Become A Referee

Become a Referee

Welcome to the first step in becoming a soccer referee!

You must be age 13 or older to become a soccer referee.  

To become a certified Referee, you will need to complete three phases of instruction:  Online, Classroom, and Field Instruction.

If you will be 18 years old or older during the referee year, SafeSport certification and a background check will also be required.  These requirements are built into the registration and online instruction process.

Here is what you need to know:

  • Online instruction will be done via the Metro DC-Virginia State Referee Program (MDCVSRP) Officials...