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A clinic for new soccer referees will be held in Fargo on March 21st 2020 at 9:30am.

Want to become a referee? Now is the time! Below are the steps to get registered. All players 13 years and old and all adults welcome! US Soccer requires referees to be 13 years old by the day they register.

  1. Go to
  2. Click "Sign Up" in the top right corner and complete the form with the referee's information
  3. Click Courses on the top and find the Fargo Grassroots Referee Course to select "Course Details"
  4. If you are 18 years old or older, you must complete the background check first, which must clear before the following steps (may take days to process)
  5. Register and pay for the Fargo Grassroots Referee Course
  6. In the Fargo Grassroots Referee Course, click "Assignments" and complete the online modules (SafeSport training is only required for those 18 years or older)
  7. Attend the in-person referee training
  8. Get ready to referee!

Why Referee?

  • Give back to the game - educate players on the laws of the game
  • Help improve the quality of soccer in the community
  • Part-time job with lots of flexibility - you pick when you work
  • Excellent pay while remaining active with soccer

Additional Information

Additional information and referee resources can be found here: 

If you have questions please contact:

Dave Maier


Connor Dunn