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Register to Become a Referee

Players 13 years or older are eligible to become Assistant Referees.

All referee program certifications will be completed through the US Soccer's Learning Center.  ISRC CONDUCTS ALL USSF IL REFEREE IN-PERSON or WEBINAR COURSES. 


To Register


Registration is done online through the US Soccer Learning Center. Must be at least 13 years old at time of registration.

More information:


PLEASE NOTE:  To clarify a communication from US Soccer, any referee who currently holds a VALID 2020 referee license will automatically be grandfathered for the 2021 season due to COVID-19.**  If you do NOT hold a valid 2020 license, you must complete the online requirements for 2021 certification. 
**This does NOT include any Supplemental Courses (i.e. Background Check, SafeSport Training or Introduction to Safe and Healthy Playing Environments) that might expire during 2021.

More information:

Getting Started as an AR

Fall/Spring Outdoor ARs

Information about becoming a referee can be found on the ISRC website:
You must be 13 to become an AR.

After becoming a certified referee please purchase a Referee Starter Kit. Kits can be purchased online or from our local Score representative, Don Robertson. Click here to download Don's order form. Please note, that sometime after completing the course you'll receive a letter with your USSF id and a badge in the mail that will be applied to the uniform.

To be added to the AR for the LG Celtics please email Cheri at [email protected] to be added to the email distribution list.

To AR for other clubs outside of the Celtics you'll need to join the Midwest Referee group on If you don’t already have a login, click on the green hyperlink in the upper left corner that states “New Official?” If you already have an account with another group, log in.
Group Number: 1387 | Access Code: soccer
Click here for the complete Midwest Referee manual.

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