-Please click here to sign up for our volunteer email list.

-Become a USAW LWC Referee to gain confidence and knowledge so you can volunteer where needed at the Texas State Championships and local meets in your area.

To become a Local referee, one must:

  • Be a current USA Weightlifting member, 18 years or older. Results for those who attempt to take the clinic without a USA Weightlifting membership will not be processed.
  • If you do not pass the Referee Test, there is a 30 day waiting period.
  • Other than possible membership registration/renewal, there are no costs or fees associated with becoming a USA Weightlifting Local (Local Weightlifting Committee) Referee at this time.
  • Attend or view the USA Weightlifting LWC Referee Clinic conducted by USA Weightlifting National (or higher) Referee. The online clinic can be found at: http://www.teamusa.org/USA-Weightlifting/Referees/Referee-Clinic-Video
  • Pass the ONLINE test. Instructions on how to access the test can be found at the end of the Clinic.
  • USA Weightlifting Local Referee clinics may be arranged with USA Weightlifting National (or higher) Referee outside of a USA Weightlifting Local Competition, at a USA Weightlifting Local Competition or at a USA Weightlifting National Competition; however ALL testing must be completed online. No paper exams will be processed.