1. You will not receive a form from USSF in the mail.  
  2. Registration for 2013 will be electronic via US Soccer
    • Registration begins online on July 10, 2013

  3. Pay via credit card online & print out copy of receipt for presentation at In-Service session-needed to receive 2014 badge.  NOTE: Fee total is $50 for Grade 8/7 referees.  If you see $95 then you signed up for an entry level class.  Cancel and select another class!
  4. Sign up for one of the In-Service sessions shown when registering
    • This is to make it easier to track attendance
    • If you cannot make any of the sessions shown, still register & attend a later session
    • The online sign-up for IST is to make it easier to track attendance - you can still register
    • Keep checking this site for sessions and then log into for the specific session
  5. If age 18 or older, make sure you are up to date on Kids Safe
    • Referees are responsible for any fees associated with completeing Kids Safe requirements
    • Click on this link (GotSoccer) to register as referee for Risk Management
  6. If all of the above are met at the In-Service session, you will receive your 2014 badge


All USSF registered referees are required to attend in-service training each year.

  1. All grade 8 referees MUST attend at least one IST session, which will include a written exam. These sessions are 4 hours in length and will satisfy the minimal hours requirement for recertification.
    1. Grade 5,6,7 referees must attend one of the advanced referee training sessions
  2. In addition, all Grade 7 and higher referees are required to take each year: 
    1. Physical fitness test
    2. Written test 
  • If you cannot attend a NH In Service Session due to being away at college, please coordinate with the NH SDI so that arrangements can be made to attend training where you are located. This training MUST be pre-approved by both the NH SDI and the SDI in the state you will take training. Failure to have this pre-approved may result in the training not being accepted.
  • Please note that effective with 2013 registration year, NHSA will no longer accept any non-USSF
    fitness test for grade 7 maintenance. All existing grade 5,6,7 referees must take, and pass, the USSF
    fitness test and all upgrade candidates must take, and pass, the USSF fitness test. Details of the test
    can be found in the Referee Administration handbook.
  • If you have any questions, please contact:  Bob Huston, SDI by e-mail at: