Certification Requirements

REQUIREMENTS for ALL CLINICS are shown below 

Click on links below to access requirements.

  • Annual Clinic - see "Clinic Schedule"

    • New Referees - 2-step process: Create your account and then register for Clinic

    • Recertifying Referees: Edit your account if any information has changed.

  • Abuse Prevention Training: In compliance with the Federal Statue Protecting Young Victims from Sexual and Safe Sport Authorization Act of 2017 that was passed on 2/14/2018, effective immediately, Abuse Prevention Training is mandatory for ALL referees, assessors, assignors and instructors, 18 years of age or older.

    • Required every two years (based on calendar year) for anyone 18 years of age or older.

    • If completed through SportEngine, do NOT need to bring Certificates to clinic.  However, retain a copy for your records.
  • Background Check 

    • Required each calendar year if 18 years of age or older.

    • Copy of Receipt to be brought to Clinic.

  • Concussion Awareness Training 

    • Currently a one time requirement.

    • Copy of Certificate to be brought to Clinic.

  • Online Training Modules

    • Required for 1-Day Entry Clinic Only - Complete Laws 1-17 ONLY.

    • Copies of Certificates required to be admitted to class. 

    • NOT required for 2-day Entry Clinic.

  • US Soccer Registration Form

    • Required - (Complete, sign, date and check box in Step 4. Electronic signature NOT acceptable.)