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Soccer Referee Vermont

All referees affiliated with FIFA have a designated referee grade. The grade indicates the qualification of the referee to officiate at various levels of local, national and international soccer competition. There is a common misconception that these grades are related to elementary or secondary school grades – they’re not, they are assigned by USSF.


What are the major requirements?

– Nomination of U.S. Soccer Board of Directors and approved by FIFA.
– Annual re-examination is required.


What are the minor requirements?

– Minimum age – none.
– No background check required.
– U.S. Citizenship required.
– Fitness test – not required.


How much does the test cost?

The test cost is free.


How much does the class cost?

The class cost is free.


How long is the class?

The duration of classes is 16 hours.


What is the minimum passing score requirement for the class/test?

The minimum passing score is over 75%.


How much does it pay per game?

The payment is not specified.


Where can you sign up for the test/training?

Essex High School Hockey Rink

Office Address: 2 Educational Drive Essex Junction, VT 05452
Telephone: 802-878-1394


Are online study guides/practice tests/courses/training/testing available?

Yes the online study guide/practice tests/courses/training/testing are available please check the links bellow:


Are you required to attend any local meetings? If so how many?

No, you are not required to attend any local meetings.


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