Become a Regional Referee

To upgrade from a Grassroots Referee to a Regional Referee, the individual must meet the following requirements:

  1. Referee must be Age 18 Years or Older
  2. Referee must submit a list of games officiated over their entire referee career: 25 Games as a Referee and 15 as an Assistant Referee at Local Adult Amateur Level
  3. Referee must be registered as a Grassroots Referee for a minimum of three (3) consecutive Years
  4. Referee must attend and complete a Regional Referee Course
    • Which includes the standard online modules in the Learning Center
    • Regional Referee Quiz in the Learning Center
  5. Referee must attend and complete a Fitness Test
    • Male: FIFA Women’s Referee Category 1.
    • Female: FIFA Women’s Referee Category 3.
  6. Referee must obtain a minimum of 3 Passing Evaluations as a Referee
    • 2 at Adult Amateur Level
      • Highest levels (ENYSSA, Premier, DI, USL2, NPSL).
    • 1 at Highest Youth (U18 or U19) – 2 x 45 minute half matches)
    • each evaluation must be done by a different referee coach

If you are interested in upgrading, please contact SDA Klaus at for more details.