Welcome to the Racing Officials Accreditation Program

Welcome to the Racing Officials Accreditation Program (ROAP) web site.

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2022 Pedersen award - deadline is October 15th!

Click above to make a nomination


ROAP Accreditation School

The 2022 School will be held September 11th through 18th at Los Alamitos Race Course!

See the Courses tab for more information!


ROAP Certificate Course

Check the Courses tab for information

ROAP Apprentice Program

The Apprenticeship Program will be returning in 2022 - details will be posted soon!

A listing of current Courses offered 

Email Address


Archived Newsletters Available Here


The Points of Emphasis provide guidelines to follow for racing officials and those coordinating continuing education programs. 

ROAP Webinar - HISA Rules

Save the date! 

ROAP will be conducting a 1 hr. Webinar regarding the HISA Rules 

June 6th at 6:00 P.M.

June 13th at 8:00 P.M.

June 15th at 6:00 P.M.

June 20th at 1:00 P.M.

Registration information will be posted soon!

Supported by: 


              Breeders' Cup

        National HBPA  TOBA        

   Keeneland  Lone Star Park   Remington Park Chruchill Downs, Inc

Maryland Jockey Club   TRA   Thoroughbred Racing Protective Bureau    

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