Welcome to U.S. Soccer’s Learning Center. We believe that every player has the right to develop and compete in a fair, fun and safe environment under the oversight of a licensed referee. While in the Learning Center, you will have access to referee courses, resources and support. Welcome to the team
The purpose of the GR first time referee course is to prepare first time Grassroots referees to work in a competitive or recreational youth and amateur adult matches.
The goal of the First Time Grassroot Referee course is to broaden a candidate’s understanding on how to:
On successful completion of the course, candidates will receive a Grassroots Referee license for the current registration year. Once the license and badge are received, Grassroots referees can officiate competitive, small-sided or recreational youth and amateur adult matches.
First Time Grassroots Referees completing registration through the Learning Center must complete the following requirements.
First Time Referee Course
Course Fee: $55.00
U.S Soccer Surcharge: $20.00
Total cost of course:75.00