Soccer Referee Watches: You will also have to get a soccer referee watch, preferably with a timer that has a stop/start function, to keep time of the game as well as wasted and added time. You should always wear and keep the time of the game on two referee watches so that in case when one of them malfunctions the other shows the correct time.
The Professional Referee Organization (PRO) is responsible for managing referee programs for the professional soccer leagues in the United States and Canada.
Soccer Refereeing is not just a job. It's a LIFESTYLE. We focus solely on designing and manufacturing of high-quality uniforms, apparel and equipment for soccer referees.
Referees must register each year with U.S. Soccer through their State Referee Administrator. The governing documents of U.S. Soccer state that a referee must be registered for the current year to referee games affiliated with U.S. Soccer directly or indirectly. The Referee Administrative Handbook tells you what you need to do to recertify.
Mandated by US Soccer for any referee age 17 and above. Providing a Safe Playing Environment This training prepares referees to deal with player injuries and emergency situations.
Referees with expired SafeSport training are disqualified from officiating, so complete the free 20-minute online refresher before your SafeSport expires to maintain your referee license. Referees turning 18 this year will complete the SafeSport core course online after their 18th birthday.
If you are an adult seeking to get involved, or looking for referee training, please visit vadcsoccerref.com for registration and class information. If you are a certified grade 8 or higher adult referee seeking to get involved in refereeing in Arlington please contact Arlington Soccer Association's high level referee assignor Tarey Houston for more information on getting on her assigning list.
How to Become a Referee in North Texas . The North Texas Referee Program welcomes over 2500 new referees each year. We serve the game in over 100 local associations from Lubbock to Lake Highland, Amarillo to Arlington, Cedar Hill to Corsicana – chances are YOU live close to a soccer association.
Position Paper on the Wearing of Referee Headsets. Scenes From Spring 2021. Florida Referees Recognized at USYS South Region NCS. Referees Selected for 2021 USYS South Region Championship Series. Referees Selected for 2021 USYS Regional Presidents Cup. US Soccer DOGSO Position Paper May 28, 2021. First Ever Separate SYRA Appointed in Florida.
PRO Referees: We blew it. by. Mark Asher Goodman. October 21, 2021. In a rare open admission of fault, PRO referees, the organization of referees that represent all MLS and USL officials, admitted that a disallowed own goal by Miami in Saturday night’s 0-0 Miami vs Pittsburgh match was, in fact, a blown call. It should have been a goal.