How to Become a Referee in North Texas. The North Texas Referee Program welcomes over 2500 new referees each year. We serve the game in over 100 local associations from Lubbock to Lake Highland, Amarillo to Arlington, Cedar Hill to Corsicana – chances are YOU live close to a soccer association. Typically, new referees work for their local association.
Certification to be a Grassroots Referee is done through a combination of online coursework and an in-person course. Your registration for the Grassroots – First-time Referee Course will include both an online course and an in-person course with a total fee of $75. Grassroots – First-time Referees Online Course.
If you are new to South Texas but were certified in another region of Texas or the United States, starting for your 2021 certification, email U.S.Soccer Referee Department or call U.S. Soccer at (312) 528-1296 for assistance.
To become a referee in Texas for the sports of basketball, baseball, football, soccer, softball or volleyball, you must first register with the Texas Association of Sports Officials (TASO). TASO provides sports officials for public school and private school athletic events. The application can be completed on line.
Referee certification is managed by North Texas State Soccer Association. Please see http://www.ntxsoccer.org/referee/ or contact a board member for more information. Officials Management Systems
You must notify us via email prior to the day of the clinic that you cannot attend. We charge a $5.00 fee, payable by credit card only, to transfer from one clinic into another clinic. In the event that you need to change your in-person clinic, send an email to Christi Heady with North Texas Soccer at firstname.lastname@example.org. In that email, please include your name as it appears in your profile in OMS, the name, date, and time of the clinic you are registered to attend, and the name, date ...
For 2021, the South Texas Referee Committee had elected to opt-in to the offer made by U.S. Soccer to automatically extend 2021 licenses to all referees licensed for 2020 at NO CO$T. Licensing for 2022 will go back to the normal process.
TASO is an independent organization, providing support, resources and training for Texas high school and middle school sports officials. With more than 150 local chapters serving 16,000+ members throughout the state, we are one of the largest professional organizations for sports officials in the country. MORE.
Steps to Become a Referee: To become a referee you must attend a referee clinic and pass the exam with 75% or better. Please click here for a schedule of referee clinics. Returning referees must re-certify online every year. Once you pass your clinic you must register as a referee in GotSoccer: CLICK HERE.