Prospective Referees:


You are receiving this email since you requested to take the US Soccer Referee Course.


We are announcing that you can now take the US Soccer new Grassroot Soccer Referee course via US Soccer on-line site and then sign up to take the one day in person class being held on December 14, 2019 at CBA from 9:30pm to about 4pm.

The cost of the in-person class is $190.00 paid online on the ENY Game Officials Site which includes the full uniforms that you will be ordered and sent to your address after the course completes.




Instructions as how to do this:

This letter is instructions for new referees to sign up with US Soccer to take their on-line Grassroot Referee course and take the SafeSport training. These two things are prerequisites to signing up for the ENY In-person Grassroot Referee class to be held December 14, 2019.

The class will be held on December 14 at CBA at 12 Airline Dr, Albany, NY 12205. The class starts at 9:30am and ends at 3:30pm, you must be there from 9:30 to 4:00, no exceptions.

Instructions for students to complete class prerequisites and register for in-person course can be found here:


All prospective students must:

  • Create a profile with US Soccer
  • Complete the online Grassroots training (4 hours)
  • If 18 or older complete SafeSport training (1.5 hours)
  • Register for in-person training via Game Officials and download Liability Waiver and have it signed by parents if under 18 and signed if 18 and older.


There are no walk on day of class, and all new referees must do each piece in the proper order. Please print your certificates from US Soccer for the completion of the course and those 18 and older, must have the SafeSport training printed certificate to show at the class.


Good Luck,


Michael Rennick

CDREF ENY Instructor