List of Clinic Types Available
Grade 9 Recreational Referee Clinic
Grade 9 Referee – minimum age 12. This level of a referee will work games that are Under 4-8. Small sided games of 4v4. These games have only one referee. This is the perfect place for the 12-year-old and some 13/14 year-olds to start with refereeing. The Grade 9 Referee clinic is 5.5 hours on site where they will learn the basic information of the “how to’s” of refereeing.
Grade 8 Basic Referee Clinic
Grade 8 Referee – minimum age 13. This level of a referee can work up to Under-16 games as either a referee or an assistant referee. The age level of game one will work will depend on the referees age. The Grade 8 Entry level clinic includes an online session that is critical to their success as a new referee. The online portion is done prior to the date of the classroom session. The classroom session is eight hours. This clinic will provide information on all Laws of the Game.
GR7 Entry Level Clinic
Grade 7 Referee – minimum age 17. This level of referee will be able to work any youth or amateur adult match. (Depending on one’s ability of course) This GR7 entry level clinic consists of an online, field and classroom session. The online is done prior to the actual clinic date. This clinic is designed for those that have played or coached soccer at the 15-U and above level. Also, this clinic is ideal for the returning referee who has taken a few years off. Do not sign up for this clinic if you have never played, coached or refereed.
All available clinics may be viewed by accessing the GameOfficials website. Select "Sign up for Course" and then the appropriate clinic link to see all the requested and approved clinics in North Texas.
Contact Kathy@ntxsoccer.org for assistance with log-in or establishing a first-time account with gameofficials.