Getting Started


  • Age: Candidates must be 12 years old or older.

  • Playing Experience: Playing experience is not required, but is helpful in giving a candidate basic understanding of the laws of the game.


  • Clinic Link

  • Course Style: The course is comprised of a 100% on-line clinic

  • Testing: There will be questions requiring

  • Length of Course: 6 - 8 hours

  • Upon Completion: You will be certified as a Grade 9 referee

    • Grade 9 referees are limited to working only recreational level games of players under 14 years old

  • Upgrading: There will be periodic, optional in-person training sessions that will act as an upgrade clinic for referee’s to upgrade from Grade 9 to Grade 8

Next Steps

  1. Go to the SRABR Membership page and pay your necessary dues in order to get put into the assigning system

  2. Familiarize yourself with the Information For New Referees page to understand what you will need to know when you first become certified

  3. Use the Referee Grade Explanation page to understand what the details of your current grade are and to learn of what is needed to progress in grade level