The website for Soccer Referees in Michigan
This website is offered by the
Michigan Referee Committee.
It's purpose is to help US Soccer Referees with yearly registration, recertifications and training.
To upgrade your referee level follow directions shown at Tools > Upgrading
Do it now to make sure you don't miss the deadline!!
1. Entry Grade 9 - Entry class to become a new referee with a grade 9; must be 11 years old
2. Bridge Grade 8 - to upgrade from grade 9 to 8; must be 14 years old
3. Recertification - yearly recertification for grades 9, 8, and 7
4. State Recertification - yearly recertification for grades 6 and 5 or to upgrade to grades 7, 6 or 5.
See Info > Type of Classes for more details
MUST RECERTIFY EVERY YEAR!
Referees must take a Recertification class every year. Grade 9 Referees 14 and older may either take either a Recertification class or a Bridge Grade 8 class (recommended) to upgrade to grade 8. Go to Info > Timing of Classes to have an idea of when classes are offere
Upcoming Referee Classes
All referees need to recertify every year. However, note that referees that took 2016 Entry or Bridge Summer classes, are automatically recertified through December 2017.
Referee Recertification Classes will be available
November, December and January. Note that in Central and Northern Michigan
Recertification Classes will be available also in February and March for weather
Entry Classes for new referees and Bridge Classes for grade 9
referees will be available from November through March.
-Classes will begin to be posted in late September on this website. Some are already posted, many more will be posted soon. Click
"Class Registration" tab above to browse class availability and to register
for a class,
or click https://michiganrefs.gameofficials.net/login.cfm
click Sign Up For Course. You
will see a list of Course Types in bold blue. Click the course type for a
list of classes.
College Scholarship Application
Now accepting applications for the first annual
John Bieniewicz Memorial College Scholarship.
Four (4) $2,000 scholarships to be awarded to graduating seniors - Class of 2017.
Deadline for application is January 7, 2017
Click here for application and instructions
This website has a new name; it's MichiganRefs.org
Please use this name next time you access our website.
The old name will expire in a few months.