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

Background Check (18+) – $35.00

Local Fees – $20.00

Uniforms (jersey, shorts, socks, whistle, cards, etc.) – $100.00

The annual recertification administrative-only fees are as follows (does not include US Soccer Registration fee):

Background Check (18+) – $35.00

Grassroots Referee – $80.00 (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 – $275.00 (includes cost of covering three assessments…should a referee fail any assessment, they will be responsible for paying $80 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.