This annual award is given to a Certified Official in recognition of outstanding and significant contributions to U.S. Masters Swimming at the international, national, zone, and/or local level, including pool and open water competitions. The recipient does not require membership in U.S. Masters Swimming. An individual may receive this award only once. The recipient may be a currently active official or one who has retired from officiating or is deceased.

Please direct any questions about the USMS Officials Excellence award to the Chair of the Officials Committee.

Nominations are due by July 1