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USSF Game Count Criteria Clarified

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Submitted by Missouri SDI on 11- 18- 2021

For Upgrade to Regional, or Maintenance Assessment for existing Regional Referees the following guidelines will help clarify "adult" games;

Only affiliated adult amateur or professional games will count for upgrade, those include

* State adult league competitions

* National Amateur Leagues including  NPSL    USL League 2   UPSL    USSSA    UWS       WPSL

* USASA Regional Competitions

* USASA National Competitions

Both teams must be adult teams

* All Lamar Hunt Open Cup games

* Professional International Games (friendlies)

* Senior National Team Games (WNT & MNT)

* YNT games that are part of a U.S. Soccer Referee Academy

* USYS U-20 games only


The following games are NOT considered adult games;

*  MLS Next - all age groups

* ECNL - all age groups

* USYS Regional and National Competitions U-19 and Younger

* Local youth competitions U-19 and younger

* Development Academy Games - all age Groups


From USSF Game Count for National Upgrade 2022