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    To be in good standing and authorized to officiate at USA Karate Signature Events the following conditions must be met:

    • Complete a background check with NCSI and have a clear check or an approved exception. Please see background check policies in the Participant Safety Handbook.
    • Complete SafeSport training annually with the US Center for SafeSport. Individuals with an expired membership or do not have valid background check and SafeSport training of file are not authorized by USA Karate to be in a position of authority or to have regular contact with minor athletes.

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