We are always looking to increase the referee pool at GSA and this is a great way for teens and adults to earn extra money. Courses are held prior to each season to become a certified referee.
Dates for upcoming Referee Courses held through GSA
Grassroots New Referee Certification Courses
(I) GSA North
When: Saturday, August 7, 2021
Time: 9am - 1pm
Where: GSA North, Rabbit Hill Park, 400 Rabbit Hill Road, Dacula, GA
(II) GSA South
When: Saturday, August 21, 2021
Time: 9am – 1pm
Where: GSA South, 925 Cole Road, Lilburn, GA
In order to complete the 2022 Grassroots Referee Certification, the following THREE (3) steps must be completed:
Step #1: Register in this Learning Center course ($90) and complete ALL online assignments associated with the US Soccer Learning Center 2022 Grassroots Referee course. After registering, in the Assignments Tab you will find the following assignments that must be 100% completed BEFORE attending both Step #2 and Step #3:
- Online Grassroots Referee Course
- Intro to Safe and Healthy Playing Environments
- First Time Grassroots Quiz
- 2021-22 LOTG Update
- If you are 18 years of age or older, you must ALSO complete SafeSport and the NCSI Background Screening
- If you are awaiting the NCSI background screening to clear, you may attend the FTE prior to this occurring.
Step #2: Attend the New Referee Field Training Event (FTE) (4 hours). The date and location of the field session are in the course details. If you miss the FTE, you will be transferred to a general holding course in the LC and you will need to attend a different FTE.
Step #3: After completing everything in the Assignments Tab and attending the FTE, you must attend ONE (1) Virtual Zoom session (1 hour) to finalize your certification.
CLICK LINK TO REGISTER:
GSA NORTH, SAT., AUG, 7TH, 9AM - 1PM https://learning.ussoccer.com/referee/courses/available/6/details/3453
GSA SOUTH, SAT. AUG. 21ST, 9AM - 1PM https://learning.ussoccer.com/referee/courses/available/6/details/3454
Grassroots Referee Recertification
The 2022 registration cycle (July 1st, 2021 - June 30th, 2022) is now open.
The 2022 Grassroots Referee Recertification course in the Learning Center is open.
Completing this course will recertify a referee through December 31st, 2022.
$$ PRICE REDUCTION $$
- July 1st, 2021 - September 15th, 2021 - $70 (early registration - $20 reduction)
- September 16th, 2021 - November 30th, 2021 - $90
- December 1st, 2021 - January 31st, 2022 - $110
- February 1st, 2022 - June 20th, 2022 - $130
Register for 2022 early to make sure you save money and have your 2022 badge well before the new year.
- Why become a referee?
- Become a US Soccer Referee
- Uniforms and Supplies
- LAWS OF THE GAME AND RESOURCES
- Referee Code of Ethics
- Youth Rules and Regulations
How to get assigned to games at GSA
GSA uses the Game Officials system to handle the assigning for all regular season and tournament games. If you are a certified referee and interested in refereeing at GSA, please follow the instructions below. Please contact Anne Wright for more information.
NEW GAME OFFICIALS ACCOUNT
Go to www.gameofficials.net and click on “New Official?”.
For GSA North enter the Group Number 1006. The access code for this group is "5267". This will get you to an information page, which you will need to complete all information requested. After you have completed all information, click on the “save” create new account. Please email Ricky Campbell once you have completed registration or if you have any questions.
For GSA South enter the Group Number 1330. The access code for this group is "GSA". This will get you to an information page, which you will need to complete all information requested. After you have completed all information, click on the “save” create new account. Please email Anne Wright once you have completed registration or if you have any questions.
EXISTING GAME OFFICIALS ACCOUNT
Go to www.gameofficials.net and Login enter the appropriate Group Number and Access codes above.