Grassroots Referee Renewal

Annual Requirements

  1. In-Service Training: Online
  2. Laws of the Game Test: Online
  3. Safety and Compliance: Background Check (every other year)
  4. Fitness Test: No annual requirement
  5. Practical Evaluation: No annual requirement

How To Register

STEP 1: SIGN UP IN THE LEARNING CENTER
If you registered for 2020 through the Learning Center, skip to Step 3. If you registered for 2020 in GameOfficials, you need to complete the below steps:

  1. Navigate to learning.ussoccer.com/referee
  2. Select “Log in” in the upper right corner
  3. Enter your information (Same email and password as GameOfficials)

STEP 2: COMPLETE THE BACKGROUND CHECK (18+)

During the certification process outlined below, you will be prompted to complete a background check. This can take up to ten days to process and MUST be completed before taking the course, so please complete this immediately upon sign up. If you completed a background check last year, you do not need to take one this year. These background checks will only need to be completed every other year. (Background checks from other organizations like CalNorth, US Club, etc. will not qualify.)

STEP 3: TAKE THE COURSE

  1. Select “Courses” on the top navigation bar: The system will automatically load the Available Courses menu upon arrival.
  2. In the menu on the left side of the screen, select “Grassroots – Recertifying Referees
  3. Click “Go to Course List
  4. Select 2021 Grassroots Recertification “Course Details”
  5. Click “Proceed to Registration”
  6. After completing the background check, registration, and payment, complete the online training and test requirements (Assignments Tab)

Should you need any assistance with registration, email the CNRA Registrar.