Events | Beach Officiating Training Opportunities

Beach Officiating Training Opportunities

USA Volleyball offers three levels of certification for several opportunities for beach officials, ranging from local all the way up to national. Events are scheduled to make the certification and training process as flexible as possible. Candidates should choose the most appropriate option based on their level of officiating experience and personal preference. This is a great opportunity to learn the craft, improve your skills, gain experience and confidence!

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Register for Current Beach Training & Certification Opportunities

The registration process for the current events below should allow you to select and register for the training event that best meets your needs, quickly and easily. Once registered for an event, you will be automatically added to a specific email information stream to provide you with specifics about your event, right up to your starting day.

Other training opportunities being set up in other parts of the country. Information posted here when available.

Registration Information
  • USAV membership required
    • An inexpensive, one-event membership available
  • USAV Background Check and SafeSport Training required
    • For Local evaluations, please complete registration no later than two weeks before the event to ensure time to complete
  • Registrations are refundable if the event is canceled or you are unable to attend
National Beach Official Camp & Evaluation
USAV Beach Pairs Championships

Hermosa Beach, CA | May 8-10, 2019

  • Classroom session | May 8, 7-9PM
  • National training and evaluations | May 9 & 10
  • Finals | May 11 (candidates not involved but welcome to observe)

Register  Beach Official Application

Local Beach Evaluation | Zonal Beach Evaluation | Zonal Beach Camp and Evaluation
Gateway Open BNQ

Ballwin, MO | May 24-26, 2019

  • Classroom session | May 24, 6-10PM
  • Local and Zonal training and evaluations | May 25 & 26 | Flexibility on which days a candidate attends is permitted for certain events, upon request | Please email request
  • Finals | May 27 (candidates not involved but welcome to observe)

Register  Beach Official Application

Local Beach Evaluation | Zonal Beach Evaluation | Zonal Beach Camp and Evaluation
USAV NBT Championships (Session I)

Los Angeles, CA | July 17-20, 2019

  • Classroom session | July 17, 6-10PM
  • Local and Zonal training and evaluations | July 18-20 | Flexibility on which days a candidate attends is permitted for certain events, upon request | Please email request

Register  Beach Official Application

Local Beach Evaluation | Zonal Beach Evaluation | Zonal Beach Camp and Evaluation
USAV NBT Championships (Session II)

Los Angeles, CA | July 20-23, 2019

  • Classroom session | July 20, 6-10PM
  • Local and Zonal training and evaluations | July 21-23 | Flexibility on which days a candidate attends is permitted for certain events, upon request | Please email request

Register  Beach Official Application

Local Beach Evaluations | Zonal Beach Evaluations | Zonal Beach Camp and Evaluations
USAV Beach HP Championships

Los Angeles, CA | July 28-30, 2019

  • Classroom session | July 28, 6-10PM
  • Local and Zonal training and evaluations | July 29 & 30
  • Finals | July 31 (candidates not involved but welcome to observe)

Register  Beach Official Application

Beach Official Evaluations

Below are the requirements for each level of Beach Official Evaluations.

Local Beach Official Evaluation — The Region will lead this event
  • Candidates attend evening classroom session
  • Officiate the next day with coaching, mentoring and formal evaluation from regional staff, and/or national clinicians
  • Successful candidates earn Local beach official rating and become eligible to officiate within their region
  • Fee $75 – based on region cost
Zonal Beach Official Evaluation
  • Candidates attend evening classroom session and take rules exam
  • Officiate the next day with coaching, mentoring and formal evaluation from national clinicians
  • Successful candidates earn Zonal beach rating and become eligible to officiate most levels of play, including collegiate
  • Cost – $200
  • Existing Local or indoor Jr. National/National certification and Beach Official Application required | Click here
Zonal Beach Official Camp & Evaluation

A great opportunity to learn the craft, improve your skills, gain experience and confidence, and get certified!

  • Candidates attend evening classroom session and take rules exam
  • Officiate second day with coaching and mentoring from national clinicians - debrief that evening
  • Officiate third day under formal evaluation of national clinician
  • Flexibility on which days a candidate attends is permitted for certain events, upon request | Please email request
  • Successful candidates earn Zonal beach rating and become eligible to officiate most levels of play, including collegiate
  • Cost – $300
  • Existing Local or indoor Jr. National/National certification and Beach Official Application required | Click here
National Beach Official Camp & Evaluation
  • Candidates attend evening classroom session and take rules exam
  • Officiate second day with coaching and mentoring from national clinicians - debrief that evening
  • Officiate third day under formal evaluation of national clinician
  • Successful candidates earn National rating
  • Cost – $200
  • Existing Zonal Beach certification, Beach Official Application, and bio required | Click here

Find Your USAV Region

Locate your USA Volleyball Region to Begin Your Certification Process or Contact Regional Chairpersons.
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