The purpose of this course is the prepare officials for the small sided and recreational youth game and is intended as a review of the Laws of the Game for Adults who only want to work recreational matches and/or youths who want to enter refereeing at a lower level of intensity. Graduates who complete the course and pass the exam are eligible to work small sided and recreational matches.
|Grade 9 Referee Certification Requirements|
|Age||Minimum 14 years old|
|Previous Game Experience||None|
|Previous Grade Experience||None|
|Training||Complete Grade 9 Referee Course (Classroom)|
|Laws of the Game Test||Pass the Grade 9 Referee Test (80%)|
|Fitness Test||Not Applicable|
|Practical Evaluation||Not Applicable|
The Grade 9 Referee Course is an 8-hour class. The course fee is $70.00 and includes US Soccer registration. Please plan on attending the entire course, regardless of other commitments. Those leaving may have to make up the time at another course at an additional expense.