Become a Referee
We continually work closely with both referee committees in Ohio to help provide opportunities to become a referee, or for those who want to advance their training.
OHIO LAW REQUIRES ALL NEW REFEREES TO BE AT LEAST 14 YEARS OF AGE.
Become a USSF Soccer Referee Today!
Becoming a soccer referee can be a rewarding experience for both adults and youth soccer enthusiasts. There are many benefits to being a referee:
- Earn money
- Learn the game from a new perspective
- Become a better soccer player
- Give back to your local soccer community
- Have fun!
Joining The Right State Soccer Referee Organization
There are two state soccer referee organizations in Ohio; Ohio North State Referee Committee and Ohio South State Referee Committee. Which one you join depends on where you plan to officiate! Simply refer to the map below to determine which state referee organization you need to work with for your referee certification.
Each organization will provide you with all the information you need to become a referee.