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Referee Courses
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2018 Arbitro Grado 8 NEW REFEREE 
Curso de Árbitros del Grado 8 de los Estados Unidos.
2018 Arbitro Grado 8 NEW REFEREE CLASSROOM  
Curso de Árbitros del Grado 8 de los Estados Unidos. REQUIRED CLASSROOM SESSION
2018 Club Referee to USSF Grade 9 Referee Course 
This course is for in-house/club referees AKA game coordinators who are ready to step up and become US Soccer Grade 9 Recreational Referees. Game coordinators and club referees who are at least 12 years old and actively working games for their club are eligible for this ONLINE ONLY course. Recommendation by the club assignor is required for this course. Contact RefEducation@ColoradoReferees.com for the access code and to provide the assignor recommendation.
2018 Grade 9 Recreational Referee Course 
FOR SMALL-SIDED AND REC YOUTH GAMES ONLY. You must complete the on-line modules and pass the test with an 85% in order to be registered with U.S. Soccer. YOU MUST BE AT LEAST 12 YEARS OLD TO TAKE THIS COURSE. All fees are paid upfront and are not refundable. Course registration fees are transferrable to another class within an education year ONLY. The course must be completed within 30 days of registration. PLAN ACCORDINGLY
2018 Grade 9 Referee Recertification 
Annual recertification course for Grade 9 Recreational Referees who are younger than 14 years old. Those Grade 9 referees who are age 14 or older are asked to take the Grade 9 to Grade 8 referee bridge course instead of the annual recertification.
Recreational Referee Grade 9 On Field Training Session 
The on field training is required for all new US Soccer Grade 8 referees and consists of 2.5 hours of practical training in an on field environment, with live game situations as the referee and assistant referee to best prepare you for success as a new referee. Ideally this is completed after your online coursework is complete.
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2018 "Fast Track" Grade 8 Referee Course (Invite) 
This Grade 8 Referee course is specifically for those adults who have substantial soccer experience as coach, high level player or former referees who have lapsed in certification for more than 4 years. Permission is required to take this course. Proof of experience is required.
2018 Gr 9 to Gr 8 Referee Bridge Course 
This course is designed for Grade 9 Recreational Referees to become Grade 8 Referees. Referee must be at least 14 years old to take this course and have worked at least one season as a grade 9 referee. This online only course requires completion of modules at USSoccer.com and at CoReferees.GameOfficials.net It is equal to 12 hours of classroom coursework.
2018 Grade 8 Lapse in Certification  
This course is for referees who have lapsed in certification from 2 to 5 years. Upon completion of this course, the referee will be certified as a Grade 8 referee. This course is available with approval of the State Director of Instruction only and requires an override code. Referees who have lapsed in certification more than 5 years must either take the entry level grade 8 course OR with permission may take the "Fast Track" course.
2018 Grade 8 Referee Course 
The Grade 8 Referee Course prepare officials for the competitive youth game. consists of three parts: online US Soccer modules, field session, and Colorado completion modules. Course fees are not refundable but may be transferred to a different course within the educational year. They are paid when you register for the first online session. THIS COURSE IS FOR PARTICIPANTS 14 YEARS & OLDER
2018 Grade 8 Referee Recertification  
This is the 2018 Grade 8 Referee Recertification course required annually of all USSF Grade 8 Referees. Certification expires on December 31 of each calendar year. Components of this course include Law Change Review, Important Colorado Referee Information, and the USSF Grade 8 Referee test, which requires a passing score of 80% or better
Mid-year Grade 9 to Grade 8 Bridge Course (invite only) 
Assignor recommendation required. Mid year bridge course for active currently certified grade 9 referees to move to grade 8 (R2) level. This course is for age 15 and above who are actively working games as the center referee and are ready to work higher level games as the center referee. This is not an Asst Referee course.
Referee Grade 8 On Field Training Session 
The on field training is required for all new US Soccer Grade 8 referees and consists of 5 hours of practical training in an on field environment, with live game situations as the referee and assistant referee to best prepare you for success as a new referee. Ideally this is completed after your online coursework is complete.
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2018 Gr 8 to Gr 7 Plus Upgrade Track 
This Upgrade Track course is designed for those referees looking to move from Gr 8 (R2) to Gr 7 Referee. Requirements include passing a fitness test, field assessment, US Soccer Gr 7 course, CRLCM modules and passing the US Soccer Grade 7 test with 85% or higher. For minimum requirement to become a Gr 7 referee, please visit ColoradoReferees.Com on the upgrade page. Fees for this course include one required assessment. Fitness test is paid for with separate registration.
2018 Grade 7 Plus Maintenance (Upgrade Track) 
This is the US Soccer Grade7 (R1) Annual Certification Course for Referees intending to upgrade/work advanced level games. Requirements to maintain this referee grade are as follows: pass appropriate fitness test, referee assessment and the annual test (passing score 85%) Fees for this course include the initial maintenance assessment (additional assessment with require additional payments as directed)
2018 Grade 7 Referee Recertification (non-upgrade track) 
This is the Grade 7 Referee online recertification course for those referees who do not plan to advance beyond Grade 7 referee. No fitness test or game assessment is required for this annual recertification. Referees who plan to upgrade should take the Grade 7 PLUS course.
2018 Grade 8 to Grade 7 Referee (non-upgrade track) 
This is the standard Grade 8 to Grade 7 upgrade course for referees who are regularly working adult matches and high level youth games. The course is designed for those referees who do not plan to upgrade beyond Grade 7 and does not require a fitness test or game assessment. Referees at this level are expected to be able to work as the Center Referee or the Assistant Referee on older age (HS) youth and recreational adult games
Mid Year Gr 8 to Gr 7 Adult Referee  
This is the mid year Grade 8 to Grade 7 upgrade course for referees who are regularly working adult matches and high level youth games. The course is designed for those referees who do not plan to upgrade beyond Grade 7 and does not require a fitness test or game assessment and who have already completed this year's recertification. Referees at this level are expected to be able to work as the Center Referee or the Assistant Referee on older age (HS) youth and recreational adult games
2018 Emeritus Referee (National & State) Recertification 
This is the annual registration and recertification for National Emeritus and State Emeritus referees
2018 Gr 7 to Gr 6 Upgrade  
This course is for referees moving from Grade 7 (R1) to Grade 6 (S2) referee. Fees for this course include three assessments in addition to the US Soccer registration fees. Referees taking this course are required to have confirmed they meet game count requirements prior to registering for this course. Required Fitness test fees will be paid separately when the candidate registers for the fitness test. Passing score for the written exam is 85% or better.
2018 Grade 6 / 5 Recertification / Maintenance 
This course is the annual recertification / maintenance course for US Soccer Grade 6 and 5 Referees. This course includes maintenance assessment fees, registration fees and course requirements include the State Referee test which must be passed with 85% or better. An annual fitness test is also required for registration to be complete. Fitness test fee is not included in this course payment.
AYSO to USSF Cross certification 
Cross certification is available to any AYSO referee who has been certified for at least 6 months and is not already certified with US Soccer. All games for AYSO and USSF may be applied toward certification requirements of AYSO or USSF. The diagonal system of control is the only recognized system of control. The AYSO/USSF Cross certification form and requirements can be found in the referee library of ColoradoReferees.com.
Additional Required Assessment 
This course is to allow referees to pay for an additional required assessment through CoReferees.GameOfficials.net. Cost varies based on assessment level required. To access this "course" please contact Eric Bryan (sda@ColoradoReferees.com) Denise Duran (SDI@ColoradoReferees.com) or Deanna Duncan-Allen (RefEducation@ColoradoReferees.com)
Referee Field Training - one-on-one 
This course is for referees who wish to have individualized instruction / mentoring and feedback. This is for individuals who are unable to attend a group field session, someone who wants additional guidance after a field session, a referee preparing for upgrade who wants guidance prior to a formal assessment, or a referee who would like individual personalized feedback on their work at a particular level
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Assignor Courses
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New Assignor Certification (US Soccer Grade 8) 
2018 Colorado Assignor Recertification 
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Instructor Courses
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2018 NEW Instructor Certification 
Online training modules for new referee instructors. In addition to the online work the instructor candidates must attend, observe and assist in running an on field training session to complete the instructor training. Course access is provided by the State Director Instruction. If you are interested in becoming part of the referee instruction program please contact Denise Duran SDI@coloradoreferees.com