This course is presented by the Oregon Referee Committee in cooperation with the La Liga & Rogue Valley Timbers.
The Grade 8 Referee Course is an introductory course for aspiring referees ages 13 and older. Grade 8 referees are eligible to officiate a variety of recreational and competitive matches.
$85 (includes $40 course fee and $45 for the 2018 USSF registration fee)
**Students who cancel without rescheduling will incur a $10 fee upon refund**
The course will include a field training session. The field session will last 4 hours and participants should dress appropriately for physical activity outdoors and bring a pea-less whistle, flags (if possible), and anything else the instructor requires.
Time & Location: North Medford High School, 12PM - 4PM
USSF Laws of the Game Training Modules (REQUIRED)
The Laws of the Game modules MUST be completed BEFORE attending the course. Students who have not completed the online training 24 hours before the course start date may be dropped from the roster.
Please note that reviewing the Laws of the Game modules takes most students approximately 3 hours.
http://www.ussoccer.com/referees/resource-center/online-training/grade-8-referee-course.aspx Note: When prompted to enter a clinic number, please leave that field blank.
Students must also complete the CDC Heads Up concussion training course before attending the Grade 8 Class. This course takes approximately 30 minutes to complete and students MUST print a copy of the certificate of completion and submit it to their Grade 8 course instructor.
Note: The US Soccer concussion module is NOT sufficient to meet this requirement.
If you checked the "yes" box, submit the following information with your form: Description of offense, date, court, and sentence. The information is evaluated on a case by case basis.
I understand that by successfully completing the educational requirements and registering with the USSF as a referee, I am entitled to act as a game official at the appropriate level of competition indicated by my approved grade. I understand that my registration does not guarantee my receipt of any specific refereeing assignments and does not apply to non-USSF affilliated games. I further understand that my registration with USSF does not create an employment contract or an employment relationship with USSF.