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.
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
YOU MUST RECERTIFY EVERY YEAR!
You must take a class every year. Grade 9 younger than 14 can only take a Recertification class. Grade 9 older than 14 may either take either a Recertification class or a Grade 8 class to upgrade to grade 8. Grade 8 and 7 can take a Recertification class. Go to Info > Timing of Classes to have an idea of when classes are offered
Congratulations to the following referees that will represent Michigan at the US Youth National Championship Tournament on July 22 - 26, 2014 in Georgetown, Maryland.
Nick Balcer Brandon Barlog Duncan Purvis Justin Tatsak
Congratulations to the Bradley Barlog that will represent Michigan at the National Presidents Cup on July 10-13, 2014 in Greenville, South Carolina.
Click here to see the full "Opinions + Editorial" article on John Bieniewicz in the July 3, 2014 Detroit News published on behalf of the Michigan Soccer Referee Committee.