Referee Training Resources
Where and who to contact about referee education

Online registration for all USSF referee training classes is available only through the Metro-VA/DC State Referee Association website.

Visit for a list of classes and to register online.

U.S. Soccer Grade 9 Referee Training Class - September 12

DC Stoddert Soccer has partnered with Metro VA-DC State Referee Association to offer a U.S. Soccer Federation Grade 9 new referee class on Saturday, September 12, 2015, from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm, at TYLER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL in southeast Washington. Students must attend all sessions throughout the day to pass the course.
The cost of this new referee class is $70.00. For more details about USSF training and on-line registration please go to:

  • click CLINIC LISTING, then click the blue link for the list of classes
  • On the list, look for September 12, 2015, NORTH - New Grade 9 Combo class -  ("Combo" means the  course will be a combination of on-line study prior to attending the class, and in-class training.)

A USSF Grade 9 referee is eligible to serve as a center referee for U14 and younger recreational games, and as an assistant referee for any game U14 and younger, which includes serving as a STAR for the NCSL, and WAGS travel leagues.

DC Stoddert Soccer Junior Referee Training Program

The DC Stoddert junior referee program trains boys and girls to referee Under-9 through Under-11 recreational games.

Training for the Fall 2015 season will be held during the month of August, and will include instruction in the classroom and on the field.  There is no cost for this training. 

Boys and girls in the 7th, and 8th grades, who are at least age 13, are welcome to apply by sending an email to Walt Anderson, Director of Referees at