Boston Area Youth Soccer (BAYS) Referee Program for USSF Certification

How to Become a USSF Certified Referee:

For a description of the process on how to becomes a USSF Certified Referee go to

Referee Grades Explained:

For a description of the different grades go to

NGS recommends that all youth referees aged 14 years or older take the Grade 8 Entry Level course.


Training session for new referees

Thursday, September 17, 2020

5:00 PM

Brown / Oak Hill Middle School Field,125 Meadowbrook Rd, Newton, MA 02459

Show up wearing a mask and casual athletic wear; referee uniform is optional. The event will be cancelled in case of inclement weather.

For more information please contact Newton Referee Assignor (