The tour standards doc has been released with changes for 2011:
Of interest to players playing in big tourneys (NT & Pro Majors):
• Enhancements to the online version of the Certified Officials Exam. The official’s exam can now be taken completely online an
unlimited number of times with instant pass / fail notification.
• Certified officials will be required to recertify. Certification will be valid for three years. Each PDGA sanctioned event will also
receive a free exam that can be taken by the Tournament Director or Assistant Tournament Director.
• All competitors competing in a National Tour Elite Series or Professional PDGA Major will be required to pass the Certified