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Start Here to become a tyler soccer referee.

SIGN UP FOR Grassroots Referee Clinic

Sign up for a Grassroots online course. You will pay the fee when you sign up.

The 2023 Registration process is open.

Once one registers, completes both requirements (online lessons and attend an in-person clinic) they will earn their 2023 USSF Referee badge.

A 2023 badge will allow the new referee to referee the 2022 Fall season and ALL of 2023.

How to Become a USSF Grassroots Referee

Requirements - You must be 13 or older.

There is two part process that must be completed to become a licensed USSF Grassroots Referee.

Sign up for a Grassroots online course. You will pay the fee ($80) when you sign up.

Part 1 - Sign up for the Grassroots Online Lessons.

There are 9 modules in the online portion. All 9 modules must be completed in full before you can select an in-person clinic.

Part 2 - Select an in-person clinic to attend.

Once you complete the entire online lessons, you'll be able to select an in person clinic to go to. You will see the words - ONLINE LESSONS COMPLETED highlighted in green to know that you can select the in-person clinic you wish to attend.

The in-person clinic is 3.5 hours. This is the field session done outdoors. The Tyler Clinic will be in AUGUST 26 2023  from 8a- 12:30p at field 12 at Lindsey Park, Tyler.  You must sign up after the online portions are completed and passed. 

Lots of important information is given to all attendees at the in-person clinics - who you will work for, how to get games, where to get uniforms, etc.

You must complete both parts in order to become a referee.

To Register for a Grassroots Clinic:

Log into - OMS

Click - Find Clinic Select - Entry Never been a USSF Referee before

Select - Grassroots Referee Online Lessons

Register/Pay – cost is $80.00

Start/finish the online lessons

Select the Grassroots In-person Training. (Tyler)


Tyler Soccer Association will give the new referee their first referee uniform kit and reimburse 1/2 of the cost of this class after refereeing 10 games.

Here is the link to sign up/register,  

For more information or questions please contact TSA referee assignor Kevin Meyer, email at


Referee Pay Scale:

U4-U6 - $10

U7-U8 - $15

U9-U10 - R $27/ $30; AR $17

U11-U12 -R $35; AR - $24

U13-15 - R $40; AR - $27

U16-18 - R $47; AR - $32

U19  - R $60; AR - $40

updated 07/23

Tyler Soccer Referee Association Officers

President -
David Gower 903-571-5480

Vice President -
Chuck Coia

Treasurer - open

Secretary -
Traci Meyer

Referee Assignor -
Kevin Meyer