The training and development of officials in Maryland is the highest priority for the SLOA. Training classes for applicants (new officials) and returning officials occurs before and during the season.

The SLOA’s most experienced officials instruct on all facets of the game, especially the areas of emphasis noted in each rulebook. With focused training every year the SLOA is committed to providing the best-trained and competent officials to each league that contracts with us.

Here are some useful downloads for officials to use for self-study and game preparation.