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Lightning Topic 1.7: Failure to Respect the Required Distance
Updated Jun 12, 2019

If you are interested in reviewing previous Lightning Topics, be sure to check out our YouTube channel where every video we publish is archived!

New Referee Account Creation is Closed!
Updated Apr 25, 2019

Our site is no longer accepting new accounts. It will re-open account creation on July 1, 2019 to allow new students to complete work in preparation for summer classes in July and August, in preparation for the September/October fall season.

IMPORTANT: If you have already created an account, you may log into that account and progress towards new referee certification. If you are a RETURNING referee, work towards certification will remain open through June 24, 2019. The closure of the new account portal does not affect accounts that are already created!

Connecting with Assignors
Updated Apr 19, 2019

If you are looking to connect with an assignor to get games, remember there is a full presentation on how to use our site to do so. This presentation was required for both new and returning officials. For out-of-state officials, the link to the presentation is available here:

Connecting with Assignors

Returning Referee Registration Available Thru Jun 24
Updated Apr 15, 2019

Returning officials have a registration and completion deadline of June 24, 2019. If you are a returning official, you must complete ALL work by that date or you will not be able to obtain USSF certification for 2019.

February NPSL Clinic Now Available Online
Updated Mar 13, 2019

The February preseason NPSL Clinic has been posted online as YouTube videos, broken into seven parts. Any referee should feel free to watch the material.

This clinic was taught by FIFA Futuro instructor Steve Olson and US Soccer Director of Referee Development Rick Eddy. A mjaority of the material was drawn from the FIFA Futuro material produced from the 2018 World Cup in Russia.

NPSL Clinic Part 1
NPSL Clinic Part 2
NPSL Clinic Part 3
NPSL Clinic Part 4
NPSL Clinic Part 5
NPSL Clinic Part 6
NPSL Clinic Part 7

Download the 2018-19 Laws of the Game
Updated Sep 14, 2018

IFAB released its latest version of the Laws of the Game just prior to the 2018 World Cup in Russia. Both the English and Spanish versions of the Laws can be downloaded directly from the MNSRC website here.

2018-19 Laws of the Game (English)
2018-19 Reglas du Juego (Español)

You can also order the Laws of the Game in book form from the US Soccer website when it becomes available. Cost will be approximately $6 plus S&H.

MYSA Affinity/TCSL Instructions
Updated May 20, 2018

As a reminder, the SRC has a short presentation on the use of MYSA's Affinity system for game reporting. If you need to refresh yourself on how to sign in and report game results with Affinity, you can do so with our presentation.

MYSA Affinity Game Reporting System

Portal Link to Report Match Results and Misconduct

For instructions on reporting TCSL matches, review their manual:

TCSL Referee Manual

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