Level 4 – Master Technical Official
The fourth module is meant to assist in the development of technical advisors (level 3). The module will contain a curriculum and series of suggested lesson plans for use in clinics. A master technical official is a person of high skill and experience that can assist in running tournaments, settle disputes related to scoring, rules interpretation, and can provide training for all levels of technical officials. This certification does not expire, however in order to maintain the certification a master tech must show a consistent pattern of training and service. Every three years a master tech should have held 2 clinics and certified a number of technical advisors, technical supervisors, and technical officials. In addition, a master tech must work a minimum of 1 event per year as a coordinator, advisor, or director.