Futsal Referee Certification

Step by Step Re-Certification

We are currently working with US Soccer to obtain and make available the re-certification material and course for 2021. At this time it is not available from US Soccer.

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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 2021

Register for an Online Futsal Course

Returning Futsal Referees certified in 2020 are good through the end of December, but will need to recertify for any games after January 1st 2021.


New Futsal Referees will certify for 2021 and once certified will be eligible for the rest of 2020 and all of 2021. Classes will be online only including a zoom review before games start.

  • New 2021 Futsal Referee - On Line Register

Current Listing of all Futsal Courses Register


  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