Officials Town Hall Meetings


Tuesday, June 8, 2021 Officials Town Hall:

June 8 – Audio/Video

Tuesday, May 11, 2021 Officials Town Hall:

May 11 – Audio/Video

NOC Guidelines for World Athletics Shoe Rule 5

Tuesday, April 13, 2021 Officials Town Hall:

April 13 – Audio/Video

Tuesday, March 16, 2021 Officials Town Hall:

March 16 – Audio/Video

Tuesday, February 16th, 2021 Officials Town Hall:

February 16 – Audio/Video 

This Officials Town Hall included a presentation on Social Media from AO’s Marketing & Communication Coordinator, Emily Sitarz.
Click Here to view the slide presentation


Tuesday, November 3rd, 2020 Officials Town Hall:

November 3rd – Written Summary
November 3rd – Audio/Video

Safe Sport Policy Manual Introduction for Officials

October 6th, 2020 Officials Town hall:

October 6th – Audio/Video

2020 AOO Annual General Meeting

The 2020 AO Officials AGM took place on Saturday, November 21 via the virtual platform Zoom. Below is the audio/video summary of the meeting.

2020 Officials AGM Audio/Video Summary

IAAF Competition Rules 2020-21

The 2020-21 IAAF rule books  have recently arrived. Copies may be obtained from AOO Executive Committee members for $15 including HST.. In addition books may be picked up from the AO office for $20 including HST (+ shipping if you would like them shipped).


Officials Beginner Courses

Looking to become an official? The courses below are some of the first steps to your officiating journey!

(Listed A-Z)

(as November 20, 2020)

AC Meet Record Card

AO Officials by Discipline and Level
(As of May, 2021)

AO Officials Expenses Guidelines

AO Technical Official’s Travel Expense Claim Form

AO Travel Policy

Athletics Canada Competition Rules

Athletics Ontario Policies and Procedures for the Staging of Provincial Championships

IAAF Competition Rules 2018-2019

IAAF Photo Finish Guidelines

IAAF Race Walk Guidelines

IAAF Scoring tables for Combined events

IAAF Starting Guidelines

IAAF The Referee

IPC-Athletics Rules & Regulations

List of Official of the Year Recipients for Ontario as of 2019

NOC Guidelines for World Athletics Shoe Rule 5


OFSAA Playing Regulations

OUA Rules & Regulations

Terms of Reference of the AOOEC and AOO

USports Track & Field Regulations

WPA Resource for Meet Directors & Officials


Premier Partners

Secondary Partners