2019 Referee Badges

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2019 Referee Badges

December 1, 2018
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Reminder to all active referees that as of January 1, 2019, you will be required to be certified for 2019 for all assignments. If you do not receive your 2019 badge by the time of your first assignment in 2019, do not wear your 2018 badge and you should not wear any badge until you recieve your 2019 badge.

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STSR Represented at U.S. Soccer National Camp

January 14, 2019
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The following attended the U.S. Soccer National Camp held January 12 & 13, 2019

FIFA World Cup Referee: Jair Marrufo

National Coaches: Masoud Rasti, Jeff Kattawar. Harlan Mathews and Dick Triche

National Referees: Francisco Bermudez, Jeremy Weed, Diego Blas, Marco Vega and Luis Guardia

IFAB Laws of the Game Book

January 1, 2019
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The Laws of the Game published by The International Football Association Board (IFAB) is available on the IFAB web site. To obtain a pdf version in several different formats and languages, click here to download.

Also, the book is now available in a printed copy. To obtain a copy from the U.S. Soccer Store,  click here to purchase.

US Soccer 2019 Referee Recertification Courses Online

September 1, 2018
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The referee recertification courses have been posted and are now available – all are online for your 2019 badge. As per the 2019 US Soccer requirements, anyone 13 and younger with a current grade 8 badge will retain the same level of certification and anyone 18 and older with a current grade 8 badge will be given the grade 7 upgrade course for recertification. The grade 7 upgrade course does not require a physical test nor an assessment to attain the grade. Sign in and register for your 2019 badge and respective course.

Referee Registration Requirements Changes

July 1, 2018
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US Soccer has announced changes to the certification and recertification requirements for referees registering and registered in Texas South.

  • Grade 9, 8 and 7 Referees
  • Grade 7+ - registraiton has been discontinued.
  • Grade 6 Referees
  • Grade 5 Referees

PDF documents for each of these referee grade requirements changes can be found on the Referee page on this site. Go there now.