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Register for and complete in-person clinic

in-person clinic completion

Are you age 13 or older, want to become a United States Soccer Federation (USSF) referee and start working youth matches? After completing the U.S. Soccer Grassroots Referee Course, you'll need to complete the in-person requirement.

Second step: In-person clinic

After you have completed all the online Learning Center assignments for the Grassroots Referee Course, you are ready to participate in the instructor-led, in-person clinic part of the course. In addition to the practical on-field exercises to be held, the topics that will be covered include:

  • How to get games / Working with Assignors 
  • Demosphere assigning tool overview
  • Referee / Assistant Referee Signals
  • US Soccer's Advice to New Referees video series
  • Laws modifications for short-sided play, i.e., 7v7 and 9v9
  • Offside Position / Offside Infraction / Offside Decisions
  • Annual Recertification & Registration

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