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Continuing Education Unit (CEU) Policy

Level I Certified Race Directors must earn 8 CEUs for recertification during their 2 year certification period. Level II Certified Race Directors must earn 15 CEUs during their 2 year certification period for recertification. Four (4) of these CEUs must come from a USAT course (USAT CEUs). Below are opportunities for USAT CEUs for Certified Race Directors.

Non-USAT Courses must be relevant to event production or race directing

Business/Professional Development and Classes
Formal Higher Education Courses
Professional Certifications
Reciprocal NGB Certifications

Additional Opportunities (USAT Approved)
all require the registration confirmation for approval

Open Water Swimming Conference - 3.0 CEUs
Running USA Conference - 4.0 CEUs
Road Race Management Conference - 2.0 CEUs
TEAMS Conference - 4.0 CEUs
Athletic Business Conference - 4.0 CEUs
IEG Sponsorship Conference - 4.0 CEUs
Triathlon America aka Triathlon Business International Conference - 2.0 CEUs

USAT CEU Opportunities (Updated 10/21/2015)

Activity CEUs Awarded Documentation Required

USAT Race Director Symposium

8.0 Registration Confirmation

Race Director Regional Consortium* (approval pending by Meg Weagley)

1.0 - 4.0

Confirmation letter from organizer in the region
(CEUs approved varies on agenda)

USAT Youth Race Director Certification

6.0 Attendance confirmed through Active
USAT Race Director Webinar (archived or live)


Email confirmation and 1st slide from webinar
Active Network Race Director Webinar
1.0 Email confirmation and 1st slide from webinar (up to 4)
USAT Club webinar (archived or live) 1.0 CEU exam
USAT Officials Certification
4.0 Letter of Completion from ROC
USAT Coaching Certification
4.0 Coaching Certificate or Certificate of Completion
USAT Coaching or Officials recertification
2.0 Coaching or Officials Certificate
Respect in Sport Coach and Activity Leader Program
Course Completion
USOC SafeSport - Coaching component
Course Completion
Art & Science International Coaching Symposium (occurs every 2 years)
Certificate of Completion
USAT Approved Courses (found here) - applicable to Race Directors
1 CEU per contact hour - maximum of 10 hours per class
*Non-USAT Course (1 CEU per contact hour - max of 4 hours per class)
Certificate of Completion
(CEUs approved varies on agenda)
Formal Higher Education classes (4 CEUs provided for each academic credit)
Maximum of 10 CEUs per course (3 credit hours = 10 CEUs, 2 credit hours = 8 CEUs)
Attended/Volunteered at an event other than own as a Key Coordinator
Written letter from Certified RD describing involvement and time commitment
First Aid/CPR Certification
Certification card (copy)
USA Cycling Race Director Level C Certification
Email confirmation and Certificate
USA Cycling Race Director Level B Certification
Certificate of Completion
USA Cycling Race Director Level A Certification
Certificate of Completion
USA Cycling Coaching Level 1, 2, 3 Certification or Recertification
Certificate of Completion
USA Cycling Race Director Webinar (coming soon)
Coming soon in 2016!
Volunteer at USA Triathlon National Championship
Letter, email, or proof of attendance and role
USAT Medical Multisport Conference
Attendance confirmed through Active registration, Certificate of Completion

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