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Fall and 2024 Referee Certification

By Hudson & Western Wisconsin Soccer, 07/15/23, 6:00PM CDT



2023-24 Referee Certification Class: August 12th from 8am to Noon, Hudson High School Fish Bowl
Certify now for the Fall 2023 season and ALL of 2024!

**IMPORTANT** Online certification must be done prior to registering for this course. You must certify with the state of MN. Please visit: and click on the left side “NEW REFEREE” for more information or to get started on certification. Please make sure you select MN for certification.

Once online Minnesota Certification is complete, you can register for an in-person class. If the August 12th date in Hudson doesn't work, other dates throughout the fall will be available.

Referee and Course Information:
Must be 13 or older
New referees complete online work at their own pace, but must attend a 4 hour in person clinic after the online work is completed.

CLICK HERE to view an informational video on certification.

There are many reasons to become a youth referee!

  • Best view on the field
  • Earn more per hour than your friends
  • Earn additional income ($15-$75 per game)
  • Run your own business
  • Work as little or as much as you desire
  • Build a resume
  • Learn leadership, communication, time management
  • Get paid to exercise (average referee runs 2-10 miles per game)
  • Support your community soccer programs
  • Meet people
  • Opportunity to referee with your family/friends
  • Certification is good throughout the state, additional opportunities throughout MN!

Questions?  Contact your referee assignors at

Additional referee content can be found HERE