The starting point for people 14 years of age or older is the Entry Level Referee Clinic. For more information and to register for a clinic, please visit our "Referee Clinic" page.
Annual Registration Cycle for all Referees in British Columbia = April 1 through to March 31. Please visit our "Referee Annual Registration" page for more detailed information and to register online.
For their registration fee, the referees get:
• The opportunity to officiate in affiliated soccer;
• The opportunity to represent their club, district and region at provincial levels;
• An annual refresher course;
• The opportunity to be identified for upgrading;
• Educational material;
• Ability to display the Canadian Soccer / BC Soccer badge (issued upon successful completion of Entry Level Clinic)
• FIFA "Laws of the Game"
• More opportunities to receive mentoring and district assessment;
• Insurance coverage
• Small Sided
For more information please visit our "Referee Rules and Regulations" page.
Reports to be submitted via the online discipline management system. Please visit our "Discipline System" page.
By gaining access to BC Soccer’s Ref Centre, please visit our "Accessing Registered Referees" page for more information and steps to do so.
We have a number of resources available including the information found on our "Continuing Education" page.
Yes, you can find the information on our "Referee Rules & Regulations" page.