Officials


Welcome to the ITA officials page. This webpage will be updated with various pieces of information relevant to the ITA certified official.
The ITA Officiating Department has set an email address for any and all questions, feedback and communication, officials@itatennis.com.

Certification Verification

If you need to verify certification of any official, please email officials@itatennis.com.

Are you interested in becoming an ITA Official?

Anyone who is interested in becoming an ITA Official should contact the ITA Officiating Department. Interested persons must have a current USTA certification of at least Provisional Umpire or above, which is reflected in NUCULA. Please contact your local USTA Office if you need to become a USTA certified official. Training and certification to become an ITA Official consists of taking an open book test and attending an interactive webinar, taught by a live instructor. Additionally, there is an annual $48 membership fee. If you would like to begin the process of becoming an ITA Official, please email the ITA Officiating Department.

ITA Officiating Department Office Hours

Mon: 10am-2pm
Tues: 10am-2pm
Wed: 9:30am-4:30pm
Thu: 9:30am-4:30pm
(All times Eastern)

Contact the ITA Officiating Department

E-mail: officials@itatennis.com
Telephone: (602) 687-6286

Reporting Forms

Post Match Code Violations
This form shall be used to report any Post-Match Code Violation. A Post-Match Code Violation is considered any behavior that would have a Carry-Over Penalty attached to it if the ITA sanctioned event was not over.
Ejection of a Coach or Player
This form shall be used in any instance that a coach or player is ejected from the facility at an ITA sanctioned event. If a player is defaulted, please see the Default of a Player report.
Default of a Player
This form shall be used any time the Referee has to default a player from an ITA sanctioned event (whether it was through the PPS or an immediate default for particularly egregious behavior).
Ethics Complaint Against an Official
This form shall be used to report any inappropriate conduct by an official, whether it is on or off court behavior.
Report of an Official
This form shall be used whenever an official did not apply ITA rules correctly to a match during an ITA sanctioned event. This report is to be used when the decision made did not directly affect the outcome of the match.
Grievance Against an Official
This form shall be used whenever an official did not apply ITA rules correctly and their decision directly affected the outcome of the match.