Clinics

  

REFEREE AGE REQUIREMENT

Any new Referee MUST be 12 years old by March 31, 2017 

                              

REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS and LINKS -- before Registering for a Clinic: 

  • New Referees should print and read the link to the left "How to CREATE AN ACCOUNT. . ."   
  • LINKS for all requirements can be found under the "Referee Requirements" link to the left.  Once there, click on the corresponding links to the left to access the following:  Background Check, Concussion Awareness Training, Online Training Modules required for 1-day Entry Clinics, and US Soccer Registration Form.

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  PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING!!! 

LATE ARRIVAL OR EARLY DEPARTURE:

  • May not arrive late or leave early - NO exceptions!

LAPSE in REGISTRATION:

  • Anyone who lets their US Soccer registration lapse 3 years MUST take Entry Level clinic.
  • Recertification Clinic will NOT qualify and you will NOT be certified.


REFEREE GRADES

Refers to US Soccer REFEREE Grade NOT School Grade.

NEW/ENTRY REFEREES:

  •  Required to take "Referee Clinic - Entry Only".   Certifies you as a Grade 8 Referee.
  •  May take 1-Day Entry (with mandatory online modules) OR 2-Day Entry (modules not required)
  • Applies to new referees OR Grade 9 referees who wish to be eligible to officiate both in the center and on the line for affiliated US Soccer competitive games and affiliated IYSA Recreational games.
  • Click on "Clinic Schedule" link to the left for dates and locations.

Recreational Referees:

  • MUST take a Grade 9 Recreational Clinic for both entry level and recertification).  Certifies you as a Grade 9 Recreational Referee ONLY!
  • Clinics are hosted by IYSA affiliated REC leagues (NOT posted on website).
  • If interested, check with your local Club to determine if they have a recreational league affiliated with IYSA, and if they plan to host a recreational clinic.
  • "Referee Clinic - Entry Only" required to move up to a Grade 8.

GRADE 7 REFEREE:

  • Required to take "Referee Clinic - Intermediate" or "Referee Clinic - Advanced".
  • NOT eligible for "Referee Clinic - Recertification Only".
  • Click on "Clinic Schedule" link to the left on left for dates and locations.

STATE AND STATE EMERITUS REFEREES :

  • Required to take "Referee Clinic - Advanced"
  • NOT eligible for "Referee Clinic - Recertification Only".
  • Click on "Clinic Schedule" link to the left for dates and locations.
  • Only 3 Advanced Clinics are conducted each registration year (August, November, and late February or early March).