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2024 Referee Certification

By Hudson & Western Wisconsin Soccer, 02/21/24, 6:30PM CST


Contact with Ref Questions or Interest GW Assigning

Hudson & Western Wisconsin Referee Assignors


2024 Referee Certification Class: April 7th from 1pm to 5pm, Hudson High School Fish Bowl
Certify now for ALL of 2024!

**IMPORTANT - NEW FOR 2024** Online certification must be done THROUGH WISCONSIN prior to registering for this course.  Please see the PDF for a details on both the online and in-person certifications.

Once online Wisconsin Certification is complete, you can register for an in-person class. If the April 7th 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.

There are many reasons to become a 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

Additional Referee Details

Hudson & Western Wisconsin Soccer uses a partner, GW Assigning to provide all referees for our Travel and Rec games.   They assign soccer games for other youth soccer clubs also including: Mahtomedi,  Maplewood, New Richmond, Somerset and River Falls

They are open to certifying anyone 13 years old or older with an interest in soccer and working with people.  The spring/summer season is approximately May 1st -June 30th.  Referees are needed for Travel League games, Rivertown Classic, Rec games, and Adult Rec games.  Fall season is early September to the end of October with most games on Saturday and Sunday.   

If you have any questions please feel free to e-mail GW Assigning at