How To Become A Referee
Rules Of Competition
Grand Valley Soccer Association
Midwest Regional League
National Premier League
In 2021, USSoccer combined the job descriptions of instructor and assessor into the job description of
The mentor's job is to observe your game, and offer observations/suggestions/support to help you
improve your game based upon YOUR GAME SKILLS.
For referees seeking to upgrade their badge, the mentor performs the same duties AND recommends
whether the referee merits an upgrade. The game observation is just one of the requirements a referee
must demonstrate mastery.
If you want to have a mentor observe a future game of yours, click on the link below and enter the
If you want to upgrade to the regional referee badge, access the requirements and instructions by
clicking on the link below: