Welcome to WALOA**

The Washington Area Lacrosse Officials Association (WALOA) is the largest boys and men's lacrosse officials association in the Washington, DC Metro Area. This includes the following areas:

  • Washington, DC

  • Northern Virginia (Fairfax, Loudoun, Arlington, Alexandria City, Prince William, Stafford) and surrounding areas

  • Prince Georges County

  • Southern Maryland (Charles, St. Mary's, Calvert)

  • Montgomery County

  • Various Off-Season Events & Leagues in the local area as well as outside the local area!

We provide comprehensive training and support to help you become the best lacrosse official you can be. From junior officials (16-18) to top-level college officials to grandparents, we have a place for you. With over 200 active members, we can accommodate your life schedule and work with you to fund that work/life/lacrosse balance!

No experience is necessary because we will out you on a track to succeed! Officials from other sports are welcomed and tend to move up quicker and experienced transfer officials are also welcomed. We have room for everyone.

Come make some extra money, get some exercise and be a part of the "fastest game on two feet!".

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New Officials - 2023 Season

Training is gtting ready to start for the upcoming season. If you are interested in becoming an official for the 2023 season please visit our NEW MEMBERS page for details on how to take the next steps!

If you have questions please contact the Chair of the Training Committee. Contact information for all Association officers and members of the Executive Committee can be found under the Board of Directors tab (above).