Sports officiating offers a fun, social environment and a flexible, on-campus work schedule. Training is provided by the intramural professional staff.

For a list of current job openings, check our Employment Opportunities.

Spring 2018

Officials needed for Soccer, Softball, and Passing League for Spring Quarter

Orientation Meeting

THURSDAY, MARCH 1st                     4:30-5:30 PM – MEETING ROOM 246, IMA

General official’s orientation.  Learn about working as an intramural sports official, schedule opportunities, general policies, and payroll.

Officials must attend and be hired after the Orientation Meeting, in order to attend the sport-specific training meetings below:



Tuesday, March 27th, 4:30-5:30pm in IMA Meeting Room 246

Discussion of rules, field coverage, and mechanics.  Training video: “Improving Refereeing Skills”

Play begins Monday April 2, 2018



Wednesday, March 28th, 4:00-5:30pm in IMA Meeting Room 246

Introduction to slow-pitch softball rules, umpire’s responsibilities, safety procedures, and equipment checkout procedures will be given.

Play begins Monday April 2, 2018


  • The information covered in the above meetings is designed to help you become a better employee and official, and you are responsible for knowing the rules and basic mechanics.  The meetings are intended to emphasize important aspects of the intramural program, and all individuals interested in working for UW Recreation are strongly encouraged to attend.