Certification to be a Grassroots Referee is done through a combination of online coursework and an in-person course. Your registration for the Grassroots – First-time Referee Course will include both an online course and an in-person course with a total fee of $75. Grassroots – First-time Referees Online Course.
How to Become a Referee in North Texas. The North Texas Referee Program welcomes over 2500 new referees each year. We serve the game in over 100 local associations from Lubbock to Lake Highland, Amarillo to Arlington, Cedar Hill to Corsicana – chances are YOU live close to a soccer association. Typically, new referees work for their local association.
To become a referee in Texas for the sports of basketball, baseball, football, soccer, softball or volleyball, you must first register with the Texas Association of Sports Officials (TASO). TASO provides sports officials for public school and private school athletic events. The application can be completed on line.
For 2021, the South Texas Referee Committee had elected to opt-in to the offer made by U.S. Soccer to automatically extend 2021 licenses to all referees licensed for 2020 at NO CO$T. Licensing for 2022 will go back to the normal process.
4) Re-Certification for referees with 2019 badges - If you have held a grade 9, 8 or 7 license for a minimum of one (1) year within the last 3 registration years and want to re-certify, the process is performed through the U.S. Soccer Learning Center.
July 1, 2021. | By: STSR News. For 2021, the South Texas Referee Committee had elected to opt-in to the offer made by U.S. Soccer to automatically extend 2021 licenses to all referees licensed for 2020 at NO CO$T. Licensing for 2022 will go back to the normal process.
This level of a referee will work games that are Under 4-8. Small sided games of 4v4. These games have only one referee. This is the perfect place for the 12-year-old and some 13/14 year-olds to start with refereeing. The Grade 9 Referee clinic is 5.5 hours on site where they will learn the basic information of the “how to’s” of refereeing.
Steps to Become a Referee: To become a referee you must attend a referee clinic and pass the exam with 75% or better. Please click here for a schedule of referee clinics. Returning referees must re-certify online every year. Once you pass your clinic you must register as a referee in GotSoccer: CLICK HERE.
TASO is an independent organization, providing support, resources and training for Texas high school and middle school sports officials. With more than 150 local chapters serving 16,000+ members throughout the state, we are one of the largest professional organizations for sports officials in the country.