There are many exciting Officiating opportunities and events each year in Ontario, including Local meets, Provincial and National Championships, and International events. This coming July, Ottawa is hosting 3 major Athletics Championships including the “Canadian U20 an Open Combined Events Championships & International Panamerican Combined Event Cup” from July 3-5, the “Canadian Paralympic Championships & International Events – Team USA and other Western Hemisphere Countries ” from July 4-5 and the “Canadian U20 and Open Track & Field Championships” from July 6-9, 2017. Event organizers from the Ottawa Lions would love to have more help with volunteers and officials, so please contact them at: and/ or consider the following free opportunity:


IAAF (International Association of Athletics Federations) Competition Rules 2016-2017

The 2016-2017 IAAF rule books have arrived.  Copies may be obtained from AOO Executive Committee members for $10 plus HST.  (also available from Helen Vasilic (Windsor) and Ann Perry (Ottawa). In addition books may be ordered from the AO office for $10 plus HST + shipping.



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