Non-Minnesota Residents Have Exceptions, Other Requirements
Updated Oct 21, 2012
If you are non-resident of Minnesota, you need to check on any special requirements for using the MNSRC website for your 2013 USSF registration! MNSRC works with neighboring states to provide training, but your payment structure and requirements may be different from referees who will register as Minnesota officials.
Please make sure you read the instructions for both non-Minnesota residents registering as Minnesota officials or the instructions for Minnesota residents (such as college students in school out of state) planning to complete certification requirements in another state program!!!
2014 Registration Is Now Open!
Updated Nov 16, 2013
The website is now open for account creation, new referee training, and returning referee re-certification! The requirements for 2014 have been posted and should be reviewed by all to ensure that you complete all steps.
December MNSRC Podcast Released!
Updated Dec 10, 2013
Our December MNSRC podcast looks at three simple Law applications, featuring delay at the taking of a throw-in, the goalkeeper releasing the ball into play and then handling it again, and tapping the ball at an indirect free kick. The pod can be viewed on YouTube and also can be downloaded from our iTunes feed.
New "Parenting a Referee" Video Now Available
Updated Nov 21, 2013
The Minnesota State Referee Committee is pleased to provide a new video available for all visitors to our site, "Parenting a Referee." This 20-minute, free-navigation video is designed to provide parents of referees age 17 and younger information on how to help your child succeed as and enjoy being a referee, and hints and tips on pitfalls to avoid. We invite any referee parent, whether your child is experienced or brand new, to view this presentation and gain information to help your child better succeed on the field.
November 2013 Dark Side Podcast... Preventing Confrontation
Updated Dec 1, 2013
Our November Dark Side podcast looks at recognizing flashpoints and responding appropriately to avoid having incidents of game disrepute elevate to mass confrontation. As always, this pod is available for download via our iTunes feed as well!