Upcoming Entry Level Referee Courses
Please chose a course that fits your schedule. You must attend ALL classroom and field sessions. You must pay the $55 registration fee online when you register. This fee is for USSF registration and you MUST renew your registration EACH year in order to referee.
GRADE 8 ENTRY LEVEL REFEREE COURSE
Classroom & Field Session (9 Hour)
This Grade 8 Entry Level Course requires the student to fully participate and successfully complete six hours Classroom Sessions and three hours of Field Session. This Course is for those that want to referee Competitive Youth Games and below.
Available Classes: https://cnra.gameofficials.net/public/class/classSearch.cfm?classTypeID=2655
Host a Referee Course for Your Club
If your club is interested in hosting an Entry Level Referee Clinic, please follow this set of guidelines:
- Establish a set of dates to hold your clinic. It is recommended that you schedule your clinic six weeks out in order to get enough students interested in your clinic.
- Use this link to request for your clinic: https://cnra.gameofficials.net/public/class/classMaint.cfm
- Club is responsible to secure a facility. You will need the name and the address of the facility in order to request your referee course.
- The cost of the clinic is $300 for Grade 8. Your club must issue a check made out to CNRA in the amount of $300. Your check must be mailed out to CNRA (California North Referee Administration) P.O. Box 848 Rocklin, Ca 95677. Please write down your five digits course number on your check. Please note that your course is ONLY approved once CNRA receives your check.
- Students are responsible to sign up for your clinic and pay the $55 registration fee online using their credit card. If students are not able to use a credit card, then they need to either bring cash or checks made out to your club and then your club MUST issue ONE check for all the students that have not paid online. The club check must be made out to CNRA and given to the instructor of the course.
- You MUST have a host (a member of your club) present at ALL the clinic hours.
- The course could be taught in Spanish or Bilingual in English and Spanish and if so desired then that needs to be communicated to CNRA in your “Special Request” section.
- When requesting a course, you must have the name, e-mail address, and contact phone number of the person within your club that could be contacted by students, CNRA, and instructor.
- The normal format for this type of course is 3 hours of classroom in two sessions and then 3 hours of field session.
NorCal Referee Course Sponsorship
If your club is seeking NorCal to sponsor an Entry Level Grade 8 Clinic, please use the following guidelines:
NorCal sponsors the following Entry Level Courses:
Grade 8 Entry Level Referee Course (6 hours classroom plus 3 hours field sessions). You have the following options to request your referee clinic:
- Three hours session in three separate days. The first two sessions are classroom and the last 3 hours shall be the field session.
- Three hours session in one day and the other two sessions on another day.
- You may offer one day session of 4.5 hours and then another day of 4.5 hours session as well.
- You could offer the nine hours in one day. Please allow 30 minutes to one hour for lunch. Also allow enough travel time for students to travel from the classroom to their field session.
EN ESPAÑOL: Grado 8 Entrada Nivel del Curso de Árbitros Este Grado 8 Entrada Nivel del Curso sólo se imparte en español y es para aquellos que quieren arbitrar competitivas Juegos de la Juventud y de abajo. (El curso en línea aún no está disponible en español y por lo tanto es un curso en el aula y la sesión de campo completo.) Este curso es un aula y campo de sesión 9 horas.
You need to schedule your clinic at least 6 weeks out in order to get enough students interested for the course. NorCal will only sponsor a course that has a minimum of 20 students or more. If the attendance does not reach 20 or more then the course will be canceled or rescheduled.
Club is responsible to secure a facility (classroom and field) to have the clinic hosted.
The cost of the clinic is $300 which NorCal will pay CNRA directly.
There is also a cost of $55.00 USSF (United State Soccer Federation) registration fee (per each referee) that must be paid to the instructor upon completion of the clinic IF the students have not paid their fees on line at Game Officials website. The check for this portion of the clinic must also be made out to CNRA. It is recommended for the club to obtain the registration fee from the students at the first session of the clinic (check or cash). If the students are paying via checks then it could be made out to the club.
You must have a host (a member of your club) present at ALL the clinic hours.
Once you are ready to schedule your clinic then contact me to request for an Entry Level Referee Clinic (Grade 8).
Once you are ready to host a clinic, you must have the following information or I will not consider your request:
- The dates and times of the clinic.
- The name and address of the venue/facility.
- The name and address of the field-facility.
- The name, e-mail address and phone number of the person that students could contact with any questions.
- The course could be taught in Spanish and if so desired then that needs to be communicated with me.