Entry referee courses for new referees are now open.
Due to Covid-19, entry referee courses will no longer have a required In-Person component at this time. All work will be completed online to become a new U.S. Soccer Grassroots Referee. Optional field training events (previously mandatory) will be offered in the future.
Note: The minimum age to register for a course and become a referee is 13.
Please add firstname.lastname@example.org to your safe senders list or to your email's contact list to ensure you receive email communications from the State Referee Committee. Otherwise, these emails may go to your Spam folder. If you use Gmail, they will arrive in your Promotions folder.
To become a U.S. Soccer Grassroots Referee, register for the Georgia 2021 Entry Grassroots Referee Course - New Referees in the Learning Center, and complete all of the following in the assignments tab:
Online Grassroots Referee Course
2020 Intro to Safe and Healthy Playing Environments
2021 First Time Grassroots Quiz
After completing all of the assignments in the Learning Center course, register for the Zoom Virtual Training.
Hosted on Zoom. Must only attend one (1) Zoom session to become certified.
Must have video turned on and be present for the entirety of the session to receive credit.
The Zoom registration link and available dates are in the Learning Center course details.
If you are 18 years of age or older, you must also complete these two (2) mandatory items:
Completing these requirements will certify a Grassroots Referee from that date through December 31, 2021.
Please consult the Learning Center FAQ page if you have any questions.
What To Do Next
Email Anne Wright for general questions about the Georgia Soccer Referee Program, or any assistance with registration.
Also email (CC) U.S. Soccer (email@example.com) for general questions about the Learning Center, issues creating your account, background checks, etc.