How To Become A Referee
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WWW.MICHIGANREFEREE.ORG This site contains the most current information for certification/recertification, contacts, and opportunities for referees and assignors. The information is authoritative from The Michigan Referee Committee. You are able to view the 2017-2018 Laws of the Game (LOTG). You can view, save, or print a copy.
https://michiganrefs.gameofficials.net/public/default.cfm. Game Officials is the software the Michigan Referee Committee uses for certification and registration of referees, assignors, assessors, instructors. Game Officials is the game assigning software of choice by the Michigan Referee Committee. This is the primary vehicle to process USSF referee matters in Michigan.
WWW.USSOCCER.COM This site is the official site of the United States Soccer Federation (USSF). You can access the 2011-2012 LOTG, and print/save a copy. You can access Interpretation of the Laws of the Game and Guidelines for Referees. (This is similar to the Advice to Referees at www.michiganreferee.org site.) The advantage of this site is you can print a copy.
WWW.ASKTHEREF.COM This site is not an official site, but it does give a credible data base of questions and opinions of their referee board. This is not a site for Q&A about college or high school rules.
WWW.FIFA.COM This is the official site for the international soccer organization. One of their functions is to run the World Cup Competition, and they assign referees to those games. The USSF is the national organization through which United States referees work for international assignments from FIFA. You can download a copy of the LOTG. At the bottom of the page, in the center, is the link "REFEREE". There is also a link on the lower left of the page "TEACHING MATERIAL". Click on "MORE>>" to access additional explanations (advice) on selected laws of the game. The presented materials are "...based on decisions made by the IFAB and on the LOTG."
To download or print a copy of the 2017-2018 LOTG, go to http://theifab.com/laws.
WWW.FOOTBALLREFEREE.ORG This is the official website for the Referee Association in England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales. You are able to suscribe to their free newsletter as well as review their training and fitness programs.