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Grassroots Referee Clinic

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

Part 1 - Sign up for the Grassroots Online Lessons.

There are 21 modules in the online portion. All 21 modules must be completed in full. The online lessons take approximately 3 1/2 to 4 1/2 hours to complete in full.  Click here

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.

Lots of important information is given to all attendees – 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 –

Click – Find Clinic

Select – Entry Never been a USSF Referee before

Select – Grassroots Referee Online Lessons


Start/finish the online lessons

Select the Grassroots In-person Training

Referee must be 13 to take the clinic. This clinic is for new referees. After completing the clinics the referee will center games from U4 to U16.

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 Kevin Meyer, email at or call 903 530 7576

Referee Pay Scale:

U4-U8 - $10
U10 center - $24; U10 AR - $17
U12 center - $27; U12 AR - $19
U14 center - $30; U14 AR - $22
U16 center - $36; AR - $26
U19 center - $45; AR - $32

Tyler Soccer Referee Association Officers

President -
David Gower 903-571-5480

Vice President -
Chuck Coia

Treasurer - open

Secretary -
Traci Meyer

Referee Assignor -
Kevin Meyer 903-530-7576