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New Referees 12 and under

New Referees 12 and under



  1.  You must turn 12 during the 2024 calendar year to qualify for training
  2.  You must have your own unique email address (try to refrain from using a school email address as the emails from the system can show up as spam and you might not receive verification emails.)
    1. You can obtain your unique email address from Yahoo, Gmail, etc.
  3. Download the ELC Practice materials and Laws of the Game on the Instruction tab of this website.
  4. Visit our Officials Management System clinic sign up page by clicking on the link listed at the bottom of this page.
  5. Create your unique account login and password using your own unique email address. The account MUST be in the name of the prospective referee in the OMS and the, not the parent/guardian. Please ensure the accuracy of DOBs and emails.
  6. Click on attend a clinic, sign up for the online clinic (online training for 12 and under)
  7. Please complete all the online training, then you will be prompted to sign up to attend an in-person clinic (entry level, 12 and under)
  8. Please complete all the Officials Management System requirements
  9. Once you have completed the outdoor referee training you will be able to start your referee career thru December 31, 2024.  You will have to update your training each year by attending a recertification clinic, which is online training, in order to continue your referee credentials for the following year and each year thereafter.

Cost for the training is $65.  You can pay online with most major credit cards, or you can pay at the clinic via cash, money order, or check payable to KRDC.

It is highly recommended that prior to signing up to attend a clinic that you return the Kansas Referee website, click on the instructions tab, New Referee tab, download or view the Laws of the Game (or download the IFAB LOTG App) and the ELC Workbook, to assist in preparing you to complete all the requirements of the entry level training.

Finally, welcome to the Kansas Soccer Referee family.  Continue to visit the Kansas Referee webpage for events, training, and soccer news across Kansas, as well as the rest of the Country

Click on this link to start your journey:    Officials Management System Sign Up

Your Kansas Referee Developmental team wishes you success on the field of play.