Why aren’t there any referee courses listed? When can I take a course?

By Jonathan Meersman|May 10, 2013||

REFEREE COURSE TIMING Our New Referee and our Referee Recertification courses are mostly from November through March – the “off season” for outdoor soccer. We also may have a few late summer New Referee as well as Referee Recertification courses, in July or August. These courses are typically not added until mid-June to July, as we are in the middle of the outdoor season April through June. NEW REFEREE A

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Is there a minimum age to become a referee?

By Jonathan Meersman|April 3, 2013||

The USSF has no minimum age requirement. However, in Wisconsin you must be at least 14 years of age to become a grade 8 referee. Those between the ages of 12-14 may attend a New Referee training course, but will be registered as a grade 9 referee and will be eligible for recreational games only.