For Referees

  1. Recertification: Your registration expires on December 31st of the year on your badge.  Before that date -- or before you referee any matches after that date -- you MUST recertify by:  
  2. Certification and Recertification Requirements, including How to Upgrade 
       
  3. US Soccer Federation Referee Materials >> -- LOTG and Amendments, Guide to Procedures & Continuing Education videos, etc..
     
  4. Referee Standards of Dress & Appearance [PDF]
     
  5. Recognize to Recover: US Soccer Player Safety Campaign >> (Heat Illness, Concussions, etc.)
     
  6. US Youth Soccer Health & Safety Resources >> (goal post safety, lightning safety, head injuries, heat & hydration, etc.)
     
  7. FIFA FUTURO Courses >>
     
  8. WV League Referee Assignor Contacts -- Reach out to these assignors to seek game assignments
     
  9. Calls for Referees -- Learn about referee opportunities at WVSA-sanctioned events (Kohl's Cup, State Cup, Open Cup, other tournaments, etc.)
     
  10. Regional Referee Delegation -- Apply to serve on a WVSA referee delegation to a Regional Event (President's Cup, ODP, NCS)
     
  11. Field Directions -- Directions to match venues around West Virginia
     
  12. WVSA Rules of Competition for Sponsored Events (Cups, Country Roads League, etc.)
     
  13. Referee Game Reports (including a supplemental report) are required to be submitted to the State Association in certain circumstances. Learn more >>
     
  14. WVSA Referee Program Gear for purchase -- polo shirt, t-shirt, cap, bag and flipping coin
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  16. Order a Replacement Referee Badge >> for the current year
     
  17. "Behind the Whistle" NBC Sports Documentary on training and development of EPL referees
     
  18. "A Feel for the Game" Fox Sports Documentary on MLS referees