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New Referee Course Information

Level 8 Referee Certification - 2019

New 2019 Referee Certification 

JUNE 14th and 15th 

@ St. Martin's Episcopal High School



Special Rate Available for All Fire Players and Parents


Louisiana Fire Juniors invites you to become a vital part of the New Orleans Soccer community as a official USSF Referee. Looking for a new hobby that gets you paid, gets you outdoors, and contributes to your overall health? Becoming a referee could be for you! You'll learn the ins and outs of all the Laws of the Game from professional referee instructors:

Kati Hulbert Cheek (State Referee Emeritus, Instructor, State Assessor, with 11 years Experience including Regional Championships and Olympic Development Programs) 

Darren Browder (State Referee, Instructor, Assessor, with 13 years experience including Regional Championships and Olympic Development Programs). 



Class Requires 2 Step Payment:


1) Class Registration on - $50

         $10 Admin Fee + $40 US Soccer Federation Referee Registration which lasts for 1 Year. This is paid online when registering for the class. 

2) Course Fee owed on first class day - $45 or Special $20 Course Fee for ALL Louisiana Fire Juniors Players and Parents

Course fee is used to cover instructor fees. 

Saturday Lunch Provided!!!

(cash or check payable to Louisiana Fire)


Class Schedule:

Friday - 5:30pm-9:30pm

Saturday - 9:00am-5:00pm (working lunch at 1pm) 

NOTE: Registration for all courses involves a credit card payment for $50, which includes a non-refundable $10 administrative fee and a $40 annual fee to register as a referee with US Soccer. Other course fees vary from one location to another and should be paid directly to the host instructor or club, as directed below.

The local course fee of $40, payable to LA Fire, will be collected on the first day of the course. For Louisiana Fire Juniors Players, the course fee is $20.
Please bring paper/pen for note taking, and athletic gear for field training.