GRASS ROOTS GRADE 8 REFEREE
The Grass Roots Grade 8 Referee course is for adults, coaches, parents, and players, (minimum age is 14), and general soccer enthusiasts. Officiate games at youth & adult events. Maintain standards of play, apply the Laws of the Game, provide a level playing field for the teams & coaches. Become a soccer referee and have the best “seat” in the house for the beautiful game!
The Grade 8 Referee Course prepares officials for the youth recreational and competitive games, as well as adult leagues.
The course consists of two parts:
PART 1 ~ COMPLETE ON-LINE COURSE
The On-Line course work will take approximately 4-5 hours to complete. The cost is $90.00 (tax-deductible). Register by visiting: coreferees.gameofficials.net Sign Up For Course Select: Grassroots Grade 8 Referee Course Part 1 (2019) Click on the Course #, proceed to register by following prompts. Create your personal account in Game Officials & follow the instructions to complete the course.
PART 2 ~ ATTEND ON THE FIELD TRAINING
The fun begins here! Sign up for a field training session at: coreferees.gameofficials.net and register for the “On Field Training Session” Choose a date/location that works best for you. Once registered, you will receive an informational email from your Instructor from the Colorado Referee Administration.
F.C. Brighton will reimburse referees for current year course fees upon completion of refereeing 5 home games
Referees are paid a per game fee. Fees vary by league, age of players & game length. Fees on average range from $20 - $60 per game. Some referees like to work as many games as they can while others prefer to work a just a few games each month. Establish your own hours and work at your preferred locations. Work in your local community, or travel to tournaments across Colorado and throughout the United States. Referees are considered Independent Contractors. Mileage & other job related expenses are considered tax- deductible.