All Grassroots Referees must complete an annual recertification.  Recertification courses are accessible through the US Soccer Learning Center.

US Soccer Learning Center

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2023 License Requirements

Online Course & Assignments

  • Recertification is online only.
  • Referees must complete all modules within the assignment tab of the course in the US Soccer Learning Center:
    • Referee Refresher Course
    • Laws of the Game Update
    • Introduction to Safe and Healthy Playing Environments
      • Refresher must be completed annually
    • SafeSport Training (only for those aged 18 and older)
      • Refresher must be completed annually

Background Screening

  • For those aged 18 and older – this must be completed every two years
  • May take up to two weeks to complete and you will not be able to attend any in-person activities until it is completed – please plan ahead!

Online Recertification Courses

Recertification courses are typically offered December through March.  Registration closes one week prior to the course date. See all Upcoming Classes