- "So you, or someone you know, would like to become a certified Futsal Referee?"
Please be aware that this registration is for the game of FUTSAL, which is an indoor played version of soccer. Completing this registration will NOT allow you to referee the standard version of Soccer which is played outdoors.
Before you begin, please be aware that there are some requirements for all Entry Level Referees...
The person registering:
must be at least 14 years old (or will be within 90 days or less)
This is a North Carolina Labor Law
must have a valid email address which only they will use.
This email cannot be shared with another individual
must have a valid Debit or VISA/MasterCard Credit Card with an expiration date and CID # (the security number on the back of the card)
It is recommended that prepaid cards are NOT used to pay the registration fee of $60.00
must have Social Security Number
This number is required for background checks and payments
must submit to a Criminal Background History Check
This is ran for only persons 18 years old and above
-"Now that you know the requirements, what is it you need to complete?"
Steps to become a Futsal Referee:
1) Registration and Payment
If you are not a North Carolina Referee, you will need to first use the link below to activate your account. After activating your acount, follow the instructions below.
Current NC Referee's can become Futsal Referee's without having to activate their Account.
To Register for Futsal, click the link below.
For all other requirements please go to the USSF-NC Central Hub and then click the Eligiblity Tab.
From there, search for 2017 Futsal. Clicking it will drop down the remaining requirements.
2) Complete the US Soccer Online Training Modules
Use the link below to find the online Modules.
Save completion certificates for all 18 modules, and email all of them to firstname.lastname@example.org.
There are NO In Person Clinic requirements.
3) Online 2017 Futsal Test
Take the online 2017 Futsal Test which can be accessed through the Eligibility Tab on the USSF-NC Central Hub.
This link will open a new window to our YouTube Channel
Please use only a laptop or desktop computer to complete the test.
Do not use a tablet or mobile device.
Once you have completed all of your requirements you will receive an Eligiblity Icon on your profile. You will then be able to work Futsal games the remaining months of 2016 and all of 2017. There will also be optional in person training sessions which will cover Futsal mechanics. These will be posted at a later date.
In the fall of 2017, you will need to recertify to referee Futsal in 2018.
NCSRA offers multiple in class and on field training opportunities, as well as many course topics and videos on our Twitter page, Facebook and YouTube Channel.