Getting Started - How to become a Sudbury RefereeClass Info – Take a course, pass the test and get your badge!
- You can sign up for the most convenient course offered by the Massachusetts Referee Committee. Their schedule of courses is listed at: http://www.massref.net/Central/courseofferings.cfm The Massachusetts State Referee Committee (MSRC) is the state association for the United States Soccer Federation (USSF). The MSRC is mandated to provide referee training, certification, assessment, and education for soccer officials engaged in youth, adult amateur and professional USSF affiliated matches in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts
- Once you have successfully completed the course contact the IM Referee Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org with your name, address, phone number, email address, and social security number. The Coordinator will input your information into our Assignr.com Referee Scheduler Program
- You will then receive an email from Assignr.com. In the email will be your username for the application. Please log onto the program and create a password. Next click on the Profile Tab and provide a mobile number and confirm your email. Each profile can have multiple emails if desired. The only people who can see the information in the profiles are our schedulers.
Referee Certification Requirements
- Grade 8 - If you are 14 or older
- Grade 9 – No longer available. (Current Grade 9s can continue to referee games if they recertify. See Recertification section.)
- You will need to purchase a uniform. There are many options available: Brines Sporting Goods in Sudbury or http://www.officialsports.com/ussf_eco_uniforms.htm
- You will also need a whistle, referee wallet with cards, notepad, pencil and a stopwatch. (See the Referee and Uniform checklist section.)
- Referees must maintain a professional appearance, which includes the proper uniform