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)
- 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 email@example.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)
- 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 firstname.lastname@example.org upon completion of the course, or with any questions.