Clinics

ISRC CONDUCTS ALL USSF IL Soccer CLINICS. 

AGE REQUIREMENT - Per US Soccer Policy, effective July 1, 2020, candidates MUST be 13 years old to attend a Referee Clinic.
(Some Clubs require referees to be 14.  Please check with your local Club/s before signing up for a clinic.)

 

     1.    LATE ARRIVAL OR EARLY DEPARTURE (All clinics are 8:30-5:00 pm unless posted otherwise):

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

     2.    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
     

     3.    AR CLINICS - Eliminated by USSF several years ago. 

  • No such thing as an AR Clinic!!!


     4.    CANCELLATION POLICY:  Certain Fees are Non-Refundable. 

  • Please read carefully before signing up for a Clinic - NO exceptions!!
     

     5.    WALK-INS - Late fee assessed to walk-ins.


ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS (Click on CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS to the left for all links):  

  1. Background Check (required every calendar year if 18 years of age or older)
  2. Concussion Awareness Training (required for all ages)
  3. Safe Sport Training (required every calendar year if 18 years of age or older)
  4. US Soccer Registration Form
  5. On-line Training Modules (required for 1-day Entry only). 
     

GRADE refers to Referee Grades - NOT SCHOOL GRADES

  • NEW REFEREES (Entry Clinic - ignore anything else):  TWO OPTIONS for Entry Clinic (Eligible Grades are "New/Entry, 9"): 
    -  1-Day Entry with MANDATORY Online Modules (17 Laws that take 5-6 hours on own time) OR
    -  2-Day Entry and Online Modules NOT required. 
    -  Either option certifies you as a Grade 8 Referee. 
    Read the link to the left "How to CREATE AN ACCOUNT. . ." before starting the process.
    Grade 9 Recreational Referees may also attend the NEW/ENTRY CLINIC to move up to a Grade 8.  
    Will need to create an account as new referee.
  • RECERTIFICATION CLINIC required for current Grade 8 Referees.
     
  • INTERMEDIATE or ADVANCED CLINICS required for Referee Grade 5, 6, 7, 13, and 15 Referees.