For Badge Year: 2017
This site provides U.S. Soccer referees registered with the West Virginia state association the ability to recertify entirely online.
Who May Use This Site?
In order to use this online recertification, you must:
- Be a U.S. Soccer Grade 9, 8, 7, 6 or 15 referee.
- Have been registered with U.S. Soccer for at least one year within the last four. This site is NOT for NEW referees.
- Be seeking to register with the West Virginia state association. If you seek to register elsewhere, consult that state association for recertification requirements appropriate to your grade.
- Be seeking to recertify at your current referee grade level OR to pursue one of the upgrades listed below. This site does not provide the ability for new referees to become certified.
- Ask your local league for any additional requirements to receive assignments. Some local leagues may require that you attend a referee meeting to review local issues before working any matches in that league.
- NOTE: Starting with the 2016/2017 version, U.S. Soccer will not provide printed copies of the Laws of the Game to grade 9, 8 or 7 referees. Referees may order a printed copy, download the PDF version, or refer to the online, interactive version.
Following are the steps to complete the recertification process online: