Grade 8 Referees: Grade 8 is the entry level for new referees aged 14 and older. Once certified, these referees can expect to be working competitive or recreational games in Youth or Adult Leagues and Tournaments depending on the age of the referee.

How do I become a Lincoln Soccer Referee?

  1. You must sign up for the most convenient course offered by the Massachusetts Referee Committee. Their schedule of courses is listed at:
  2. Take the course, pass the test, and get your badge. If you don’t have referee uniform, you must get one. We suggest (there are many options available): You will also need a whistle and a stopwatch.
  3. New referees will first be assigned to U9/U10 intramural games to gain on field experience. Contact the Referee Assignor at [email protected] when you have completed the course.