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The Referee Advocates, Minnesota youth soccer referee management, training, development program

Inspire hard work, dedication, accountability, and respect.

BECOME A REFEREE WITH TRA!

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LOOK FOR THE REFEREE ADVOCATES APPROVED BADGE DISPLAYED BY OUR CLUBS!

We make sure the clubs we partner with have the following in place so your experience as a referee is protected, valued, and celebrated:

The Referee Advocates, Minnesota youth soccer referee management, training, development program

Parent Game Advocate initiative to monitor a positive work and play environment

The Referee Advocates, Minnesota youth soccer referee management, training, development program

Referee Training and

Referee Mentors

The Referee Advocates, Minnesota youth soccer referee management, training, development program

Accountability systems

for coaches, spectators,

and club staff

The Referee Advocates, Minnesota youth soccer referee management, training, development program

A professional development plan for referees and mentors

The Referee Advocates, Minnesota youth soccer referee management, training, development program

A market value pay scale

The Referee Advocates, Minnesota youth soccer referee management, training, development program

Effective and equitable

work incentives

The Referee Advocates, Minnesota youth soccer referee management, training, development program

Fair and equitable

game assignments

The Referee Advocates, Minnesota youth soccer referee management, training, development program

Referee recruitment and retention strategies

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WE CURRENTLY SERVE THE FOLLOWING AREAS
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Junior Ref Program

JUNIOR REFEREE PROGRAM - AGES 11-12

This program is for 11-12 year olds interested in trying out officiating for our recreational program. It is designed for aspiring referees to build a foundation of basic referee mechanics and preparing them to enter the certified referee program when they turn 13. 

Please reference this FAQ for more information.

COMPETITIVE REFEREE PROGRAM - AGES 13+ TO ADULT

This program is for ages 13 years and up and is administered by our Head Assignor Daneen Goncalves and The Referee Advocates team. Referees in this program will work our competitive league home games during the spring/summer and fall seasons. 

Please reference this FAQ for more information.

COMPETITIVE ReF Program

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APPLY NOW

Interested in joining our one-of-a-kind referee community in Minnesota? Sign up below to receive next steps to becoming a TRA referee and receive important ongoing information within the referee world! As a referee that works for one of our partner clubs, you will receive exclusive access to our referee training program, job postings, fun incentives, and much more! 

**Please note if you are under the age of 18, you MUST indicate at the bottom of this form that you have your parent's permission to include the requested information. You also must add your parent/guardian name(s) and contact information. The initial confirmation email will be sent to your primary email, and all email communication moving forward will also be sent to your parents/guardians. 

YOUR INFO

Are you interested in becoming a referee mentor?

**You must have 3 or more years of experience as a referee

GUARDIAN INFO

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