Welcome to the Racing Officials Accreditation Program

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

ROAP Apprentice Program

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

ROAP Certificate Course

Certificate Course dates and locations for 2022 coming soon!

Congratulations to John Herbuveaux and Daryl Parker (posthumous) for being chosen as the Pete Pedersen award winners for 2021 as Outstanding Stewards!!! 


ROAP Accreditation School

The dates for the 2022 school will be posted in the near future.

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

Email Address


Archived Newsletters Available Here


A listing of current Courses offered 

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