Competition Officials

Calling for Competition Officials

To submit an Expression of Interest (EOI) to Officiate at any, or all of the LAQ Competitions, please use one of the following links and submit the application as soon as possible.

Online Officials EOI:  2019/20 Season

EOI Editable Form(s) 2019/20 Season

Every LAQ Carnival and Championships owes much of its success to the volunteer Officials.

Prior to the commencement of each season, the Officials Committee calls for applications for all levels of Officials including Key, Chief, Judges, General, and Trainee Officials for track, field and admin areas. Applications are normally required by early September; however, they are accepted throughout the season.

All Officials applying must complete and sign an Officials Code of Conduct (please read) and provide details of their suitability card status. Please note, with current Government rules & regulations, as a best practice members / Officials are now required to be suitability cardholders, if officiating at any / all LAQ Competitions. To view the LAQ policies, please use these links, Blue Card Child Protection. If you have not yet applied for a blue card, please visit the Commission for Children & Young People & Child Guardian Website for further information and application forms.

LAQ Competitions: Appointed Officials

2019 McDonald’s State Relay Championships Appointments  as at 14/12/19.   This list will be updated and posted as appropriate.

Appointments to LAQ competitions will be competency based, subject to specific criteria and will be assessed on an individual basis. Appointments of the LAQ Competition Officials will posted on this webpage and can be reviewed by using the relevant link(s) below as they become available. Individual notices will not be issued. Please note, appointments maybe changed at the discretion of the Officials Committee.

Any Official that intended / hoped to Officiate as a Key, Chief or General Official and find that they are not listed are encouraged to contact Karen Lunt through the LAQ Office. Likewise, we encourage Centre members and parents who are attending these competitions to assist at the events when there are calls for General Officials.

LAQ strives to appoint Officials for Key and Chief roles based on the applications received by the required date; however, any interested persons may register their interest in Officiating at an LAQ competition by returning an Official Application form to the LAQ Office at any time.

General Officials are required to assist on each event and only require a willingness to help. Volunteers should be aware of the programmed event start time, and be prepared at the event at least 15 minutes prior to these times. All Officials must sign-in prior to the start of the event for insurance purposes.

We look forward to seeing you on the Arena