Want to Become a Referee?
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NOTE: Online referee training will resume on 7/1/2022.
The United States Soccer Federation Grassroots Referee course consists of an online portion and an In-Person Training session. Currently, the online portion is 7 lessons (6 lessons for anyone under 18), which can be completed all at once or one at a time. The total time for the online lessons is approximately 8 hours (6½ hours for anyone under 18).
The In-Person Training sessions are held throughout the state, typically on a weekend day, and last about 5 hours. The total cost for the training is $95.00, which includes basic referee equipment needed for the Field session (flags, whistle, etc.) and annual US Soccer registration.
Here are step-by-step instructions how to become certified as a
United States Soccer Federation Grassroots Referee: