Futsal Referee Certification 2022 Now Open

Step by Step Re-Certification

For those who did not certify in 2021 (which is good through the calendar year) we have both a recertification and a new Futsal 2022 course available that will allow you to work games this Fall and all of 2022 available.

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Step 1: Create a Profile at the US Soccer Learning Center website

  1. Go to the US Soccer Learning Center website US Soccer Learning Center where you can read about the path from your first day to refereeing the World Cup!

  2. Click “Sign-up” at the top and fill out the form. Then, be sure to click “Sign up now” at the bottom to finish up.

  3. If it recognizes you from coaching or anything else, it may ask you to confirm your information. If so, say “Yes” and update it please!

If you are 18+ you will need to complete the US Soccer background check.

Complete the US Soccer NCSI Background Check which is valid for 2 years and costs an additional $30 payable.

Step 2: Sign-up for an Online Futsal Course for 2022

Register for an Online Futsal Course

Returning Futsal Referees certified in 2021 are good through the end of December, but will need to recertify for any games after January 1st 2022.


New Futsal Referees will certify for 2022 and once certified will be eligible for the rest of 2021 and all of 2022. Classes will be online including a zoom review before games start. There is the possibility of a field session as well and you will be notified if/when this gets scheduled.


  1. Register for online Futsal Course

  2. Complete Online Course under "Assignments". This video-based course that will teach you many of the Laws of the Game and test your knowledge as you go. You will need to complete 100% for credit. Estimated time to completion is about 4 hours, but you can stop and come back later

  3. Complete all other "Assignments".

If you are 18+ yrs, you have an additional assignment to must complete.

      • Complete SafeSport Training as this is a federal requirement for managing injuries. It is about 2 to 2/12 hours in length and is valid for 2 years.

Futsal Games will be payed Cash on the field as follows:

  • U13 and under: $7 / Game / Team

  • U14 - U16: $8 / Game / Team

  • U17 - U19: $9 / Game / Team