Annual Recertification

Existing Referee Recertification Information

NEW Recertification Process for 2018

Every year, EPA Referees must re-certify


You must:

  • obtain minimum hours of instruction, Recertification Clinic

  • pass a refresher test

  • depending on your level, pass a fitness test and game assessments, Fitness Test

  • have up to date PA mandated background clearances (completed within the last 5 years) if you're 14 or older. Background Clearances

 

Click here for recertification details

VIEW YOUR EPA ACCOUNT:

    • Log into your profile at top right of this page
    • First time users - use your email for both the Login email and the password.

    • Click on View your account.

    • Any problems with logging in contact office@epsarc.org

 

 

TRANSFERRING

If you are transferring to/from Eastern PA from another State Association, click here for information on what to do.


REPLACEMENT BADGE

Registered referees can purchase a replacement or additional badges online at http://ussoccer.data-source.biz.  Badges are $3.50 each and the referee must also pay tax, plus shipping and handling.  A maximum of two replacement badges can be ordered per USSF ID Number.


TO RETRIEVE YOUR USSF ID NUMBER and PRINT AN ID CARD

Registered referees can look up their history and USSF ID number online at http://ussoccer.force.com/referee.

Log into your account (or create one if this is your first time logging in, instructions are given) and you can view your profile and also PRINT AN ID CARD.


COLLEGE EXEMPTION

Registered referees who are currently enrolled as a full-time student at a college/university during the spring semester of the recertification year may apply for exemption from the recertification process.  Referees who are approved for exemption will not be required to attend a recertification clinic, however must still successfully complete an online refresher exam (80% or better) and complete the online modules.  Referees who are grades 5, 6, or 7 may still need to successfully complete an appropriate level fitness test in order to eligible for higher level match assignments- please contact your assignor for additional information. 

 

In order to qualify for this exemption, referees must submit proof of enrollment (such as course schedule or tuition bill) to office@epsarc.org.

 

Recertification Fees

Referee  
    Grade 8, 9  $50
    Grade 7  $55
    Grade 5, 6  $85
    Grade 13,15,16       $85
Futsal
    Grade 8  $45
Instructor  
    Grade 5  $75
    Grade 7  $45
    Grade 9  $40
Assignor $100 
Assessor  
    Grade 5  $75
    Grade 7  $45
    Grade 9  $40
   
Assessment Fee for Grades 7, 6, 5
and those upgrading
 $65