2017 WV Referee Registrations 10.9% Higher than 2016, Year-to-Date

posted Mar 20, 2017, 7:07 AM by Michael McCarthy   [ updated Mar 20, 2017, 7:11 AM ]
U.S. Soccer Federation referee registrations in West Virginia for the 2017 badge year are running 10.9% ahead of the 2016 pace through mid-March, at 447 v 403 as of March 19 of each year.

The 2016 badge year represented a significant watershed, as it marked the first increase in referee registrations in West Virginia since 2009, with a total of 734 referees -- a 12.2% increase over the previous year.

Referees wishing to recertify for 2017 can visit www.wvsareferees.org/for-referees/online-recertification-2017 and complete the process online.  Those interested in becoming new soccer referees can visit the event calendar on the front of www.wvsareferees.org for a list of upcoming clinics around the state or can sign-up to receive notifications when additional clinics are scheduled.