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Futsal Referee Certification Requirements Grade 8

U.S. Soccer Federation Referee Program
Futsal Referee Certification Requirements
July 2017


Grade 8 – Futsal Referee:

The purpose of the Grade 8 Futsal Referee Course is to prepare officials for the competitive youth
futsal game. Based on the level of training provided, U.S. Soccer recommends that these officials
be assigned accordingly to best service the game.

Certification Requirements:

Age 12 years of age, per child labor laws MO
Previous Game Experience None
Previous Grade Experience Must have completed the Grade 8 outdoor certification at some point in their career
Training Pass the Grade 8 Futsal Referee Course
Laws of the Game Test Pass the Grade 8 Futsal Referee Test
Fitness Test Not Applicable
Practical Evaluation Not Applicable

Annual Recertification Requirements:

Training Mo - Attend Futsal Recert in state
Laws of the Game Test Pass the Grade 8 Futsal Referee Test
Fitness Test Not Applicable
Practical Evaluation Not Applicable

Notes

  • All State Referee Association requirements must be made public
  • All training requirements can be completed online and/or in the classroom setting as determined by the State Referee Association and there are no minimum number of hours associated with either requirement
  • At a minimum, U.S. Soccer recommends that training includes the completion of all online training materials for the Grade 8 Futsal Referee Course
  • A minimum passing test score of 80% is required
  • All testing requirements can be completed online for recerts, all entry testing is done in classroom for MO.