Website Manager

Sanford Area Soccer League



So you, or somenoe you know, would like to become a certified Entry Level US Soccer Referee?"


Before you begin, please be aware that there are some requirements for all Entry Level Referees...


Check out our YouTube video about Registering and Getting Started

Be sure to check out our YouTube Channel for more in dept videos pertaining to the Arbitersports website and NCYSA Policies!


The person registering:

must be at least 14 years old (or will be within 90 days or less)

This is a North Carolina Labor Law

must have a valid email address which only they will use.

This email cannot be shared with another individual

must have a valid Debit or VISA/MasterCard Credit Card with an expiration date and CID # (the security number on the back of the card)

It is recommended that prepaid cards are NOT used to pay the registration fee

must have Social Security Number

This number is required for background checks and payments

must submit to a Criminal Background History Check

This is ran for only persons 18 years old and above


-"Now that you know the requirements, what is it you need to complete?"

  1. Complete the intial registration and payment
  2. Then start on the Online Coursework which can be accessed through the Eligibility Tab on the USSF-NC Central Hub.

Click here for a video overview of the USSF-NC Central Hub

This link will open a new window to our YouTube Channel

Once you have completed all of your requirements you will receive an Eligiblity Icon on your profile. You will then be able to work all of the remaining months of 2017 and all of 2018.

In the fall of 2018, you will need to recertify to referee in 2019.

There will be no In Class Clinic's for you to attend, everything is online.


Click one of the registrations links below:


Grade 8 Entry Level Youth Referee Registration

(Only for persons currently 17 years old and younger)


Grade 7 Entry Level Adult Referee Registration

(Only for persons currently 18 yrs old and above)



If you have any questions, please contact [email protected]