Instructor Renewal Policy


Effective 1 January 2016, all instructors that intend to register with US Soccer Federation for 2017 will be required to satisfy the following requirements:

  1. Attend a minimum of one (1) CNRA Tier I Referee Academy, certified by the Tier I Coordinator
  2. Submit an acceptable attendance history at either of the following (a or b), certified by the Tier II Coordinator:
    • (a) One (1) Tier II State Referee Academy
    • (b) Three (3) Tier II Regional Referee Academy events
  3. Pass the USSF State Referee test with 80% or higher, retakes permitted
  4. Attend a minimum of one (1) state-approved Instructor Training Clinic
  5. A minimum of 20 hours of teaching courses and/or mentoring per calendar year

Instructors are required at all times to carry a current copy of the Laws of the Game, provided by the State Registrar.

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