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We are looking for referees and all NEW aspiring referees must be certified by USSOCCER before they can work. North Carolina Soccer Referee Association (NCSRA) provides the registration and on field training session and USSOCCER administers the online course work. All new aspiring referees must complete the online work and pass the test and complete the on field training session in order to be certified.

2021 New Referee Certification

Register here: 2021 New Referee Certification
All referee coursework is done online.

Eligible Referees

Minimum of 14 years old (or within 3 months of turning 14) 

NCFC only uses USSF certified referees for all its programs

NCFC does not use Grade 9 referees.

NCFC Game Assignment and Pay Rates

14 and 15 year olds usually start out as assistant referees for U11/U12 games, and the starting pay rate is $15/ game.

16-18 year olds start out as assistant referees for U13/14 games, and the starting pay rate is $23/ game.

Registration Fee



Certification Completion

After passing the certification test you must contact Ralph Jordan, NCFC's Referee Assignor, in order to be scheduled to work. New referees usually start out as an assistant referee (AR) on younger games. 

The 2021 Certification allows you to officiate the remainder of 2020 and all of 2021. Re-certification is required every year and begins July 1 for the following year.

Referee Courses

Registration, certification, re-certification and more information can be found at USSF-NC Arbiter Central Hub

Arbiter-Referee Scheduling Software

New referees or referees new to NCFC can email Ralph their name, a unique email address, experience, and certification information in order to be added to the Referee Assignment Data Base in the Arbiter.  Referees will then receive a login to Arbiter where they can enter their personal data and get set up to receive game assignments.

Rules of Play for Recreation & Challenge

Make sure you know all the rules for NCFC Recreation & Challenge games


Contact Ralph Jordan, NCFC's Referee Assignor: [email protected] 

Game Day Mobile Phone: (919) 761-4135

Please use the game day mobile number for: 
-Referees or coaches to report no shows, lateness, serious game problems or etc.

Helpful Links

New Referee Certification

All referee coursework is completed online.

Register here


Contact Referee Assignor Ralph Jordan
Game Day Mobile: (919) 761-4135.

 [email protected]


North Carolina FC Youth
5017 Memory Road 
Raleigh, North Carolina 27609

Phone : 919-834-3951
Email: [email protected]



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