Regional Referee Renewal

Annual Requirements

  1. In-Service Training: Online in U.S. Soccer Learning Center
  2. Laws of the Game Test: Online in U.S. Soccer Learning Center
  3. Safety and Compliance: Background Check in U.S. Soccer Learning Center (only required every other year)
  4. Fitness Test: Pass the FIFA Sprint and Interval Tests
    (COVID-19 UPDATE: WAIVED FOR 2021 RENEWAL REGISTRATION)
    • Male: Category 1
    • Female: Category 2
  5. Practical Evaluation: Minimum of 2 passing evaluations
    (COVID-19 UPDATE: WAIVED FOR 2021 RENEWAL REGISTRATION)
    • One at the adult amateur level
    • One at the highest youth level (U18/U19)(45 min half)
    • Evaluations must be done by two different referee coaches

HOW TO REGISTER

STEP 1: SIGN UP IN THE LEARNING CENTER

  1. Navigate to learning.ussoccer.com/referee
  2. Select “Sign Up” in the upper right corner
  3. Enter your information

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. 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 “Regional Courses
  3. Click “Go to Course List
  4. Select 2021 Regional Referee 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.