The USASF trains and certifies Legality Officials for All Star Cheer and All Star Dance on an annual basis. Certification term is based on each annual All Star season. Training courses for certification are available throughout the summer and early fall. Please see below for dates, locations and details.

All Legality Official candidates (on-site and online candidates) must

  1. Attend all required sessions of either the on-site or online training*.
  2. Complete the Legality Official certification test with a score of 80% or higher.
  3. Complete a background screening through the National Center for Safety Initiatives (NCSI) and receive a Green Light Screening Status using the designated USASF directions that you will receive once you register.
  4. Complete and receive a passing score for the new Event Safety Injury/Illness Protocol online course (formerly the ASEP Concussion class) using the designated USASF directions that you will receive once you register.
  5. Complete the online Stewards of Children Training hosted by Darkness to Light using the designated USASF directions that you will receive once you register.

NOTE: If the candidate does not pass the test they will NOT be able to attend another Legality Official class to take the course or take the test again for the 2019-2020 season.

Online Legality Official Course Fees & Information (Cheer & Dance)
All candidates seeking Legality Official certification will have the opportunity to take all legality certification courses and the test online.
WARNING: This is NOT recommended for first time candidates. The passing rate is significantly lower for those taking the course the first time online.
Please read the following details about this option:

  • Online Courses and Testing will be available starting in mid July 2019
  • Available option for both Cheer and Dance Legality Officials
  • Must complete online courses, online test and other prerequisites for all candidates
  • Registration Fees
    • $125 for Early Bird (on or before July 1)
    • $150 (July 2 or later)
    • BOGO (Buy One Get One- FREE) Legality Official candidates may take both Cheer & Dance certification courses for the price of one

      NOTE: If the candidate does not pass the test they will NOT be able to attend another Legality Official class to take the course or take the test again for the 2019-2020 season.

Cheer Only
Testing will be video only. There will be no written portion of the test.
Candidates will be required to score an 80% or higher to be fully certified.
The online test will close on OCTOBER 15th.

Register for Cheer and Dance Legality Official Training (On-site and Online)
Legality Official Online Registration Form

For questions or additional information on Legality Official Training
Cheer Legality Official Course questions: safetyjudge@usasf.net
Dance Legality Official Course: rulesdirector.dance@usasf.net