Referee Certification Information
Interested in becoming a USSF Soccer Referee?
Anyone 13 or older (or turning 13 by June 30, 2015), should go to
www.ctreferee.net for details on becoming a Soccer Referee.
The Grade 8* Entry Level Soccer Referee Course consist of four online modules, followed by a one day field training & test session.
(*Grade 8 is the referee level, not the school grade.)
The online courses begin July 1, 2014 and will end November 30, 2014.
Field training & test session will begin in July, 2014 and will end December 31, 2014.
Cost is $84.75
Cost does not include a uniform.
Soccer Referees earn between $20.00 to $60.00 per game.
Rates vary club to club and level of game.
Once the course is completed, you can start refereeing immediately and your certification will be good until December 31, 2015.
Youth soccer clubs are always looking for referees (13 and up). Referees are independent contractors and can referee for any soccer club. This is a great way to earn extra money and build your resume - both professional and college.
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Any questions can be directed to the Connecticut State Referee Program at
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Recertification for the officiating year 2015 will start
August 13, 2014 and will end no later than December 27, 2014. Recertify early as fees will increase towards the end of the recertification period - see below.
The following new pricing tier will apply for All Referee Grade levels and All Referee Registration types (Referee, Assignor, Assessor, and Instructor):
1) If you Recertify in the month of August you will save $10.00 on each Referee Registration Type
2) If you Recertify in the month of September or October you will pay the normal Recertification price (same as last year and no discount will be offered)
3) If you start the Recertification process in November you will pay $20.00 extra for each Referee Registration Type
4) If you fail the Recertification written test two times and decide to take the Entry Level Course to be able to officiate in 2015 you will have to pay the FULL Entry Level Course Fee
PLEASE PLAN AHEAD ACCORDINGLY AND ACT EARLY --- THERE WILL BE NO EXCEPTIONS PAST THE FINAL END DATE!!!
Your 2014 Referee Certification will expire on December 31, 2014 and you will not be able to referee in 2015 unless you recertify.
Go to www.ctreferee.net or Click HERE