Become a Referee

Needham Soccer Club offers opportunities to referee in 2 of our core programs during Spring & Fall seasons:

– NSCCL (Needham Soccer Club Champions League)

– BAYS Travel Program (Boston Area Youth Soccer)

 NSCCL Referees (NSC In-house Certification)

 

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  • Must be aged 12 or older, prior to June 30
  • Recommended for new referees
  • In house league played in Needham on Saturdays & Sundays
  • 3rd/4th grade(7v7) and 5th/6th grade (9v9) divisions (boys & girls)
  • Attendance at our 2 hour in-house training course required – typically offered Mid March each year.
  • New referees receive a full uniform, referee book and laws of the game upon completion of the introductory course
  • Weekly game assignments
  • Pay per game (rates vary between 7v7 & 9v9 games), paid at the end of season by NSC.
  • NSCCL Certification allows refereeing ONLY in NSCCL games here in Needham.

For any questions about refereeing in the NSCCL program contact nscclrefassignor@needhamsoccer.com

Spring 2017 NSCCL Courses

There is no fee or pre-signup required for these courses. Referees will be required to have an active, regularly checked email address, and to complete a short online registration prior to the season.

New NSCCL Referees – Introductory Course

New referees must attend ONE of these dates:

Tuesday March 21st 2017, 6.15pm – 8.00pm, Pollard Lecture Hall

Wednesday March 22nd 2017, 6.15pm – 8.00pm, Pollard Lecture Hall

Current NSCCL Referees – Mandatory Refresher Course

Tuesday March 28th 2017, 6.30pm – 8.00pm, Pollard Lecture Hall

BAYS Travel League Referees (State Certified, FIFA Affiliated)

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  • Must be at least 14 years old
  • Recommended for referees after getting prior referee experience in NSCCL
  • Must have taken the Referee Grade 8 Entry Level Course – CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS – Massref.net
  • For a list of Grade 8 Entry Level Course options in MA – CLICK HERE
  • Course fee reimbursed by NSC, and a full referee uniform provided upon completion
  • Upon completion of course, referees will be qualified to referee or assistant referee BAYS league games
  • Referees paid per game by BAYS during the season
  • Assistant Referees are paid by NSC at the end of the season
  • Contact baysrefassignor@needhamsoccer.com upon completion of the course, or with any questions.

 

 

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