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New Referees 13 and older

New Referees 13 and older



  1. You must be 13 years of age at the time of sign up
  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. You can 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 in the Officials Management System. The account MUST be in the name of the prospective referee in both OMS and the Learning Center, not the parent/guardian. Please ensure the accuracy of DOBs and emails.
  6. Click on attend a clinic, sign up for the online clinic (training)
  7. You will be directed to the US Soccer Learning to create an account.
    1.  Use the same login and password to create your USSF account.
  8. Please complete all the learning center requirements, then you will be prompted to sign up to attend a in-person clinic (entry level, 13 and older)
  9. Once you have completed the outdoor training clinic 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.