2020 ENTRY LEVEL USSF REFEREE CLASSES NOW AVAILABLE
MLSA will sponsor a New Referee Course at the Municipal Building, 710 Washington Road. This is NOT the Rec Center.
- Successfully completing the New Referee Course makes you a USSF Referee - so you can ref Travel games
- It is not necessary to take the class in Mt Lebanon, other classes are available (and more will be added) to suit your schedule
- You must be 14 years old by the date of your classroom session
- Cost is $100
HOW DO I SIGN UP
- General information about becoming and remaining a referee
- Step-by-step instructions on obtaining and submitting your clearances (for all) and work permits (for minors)
- These need not be submitted prior to your classroom session, but must be submitted before you receive your badge and are therefore able to referee
- New for 2020 is an online SafeSport training which must be completed. This takes about an hour and can be done in sections.
- If you need fingerprints (18+), allow several weeks for processing
- How to register an account in the GameOfficials system, which gives you access to all available courses
- After you select and pay for your classroom session you will have access to
- Takes 3-4 hours and can be done in sections
ProTips for GameOfficials:
- Make sure to under Contact Info. That's how you get on the Lebo list for assigning.
- Make sure to, the State Referee Committee frequently sends out important info to all refs via email.
- You will use this same system every year to sign up for your re-certification (current cost $65).