New Referee FAQ

New Referee FAQs

At what age can someone become a Referee?

A: NYS Labor Law mandates that the minimum age requirement is 14. Note that the participant must be 14 years old at the time of course registration.

How can I check if I have completed all of my course assignments?
Check out the video below for a walk-through.
When will I get the link for the ZOOM session?

If you have completed all required modules one week prior to the call, you will receive the link the day before the scheduled session. If you still haven’t received it by email (including spam) by 10pm the day before, please reach out to

Can I attend any Field Session?

Yes, you can attend any listed Field Session on ENYSRA GameOfficials.

The field session offerings are listed below. Please register if you plan to attend.

I’m stuck on a Course module slide on Learning Center, how do I proceed?

Sometimes, you can get stuck on a slide on the Learning Center because of:

  • no button appearing to lead you to the next slide
  • a prompt saying “Connection Issue”

Try the following steps individually to see if it resolves the issue.

  • Ensure you are using a Desktop computer using Google Chrome.
  • Make sure that you have watched all videos in their entirety on the page in question.
  • Log out and back in again and re-open the module. Ensure to select Restart instead of Resume.

If none of the above work, reach out to and CC

Share a Loom of the issue you are facing and explain in detail the issue you’re facing. It can take several business days for a more detailed issue to be resolved.

How can I find an assignor and get games?

You must complete the certification process first. All of:

  • Online modules,
  • Zoom session and
  • Field training

After that, you will receive outreach from the State Youth Referee Administrator ( to introduce you to the local assignor according to your location preferences.

The SafeSport course requirement is not launching for me. How do I proceed?

Be sure to open SafeSport on a desktop computer on Google Chrome.

If you’re having more issues, read below.

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