Are you a referee that needs to re-certify? There is a detailed protocol to follow with the online recertification process.
The recertification process for this year is ONLINE ONLY - NO CLASSROOM SESSION. There is a $10.00 fee
The link to register for the Recertification is
On that page you will see:
Looking for a referee class?
Returning (recertifying) referees click here.
After clicking HERE, on the next page:
Recertifying referees should click on PATHS 3/4/5/6, to see which applies to them.
For a detail explanation, please visit:
The classes are listed for referees with 3 + years of experience BUT any ref can sign up for the class even if they have only been a referee for 1- 2 years.
Website to register is
Recertification for Grassroot Referees who have been refereeing for 3 years or more.
Online: There are four online lessons which must be completed, along with two embedded courses.
One of the lessons and embedded courses is SafeSport which must be completed by all referees older than 17.
The other three are the test, the USSF Digital Learning Center course for referees, and a health and safety lesson.
To access the online lessons and courses, log on to the Official Management System (OMS) and scroll down to
the "online lessons" button.
These lessons and courses should take 5-7 hours to complete