Originally Posted by beernutz
If they were making corrections to line calls they would be considered one by me. But like I said before, I have rarely seen an official even observe any match before and I've never seen an official in any of my matches make a line call. I've have also never seen an official make a line call in a match I was observing. But it could be more common than I've experienced as I've only been to our state tournament three times before.
Officials are basically uniformed.
Linesmen can be anyone honestly.
I've seen 'officials' for my local district championship last year. They were at regional and state too.