Entry Level Referee Courses

Want to become a Referee?

The entry level referee course (USSF Grade 8) is typically held in the evenings or weekends, the student must take online videos and attend in person classes. The course fee is $60.00, which includes an annual $45.00 USSF registration fee and Maryland State Administration fee.  Materials are supplied by the instructor at each course.  Students are required to attend the complete course in order to become a referee.

In order to register for a course, click on the registration button/link directly beneath the desired course.  You will receive a follow up email confirming your submission and telling you if anything additional is required. Space is limited and when a course is full, registration ends.  Registration for courses is cut off 48 hours prior to the first day. Registrations after that may incur an additional late fee. “Walk ins” are normally not accepted.

NOTE: If you register and pay and decide you can’t make the course send an email to the Lead Instructor or the SDI and they will remove you. Your payment will still be good for another clinic. If you decide you want a refund, the State will refund all monies except for the $5.00 State Administration Fee. This is to recover the cost for the system and mandatory background check.

If you have any questions please contact: Bob Reath

Entry Level Referee Courses:

If you register to take the entry level clinic you must complete the online portion of the training prior to class. To do this once you are registered and in the clinic site select “Load Session Tracker” and complete Session 1, Grade 8 online training, and Session 2, Referee and AR Signals. After the first class you will be required to complete Session 3, the Grade 8 Test. This consists of 50 questions and you must get a passing score of 80%. HINT: You have multiple chances to achieve the 80%.

Denton, MD

Sat, Jun 30 9:00am – 5:30pm
Sun, Jul 1 9:00am – 1:00pm
(Must attend all sessions to be certified)

NOTE NEW LOCATION:
Health and Public Services Building
403 South 7th Street
DENTON MD


Contact: Bob Reath

Harford County, MD

Sat, Jul 14 8:30am – 5:00pm
Sun, Jul 15 8:30am – 12:30pm
(Must attend all sessions to be certified)

JOPPA MAGNOLIA VFD
1403 OLD MOUNTAIN ROAD SOUTH
JOPPA MD


Contact: Marty Kuser

Baltimore, MD

Sat, Jul 21 9:00am – 5:30pm
Sun, Jul 22 9:00am – 1:00pm
(Must attend all sessions to be certified)

ST. URSULA CHURCH
LOWER LEVEL SPIRITUAL CENTER
8801 HARFORD ROAD
PARKVILLE MD


Contact: Bob Reath

Great Mills, MD

Sat, Jul 21 9:00am – 12:00pm
Mon, Jul 23 6:00pm – 9:00pm
Wed, Jul 25 6:00pm – 9:00pm
Fri, Jul 27 6:00pm – 9:00pm
(Must attend all sessions to be certified)

CHANCELLORS RUN RECREATION CENTER
21905 CHANCELLORS RUN ROAD
GREAT MILLS MD


Contact: Mike Tretick

Cumberland, MD

Sat, Jul 28 9:00am – 5:30pm
Sun, Jul 29 9:00am – 1:00pm
(Must attend all sessions to be certified)

CUMBERLAND YMCA
601 KELLY ROAD
CUMBERLAND MD


Contact: Bob Reath

Prince Frederick, MD

Mon, Jul 30 6:00pm – 9:00pm
Wed, Aug 1 6:00pm – 9:00pm
Tue, Aug 7 6:00pm – 9:00pm
Thu, Aug 9 6:00pm – 9:00pm
(Must attend all sessions to be certified)

CSA FIELDHOUSE
200 BUGEYE CT
PRINCE FREDERICK MD


Contact: Mike Tretick

Carroll County, MD

Fri, Aug 3 6:00pm – 9:30pm
Sat, Aug 4 9:00am – 5:30pm
(Must attend all sessions to be certified)

FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
OF WESTMINSTER
65 WASHINGTON ROAD
WESTMINSTER MD


Contact: Bob Reath

Anne Arundel County, MD

Sat, Aug 4 8:00am – 3:00pm
Sun, Aug 5 9:00am – 3:00pm
(Must attend all sessions to be certified)


Contact: Mark Jennings

Montgomery County, MD

Sat, Aug 11 9:00am – 5:30pm
Sun, Aug 12 9:00am – 1:00pm
(Must attend all sessions to be certified)

MARYLAND SOCCERPLEX/DISCOVERY SPORT
18031 CENTRAL PARK CIRCLE
BOYDS MD


Contact: Bob Reath

Frederick County, MD

Sat, Aug 11 8:30am – 4:00pm
Sat, Aug 18 8:00am – 1:30pm
(Must attend all sessions to be certified)

GOOD SHEPHERD LUTHERAN CHURCH
1415 W. 7TH STREET
FREDERICK MD


Contact: Gerry Philp

Howard County, MD

Sun, Jul 29 8:30am – 5:00pm
Sun, Aug 5 8:30am – 12:30pm
(Must attend all sessions to be certified)

JOHNS HOPKINS APPLIED PHYSICS LAB
SOUTH CAMPUS – BLDG. 200-E100
11101 JOHNS HOPKINS ROAD
LAUREL MD


Contact: Craig Proffen

Sat, Aug 4 8:30am – 5:00pm
Sat, Aug 11 8:30am – 12:30pm
(Must attend all sessions to be certified)

JOHNS HOPKINS APPLIED PHYSICS LAB
SOUTH CAMPUS – BLDG. 200-E100
11101 JOHNS HOPKINS ROAD
LAUREL MD


Contact: Craig Proffen

Sun, Aug 12 8:30am – 5:00pm
Sun, Aug 19 8:30am – 12:30pm
(Must attend all sessions to be certified)

JOHNS HOPKINS APPLIED PHYSICS LAB
SOUTH CAMPUS – BLDG. 200-E100
11101 JOHNS HOPKINS ROAD
LAUREL MD


Contact: Craig Proffen

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