ROAP Certificate Course - Denver

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Wednesday, August 5, 2015 to Thursday, August 6, 2015

There will be a ROAP Certificate course in Denver, Colorado in conjunction with the National HBPA Summer Convention at the Denver Hyatt Downtown on August 5-6. This course is an entry level course open to anyone and is geared toward those interested in becoming a racing official or just want to learn more about the racing office. The cost to participate is $25 which includes lunch on one day. Paypal (link below) and check/money order are acceptable. Send check/money order payable to ROAP, 821 Corporate Drive, Lexington, KY 40503

Wednesday, August 5

1:00 pm - 6:00 pm

General Education Module:

  • Introduction to ROAP
  • Safety initiatives / best practices
  • Medication Issues
  • Rules of Racing and procedures for reporting violations
  • Prohibited practices
  • InCompass RTO Training

Thursday, August 6

10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Begin racing official specific lectures

  • Clerk of Scales
  • Horse Identifier
  • Paddock Judge
  • Placing Judge
  • Outrider
  • Starter

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Lunch (Provided)

  • Continuation of in-depth training of all racing official positions
  • Addiction education and alcohol / drug related procedures
  • Public speaking, in the context of a commission hearing
  • Brief assessment 

For more information about the specific official positions offered CLICK HERE.


Registration Form: 
Class Type: 
Certificate Course

Supported by: 


              Breeders' Cup

Thoroughbred Horsemen's Association   National HBPA  National Steeplechase Association     TOBA      Oak Tree Racing  

   Keeneland  Lone Star Park   Remington Park Chruchill Downs, Inc

Maryland Jockey Club   TRA   Thoroughbred Racing Protective Bureau