Technical Officials

Click HERE to learn how to access the LWC Referee Exam through your BARS membership profile.

You must be a CURRENT MEMBER to be a referee, with U.S. Center for SafeSport training in good standing. 

Meet directors are required to verify the membership/eligibility of a referee prior to a meet. 

Membership and Referee Certifications are displayed in the certifications sections of your member profile. You can access your membership profile by signing into BARS. 

Please contact USA Weightlifting if you have a referee certification that is not showing in your membership profile. 


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