- Information for New Referees
- Online Recertification
- US Soccer Referee Program Standards of Dress and Appearance
- 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:
- Attending a Recertification Clinic; see the WVSA Referee Program Calendar for clinic dates near you.
- Registering and paying your USSF fees online. See the "Step by Step explanation of registering directly on US Soccer System," below, in PDF format.
- US Soccer Referee Materials >> -- LOTG and Amendments, Advice to Referees, Directives, Position Papers, etc.
- Calls for Referees -- Learn about referee opportunities at WVSA-sanctioned events (Kohl's Cup, State Cup, Open Cup, other tournaments, etc.)
- WVSA Rules of Competition for Sponsored Events (Cups, Country Roads League, etc.)
- Referee Game Reports (including a supplemental report) are required to be submitted to the State Association in certain circumstances. Learn more >>
- "Behind the Whistle" NBC Sports Documentary on training and development of EPL referees