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Referee Information

GSA Referees

We are always looking for great referees to work games at GSA, both during regular season games and during tournaments.  Come out to officiate on some of the best fields in Central Texas!

If you are interested, please contact Chris Young. You will need to click on the signup link to be placed in the list of referees for GSA. Then you will need to fill out the Registration information sheet and email it to the referee assignor.

Here are some useful and interesting links for the new AND experienced soccer referee:

Assistant Referee Signals (Need to Watch)
Referee Signals (Need to Watch)
US SOCCER Resource Center
Ask The Ref
(answers approved by USSF)
Ask The Ref (another good referee Q&A site)
STSR (South Texas Soccer Referee official site)
Laws of the Game (official FIFA site)

3 Easy Steps to Become a U.S. Soccer Referee

For those interested in refereeing and obtaining their licenses please follow these instructions:

Website:  https://www.stxref.org/

You will need to Sign Up and create your profile.

  • Grassroots First-time Referees
  • Must be 13 years of Age.

First Time Grassroots Referees completing registration through the Learning Center must complete the following requirements. 

  • Introduction to Safe and Healthy Playing Environments – 1 hr.  
  • SafeSport (if 18 years or older)- 1 hr.  
  • Online Grassroots Referee Course Module – 4.5 hr.  
  • First Time Grassroots Referee Quiz - 45 mins.  
  • U.S. Soccer Federation Gold Standard NCSI Background Check (if 18 years or older)  
  • Additional State Assignments as required 

Once your profile is created you should be able eligible to take the online portion of the Referee classes (this will include all quizzes & SafeSport & Background requirements if you are 18 years of age. After the online portion is competed you can then sign up for the in-person clinic portion.  The purpose of the in-person session is to provide an opportunity to reinforce concepts and a knowledge base covered in the online grassroots coursework via practical exercises. The focus must be on preparing the referee candidate to be ready for the first game. By clicking on Go to Course List this will show you all the upcoming classes/ Dates & Locations for the In-Person Field Session. 

Once you have completed the course & in person sessions.  Please contact: ChrisYoung4208@gmail.com or Text/Call 512-786-0668 if you have any questions.

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