1. Comply with the WMTFOA Code of Ethics.
2. Be punctual in reporting for assigned officiating duties, including allowing time for venue inspection and set-up prior to the warm-up period and competition. (recommended report time is no less than 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start of competition).
3. Possess the appropriate rules book(s) for the competition.
4. Possess and maintain clean and presentable uniform items. Wear the uniform prescribed by meet management neatly. Be prepared to continue duties in all types of weather.
5. Inspect assigned venues to ensure the safety of athletes, officials, and spectators. Correct and report apparent or suspected dangers to meet management before beginning a competition.
6. Be calm, positive, and polite. Refrain from dialog with athletes, coaches, and spectators regarding disputed calls or decisions, and instead refer coaches to the referee, protest table, or games committee for resolution. Report abusive behavior towards officials to meet management
.7. Not use any electronic or photographic devices, INCLUDING CELL PHONES, while officiating.
8. Assist in submitting competition results, cleaning the event area, and returning equipment. Before departing the site determine if any other venues need officiating assistance
9. Attend training sessions and clinics to maintain or update officiating skills. Assist, as appropriate, in developing and presenting training materials.
10. Maintain your own personal fitness, and advise assigners of officials of physical limitations on the ability to perform any assigned duty.
11. Mentor less experienced officials by sharing information and techniques, demonstrating the use of equipment, identifying potential problems or issues and recommending solutions, and encouraging questions.
12. Assist in recruiting new officials.
13. Consider active involvement in association committees.
14. Make recommendations for rules changes as appropriate.