Grand Valley Soccer Officials Association

Reeths-Puffer Youth Soccer Club (RPYSC) is a member of the Grand Valley Soccer Association (GVSA) and the Great Lakes Coed Soccer League (GLCSL) as well as the Grand Valley Soccer Officials Association (GVSOA).

It is highly recommended that all officials join GVSOA once they have become certified.

For more information on GVSOA or available classes visit www.gvsoa.org or follow the thinks below.

You can contact the referee assigner for our area using our contact form. For subject select "Referees" to ensure the contact form directs your question to the referee assigner.

 

Entry Level (Grade 9) Official: (minimum age 11 years old)

Are you interested in becoming a referee? Being a referee can be a very rewarding experience. The first step into becoming a referee is to get certified. Entry level classes are typically offered during the months of February and March, and also July and August. To find a class near you follow the link below:

https://michiganrefs.gameofficials.net/public/class/classSearch.cfm?classTypeID=574

 

Bridge (Grade 8) Official: (minimum age 14 years old)

Once you have completed at least one season as a grade 9 referee, you are eligible to upgrade to a grade 8. Grade 8 classes are typically offered in February and March, and also July and August. To find a class near you follow the link below:

https://michiganrefs.gameofficials.net/public/class/classSearch.cfm?classTypeID=575

 

Recertification:

Every year an official will have to take another class. If you are not upgrading from a 9 to an 8 you MUST recertify to continue to referee games for the next calendar year. Recertification class are generally done from November to January of the following year. To find a class near you please follow the link below:

 

Grade 9 Recert:

https://michiganrefs.gameofficials.net/public/class/classSearch.cfm?classTypeID=576

 

Grade 8 Recert:

https://michiganrefs.gameofficials.net/public/class/classSearch.cfm?classTypeID=581

 

All links above are direct links to classes.

If you have other questions please visit www.michiganreferee.org or contact Andrew Johnson using our club contact page (chose referees for subject).

 

 

Referee Information

This page includes links to certification classes for referees and those considering becoming a referee.

Please contact us if you have any questions, not covered on this page.