Real Colorado Edge Referee Program
Real Colorado Edge Soccer Club appreciates the help of the referees that work our games and we are always looking for additional help out on the fields. Please note that to be qualified for working games for the Edge Soccer Club you must currently be certified by the United States Soccer Federation.
Guide to Referees
Referees are an important part of the success of youth soccer! Our club partners with Playthewhistle (PTW) to provide our referee services. The referee program includes league game assignments for competitive and recreational games, tournaments, as well as referee education and mentoring.
- Referees only need 1 GameOfficials.net account!
- Are you in the PTW Assignor group 1059? Log in, click on My Assignors to view the groups you are a part of as a referee.
- No PTW listed? Join our Group #1059 – Access Code = PTW
EDGE Referee Requirements
The following are the minimum requirements for an individual to referee developmental games for the EDGE Soccer Club.
- At least 11 (eleven) years old at the time the season begins
- Hold a current certification with the United States Soccer Federation – Complete details at courses listed here.
- Have a RefPay account
- Wear the approved USSF Referee Uniform
Fall 2017 - Spring 2018 Referee Information - Play the Whistle
Our referee program in Colorado is working hard to build our pool of referees, and we are making progress!
Referee Classes are scheduled throughout the State on a regular basis.
Click these Links for the Current List of Field Sessions:
Grade 8 Field Training Sessions for Individuals 14 years of age & older (5 Hours)
Recreational Grade 9 Referee Field Training Sessions for Individuals 12 years of age and older (Small Sided Games – 2.5 Hours)
Collectively, there are 30 class & field training sessions, with Mentor/Instructors assigned.
Here is a link to Become A Referee – It’s easy as 1-2-3!
You Tube Video on How To Become A Referee:
Referee Feedback – Positive Feedback is needed, as well as poor, or matters that need to be address. Yes, we care, and we want the Colorado Referees to be the best they can be: Keep feedback constructive. No rants. If you are angry, wait 48 hours before sending the report.
Referees will be paid using the GOPay system only. For complete details about GOPay and to set up your account please visit www.gameofficials.net , please note that in no case will the EDGE Soccer Club issue payment directly to referees, all funds are paid electronically and securely through GOPay.