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ROAP Certificate Program at FG January 25-26

The Racing Officials Accreditation Program (ROAP) will be conducting a Certificate Program at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots on January 25-26, 2014.

ROAP accredits all racing officials, stewards, and judges, and provides educational opportunities to produce qualified racing officials. In providing continuing eduation, ROAP enhances the image and upholds the integrity of horse racing at all levels.

January's two-day program at Fair Grounds will provide one day in a classroom setting with breakout sessions by position (offered positions include: Clerk of Scales, Horse Identifier, Outrider, Paddock Judge, and Placing/Patrol Judge), with a second day dedicated to shadowing racing officials in their current positions.

The cost for the two-day session is $25, and sign up is open through January 15 at the ROAP website.