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Minnesota Rush Soccer Club


SMSRA: Southern MN Soccer Referee Association
Dedicated to serving the soccer referee community of southern Minnesota

We are always looking for new referees age 13 and above.  
Contact Megan Reyes,  [email protected], SMSRA Education Coordinator, with any questions.   

Complete registration with USSF and create an account on GAMEOFFICIALS as noted below.

REGISTER with USSF:  Complete Registration, Classroom and online training requirements on the Minnesota SRC site.

On the Minnesota SRC site click on the New Referee link on the left side of the page. Follow the directions to register, pay your fees, complete online training and register for classroom training.

A New Referee class will be held in Rochester on March 16, 2018.   Once you complete your online learning you will be able to register for this class.   There are other classes throughout the state.

When: March 30, 2019 From: 1:00pm- 3:00pm
Where: RCTC Stadium (in the dome)
851 30th Ave SE, Rochester, MN 55904

This is the tool used by SMSRA to communicate with referees and assign games.
Click on New Official
Enter the group number and access code:
   Group Number    39
   Access Code        SMSRA
   continue on and fill out information.

Youth Game requirements:

Minnesota requires all referees to complete CONCUSSION TRAINING once every three years to referee youth games including High School. This training can be accessed on the Center For Disease Control and Prevention site.

Look for the Free Concussion course training.
Note: if you are a MSHSL Registered Official then you have already completed the mandatory Concussion Training.

Clubs affiliated with MYSA: Minnesota Rush, Euro, Byron Traveling, Pine Island
If you are 18 years or older, you must complete a background check on the Minnesota Youth Soccer Association website before being able to work youth games.  There is a charge to complete a background check.
Follow the directions on the MYSA site.

All Referees who plan to work games for Minnesota Rush REC, Traveling, and Tournaments must
complete a W9 form. If you are under the age of 14 you must also complete a Youth Employment Consent form.

MN Rush youth employment form.pdf