Referee Courses

Referee Courses

We are always looking to increase the referee pool at GSA and this is a great way for teens and adults to earn extra money.  Courses are held prior to each season to become a certified referee.  

Dates for upcoming Referee Courses held through GSA

2023 ENTRY GRASSROOTS REFEREE COURSES

Grassroots Entry Course (In-Person)

(I) GSA North

When: Saturday, August 6, 2022

Time: 9am - 2pm

Where: GSA North, Rabbit Hill Park, 400 Rabbit Hill Road, Dacula, GA

 

(II) GSA South

When: Saturday, August 13, 2022

Time: 9am – 2pm

Where: GSA South, 925 Cole Road, Lilburn, GA

 

In order to complete the 2023 Grassroots Referee Certification, the following steps must be completed:

Step #1: Register in this Learning Center course ($90) and complete ALL online assignments associated with the US Soccer Learning Center 2023 Grassroots Referee course. After registering, in the Assignments Tab you will find the following assignments that must be 100% completed BEFORE Step #2:

  • Online Grassroots Referee Course
  • Intro to Safe and Healthy Playing Environments
  • First Time Grassroots Quiz
  • 2022-23 Laws Of The Game(LOTG) Update
  • If you are 18 years of age or older, you must ALSO complete SafeSport and the NCSI Background Screening
  • If you are awaiting the NCSI background screening to clear, you may attend the FTE prior to this occurring.

 

Step #2: Attend the New Referee Field Training Event (FTE) (5 hours)

  • The details regarding time and location are in the Learning Center course.
  • Come prepared to run. Bring running shoes, turfs, or cleats as well as water or other liquids for hydration.
  • Details on the time and location are in each LC course.
  • Do not show up late! Referees should be at each game they are assigned a minimum of thirty (30) minutes before kick-off. Your first course is a good time to get into this habit.
  • In the week leading up to the course, the lead Referee Mentor will email additional details that referee candidates and their parents or guardians will need to be aware of.

 

Step #3: Send email to Ricky Campbell, Director of Referees, GSA. Email address: ricky@gsasoccer.com. Please include your name and state that you have completed the course and you would like to be assigned games at GSA.

CLICK LINK TO REGISTER:

GSA NORTH, SAT., AUG. 62022 , 9AM - 2PM 

https://learning.ussoccer.com/referee/courses/available/6/details/5797

GSA SOUTH, SAT. AUG. 13, 2022, 9AM - 2PM 

https://learning.ussoccer.com/referee/courses/available/6/details/5798

 

2023 GRASSROOTS REFEREE RECERTIFICATION COURSE

Grassroots Recertification Course (Online)

The 2023 registration cycle (July 1st, 2022 - June 30th, 2023) is now OPEN.

The 2023 Grassroots Referee Recertification course in the Learning Center is OPEN.

Completing this course will certify a referee through December 31st, 2023.

 

$$ PRICE REDUCTION $$

  • July 1st, 2022 - September 15th, 2022 - $70 (early registration - $20 reduction)
  • September 16th, 2022 - November 30th, 2022 - $90
  • December 1st, 2022 - January 31st, 2023 - $110
  • February 1st, 2023 - June 20th, 2023 - $130

 

Register for 2023 early to make sure you save money and have your 2023 badge well before the new year.

REGISTER NOW: https://learning.ussoccer.com/referee/courses/available/7/details/5474

 

Referee Links:

 

Referee Links

Referee Links

Why become a referee?

Become a US Soccer Referee

Uniforms and Supplies

LAWS OF THE GAME AND RESOURCES

Referee Code of Ethics

Youth Rules and Regulations

How to get assigned to games at GSA

How to get assigned to games at GSA

GSA uses the Game Officials system to handle the assigning for all regular season and tournament games. If you are a certified referee and interested in refereeing at GSA, please follow the instructions below. Please contact Ricky Campbell, Director of Referees, GSA for more information.
 

NEW GAME OFFICIALS ACCOUNT

Go to www.gameofficials.net and click on “New Official?”.  

For GSA enter the Group Number 1006. The access code for this group is "5267". This will get you to an information page, which you will need to complete all information requested. After you have completed all information, click on the “save” create new account.  Please email Ricky Campbell once you have completed registration or if you have any questions. 

THERE IS ONLY ONE GSA GROUP FOR BOTH GSA LOCATIONS(NORTH & SOUTH)
 

EXISTING GAME OFFICIALS ACCOUNT

Go to www.gameofficials.net and Login enter the appropriate Group Number and Access codes above. 

Contact Us

Contact

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 1055
Dacula, GA 30019

GSA North:
400 Rabbit Hill Rd
Dacula, GA 30019

GSA South:
925 Cole Road
Lilburn, GA 30047

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