General Information. You become a referee by attending and successfully completing a referee training course. U.S. Soccer Federation (USSF) authorized two entry-level referee certifications: Recreational Referee Grade 9 and Referee Grade 8. However, Referee Grade 8 entry level is the most popular. With this in mind, we posted an Entry Level Referee Test below on this page.
This course by US Soccer provides new referees with knowledge of the Laws of the Game as well as what it takes to be a referee in the modern game. The course is taken in the US Soccer Learning Center. SafeSport Training. Training to recognize and report abuse in youth sports. Mandated by US Soccer for any referee age 17 and above.
U.S. Soccer is committed to producing a variety of referee education resources aimed at supporting the approximate 140,000 members across the country that service amateur games at the youth and ...
The Entry Level (New Referee) course will have 5 hours of online lessons through the USSF Learning Center. This will be followed by a 3 hour In-Person Field Session. The Online lessons must be fully completed before the system will allow you to sign up for the mandatory field training.
The FA Referee Course is designed to equip new referees with the key skills and knowledge they will need to be able to referee grassroots football matches safely and effectively. It is for people aged 14 and over who want to referee mini soccer, 9 v 9 and/or 11 v 11 football. The course comprises online learning on the Laws of the Game and face to face training.
The U.S. Soccer Learning Center is a state-of-the art online educational platform. It allows coaches to create a personal profile, register for courses, communicate with technical staff, take part in online courses, create session plans with an online graphics tool, access an archive of U.S. Soccer training sessions and much more.
Nebraska Referee Development Program @NRDP_Soccer · 13 Sep Thank you for your patience this weekend as we dealt with a pretty severe shortage of referees, leading to short-handed crews on many games.
Ontario Soccer offers three courses for those looking to become registered match officials: Small Sided Clinics, Entry Level Clinics and Futsal Clinics. To find and register for courses, please follow the 'Register for a Course' link provided below! Please note: Clinics are only held once a year throughout the Spring Season.