How to Become a USARS Roller Derby Official


You must first become a member with USA Roller Sports.

  • If you are planning on being an official only the membership fee is $45.
  • If you plan on being a coach and official, you will need to register has a coach ($85), then contact USARS to add your official’s membership at no cost.  Same as if you plan on being a skater and official, you need to register as a skater ($85) then contact USARS to add your official’s membership at no cost.
  • If you are already a current register USARS coach or skater, please contact USARS to add your officials membership.
  • Here is the link to our online registration information and link to the actual registration site.

    USARS Online Registration Information

  • If you wish to register with paper applications here is the link to our forms pages, where you can find the official only application, skater application where you can register as a skater and official, and the coaches application where you can register as a coach and official.

    USARS Forms and Applications


    You must pass a Criminal Background Check and Complete the Safe Sport Youth Protection Training.

  • Each of these items are required by the United States Olympic Committee which governs USARS.
  • Each one of these items can be completed through the RSportz system after you register, or when log in to your account, there are links to follow on your personal membership account dashboard
  • Here is more information on these items.

    USARS Criminal Background Check and Safe Sport Training


    You must sign a Code of Ethics From

  • Here is that form

    Code of Ethics form


    You must meet all the requirements required by the Roller Derby Officials Testing Program

  • Click Here for the 2019 USARS Roller Derby Referee Certification Program
  • Click Here for the USARS Derby Referee Certification Points Assessment Form

    Officials Testing

  • Tests are based on World Skate International Rules Version 2
  • Once you complete the online registration, or sent in a paper application, or have contacted USARS to add an official’s membership, you will receive and email from USARS asking you which test you would like, the NSO test of referee test.If you do not receive this email, please contact USARS.
  • Once you have completed the test and sent it back into to USARS, it will be graded, you must receive a 90% to pass the test.You can retake if you don’t not pass.

    Officials Credentials

  • Once you have completed all the requirements above your official level will be updated in the USARS/RSportz system and you will be emailed a USARS Roller Derby Officials certificate.
  • Your official level will also show on your membership card, which you can download or print from the RSportz system.


  Officials Travel Benefits



Roller Derby Coaches & Officials – Brent Benson 402-483-7551 x206


USA Roller Sports, a non-profit corporation under section 501 (c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, is the National Governing Body (NGB) for amateur roller skating in the United States under the Amateur Sports Act of 1978.  USA Roller Sports is a member of the United States Olympic Committee (USOC)the World Skate Organization, and the Pan American Sports Organization (PASO).


For more information, please contact us at:
USA Roller Sports

4730 South Street

Lincoln, NE 68506

(402) 483-7551

FAX (402) 483-1465