New Referee Registration Re-Opens for July
Updated Jul 1, 2015
We have re-opened registration for 2016- for new referees only- for our three summer classes held at the end of July and early August. Please be advised this is ONLY for new referee candidates.
The deadline for certifying as a returning official passed on June 21. Re-certification for 2016 will open on November 1.
US Soccer Formally Permits Hats for Officials for Sun Protection
Updated Jul 21, 2015
US Soccer today released a statement formally approving the use of hats (with no logo) for sun protection, in line with health care recommendations. Hats may be used by referees or assistant referees. Please keep in mind this is for sun protection, not style.
FIFA Releases 2015-16 Laws of the Game
Updated Jun 29, 2015
FIFA has released the 2015-16 version of the Laws of the Game. The MNSRC has made it available for download from the Documents page on our website.
June Pod Released... Back to Basics!
Updated Jun 3, 2015
The June podcast goes back to basics on common but often missed simple rules that referees need to pay attention to. Plus, a duck. As always, the pod is available for download on YouTube and iTunes!