officiate (as something) at (something)

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officiate (as something) at (something)

To act or serve in an official presiding role of authority (such as a judge, referee, officiant, etc.) at some event. I was honored that my friend wanted me to officiate at his wedding. They asked Tom to officiate as the judge at the county fair bake-off.
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officiate (as something) (at something)

to serve as an official or moderator at some event. They asked me to officiate as a judge at the contest. Laura will officiate as parade marshal.
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'We don't want to compromise because it is IAAF's requirement that all people who officiate at our events should have a level 1, as they can apply the rules when the need arises,' he said.
An experienced umpire, Karthikeyan has been selected by the International Tennis Federation (ITF) to officiate at the Wimbledon starting with the qualifying rounds and with the likelihood of getting an opportunity to call the shots against the global superstars in the main championships.
It said those referees and judges will no longer officiate at the Games and added: "AIBA will not shy away from its responsibilities."
The Jewish comedian got ordained online last year with the Universal Life Church so that she could officiate at a friend's wedding atop the Empire State Building.
A judge in Washington State has been reprimanded by the state's Judicial Conduct Commission for publicly stating that he would not officiate at a same-sex wedding.
But he did not need any special credentials to officiate at the Stewart ceremony because Massachusetts offers a "one-day marriage designation" that, for $25 and a character reference, allows any friend or family member of a couple to legally perform a wedding.
I am going to officiate at his wedding," he (http://www.eonline.com/news/399067/ian-mckellen-officiating-at-wedding-of-x-men-costar-patrick-stewart) said .
" Referees in receipt of a FIFA badge are entitled to officiate at FIFA and AFC fixtures, both at club and international level.
WHISTLE HAPPY Mick McDonough will officiate at the Carling Cup final between Liverpool and Cardiff tomorrow
Simon Fry, a member of Cricket Australia's international panel, and Barry Frost, a member of New Zealand Cricket's international panel, will be the first umpires to benefit from the program, which is designed to provide senior umpires with potential to officiate at international level the opportunity of experiencing foreign conditions, the Sydney Morning Herald reports.
BILLINGHAM'S Dave Sudron is celebrating after receiving news that he has been selected to officiate at October's Commonwealth Games being staged in Delhi, India.
Another indication of his obsession with the game sees him regularly sign-up to the Cornwall FA as a guest so he can officiate at matches when his missus is able to drag him away for a few weeks holiday.
DALLAS * The United Methodist church's highest court has ruled that clergy may not officiate at same-sex unions, even in states where such marriages are legal.
of West Virginia, and on Sunday, he was going to officiate at North Carolina State.
The British Columbia government is requiring the resignation, by the end of March 2004, of all marriage commissioners in our province who are unwilling to officiate at same-sex "marriages." This immediate action, on a dictate from the B.C.