General Referee Helps

Sign Up to Referee

We want our referees anyone can find anywhere. And you can be a part of making us the best! 

The next Entry Level Clinic in Springfield will be Saturday, September 7 (below are other options close by that will work too). 

Classroom session: 8a-2p.
Field session: 4-6p. 

How do you sign up?

  • Go to
  • Click "Sign up for Course"
  • Click "Hybrid Grassroots Entry Referee Course" (Start with Hybrid Grassroots, you MUST register for both Grassroots & "Referee & AR Field Training".)
  • Click "29453" (for Springfield clinic)
  • Click "To register for this course, please Click Here"
  • Click button under "Don't have a USSF Registration account?"
  • Click "I have NEVER BEEN registered"
  • Check "I meet the requirements..."
  • Fill out form, click Save. Then continue to follow directions & prompts. 
  • Complete all the online moduals BEFORE attending in person clinic.
  • Attend clinic, pass test & start refereeing! 

If September 7 doesn't work, or you want your license before the season starts, here are other clinics closeby...

  • July 20 -- Raymore, MO
  • July 27 -- Lee's Summit, MO
  • August 3 -- Rogers, MO

The process for sign up is the same, just look for the different location. 

Referee Documents

2019-2020 Laws of the Game

2019 LCS Referee Cheat Sheet

2019 LCS Full Rules of Competition

W-9 (Fill out once & send to

LCS Direct Deposit

Game Officials Helps

We use to assign league and tournaments at Lake Country. Please email Jeff Kollmeyer if you need help with your log in credentials. 

Below are tutorials to help you make the most of Game Officials. Click the list button on top left corner to see the list of tutorials to find the one that will help you the most. 

US Soccer Referee Program Playlist

US Soccer Referee Program has a YouTube Playlist. Sharpen your skills by watching these videos...

More Referee Education Resources

Assistant Referee Week in Review. A quick look at plays the AR's were involved in during MLS competition.

Need More Equipment? 

The official jersey partner of USSF is Official Sports International. Head to their website to order new equipment for the upcoming season!