There are fees associated with becoming a USSoccer referee. This page outlines the basic costs for a referee earning his/her first Grassroots Referee license.
USSoccer Registration Fee – $20.00
South Carolina Referees Registration/Clinic/Admin Fee – $80.00
Local Fees – $20.00
Uniforms (jersey, shorts, socks, whistle, cards, etc.) – $100.00
The annual recertification administrative-only fees are as follows:
Grassroots Referee – $70.00 (online only)
Grassroots Referee – $100.00 (advanced clinic for adult amateur officiating)
-This class allows officials to work adult amateur matches as an assistant referee. If an official wishes to work as a referee, they must schedule an assessment. The cost of the assessment is $80 and must be paid prior to the assessment.
Regional Referee – $265.00 (includes cost of covering three assessments…should a referee fail any assessment, they will be responsible for paying $70 to cover another assessment).
**Please note this is only a general guide and costs may be higher or lower and there may be other costs associated with certification.