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
  16. Order a Replacement Referee Badge or Order a Printed Copy of the LOTG 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