Looking for a referee clinic? or how to apply to be a referee?
BC Soccer offers clinics appropriate for your pathway whether you are an experienced referee new to British Columbia or new to refereeing.
The minimum age to become a referee is 12 years old by March 31st of the current year (Small Sided) or 14 years old by March 31st of the current year (Entry Level).
Small Sided Clinic:
- Minimum 12 Years old (on or before March 31st of the current year)
- Able to Officiate U8-U12 matches and commence being an Assistant Referee for Full Sided matches
Entry Level Clinic:
- Minimum 14 Years old by or on the day of the clinic (on or before March 31st of the current year)
- Able to Officiate Full Sided matches both as a Referee and as an Assistant Referee
To become a referee, the first step is that you must enroll in and complete the applicable referee clinic. More information and links to register for clinics can be found at BC Soccer:BC Soccer Referee Clinics
Referees are required to complete and annual refresher quiz and/ or clinic. More information is available at BC Soccer:BC Soccer Referee Annual Registration
For more information about upcoming clinics or to sign up to referee with ICSF please contact our head referee by email.