How to Become a Referee
Current Certification Year: 2015 - (2015 badges are good until December 31st, 2015 )
Current Registration Year: 2016 - (Registration is now only open to become certified for 2016)
You can start officiating as soon as you receive your ID & Badge for the remainder of 2015 and all of 2016.
There are two entry level referee grades: Grade 9 & Grade 8
Grade 9 - For those interested in officiating youth recreational games only
1.) You'll need to register and pay your USSF fees.($40)
2.) Complete the grade 9 online modules.
3.) Make sure you have a current picture in your referee profile.
4) For Adults Only- Get fingerprinted for Cal South.
To be directed to the Grade 9 registration links click here.
Grade 8 For those interested in officiating both youth competitive and recreational games.
1.) You'll need to register and pay your USSF fees.($55)
2.) Register to attend a 4 hour field training.
3.) Take your online grade 8 modules.
4.) Make sure you have a current picture in your referee profile.
5.) For Adults Only- Get fingerprinted for Cal South.
Please Click Here for visual instructions on how to register online.