Referee Clinics for New Referees - Summer 2023



Learn to referee rec soccer games. Open to anyone 12 years to adult

“The best-paid position in the whole league”

Our two local recreational soccer programs, Girls Southeast Cincinnati Soccer Association (GSE) and Southeast Cincinnati Soccer Association (SCSA) in our area are looking for referees.

Age Requirement:  Must be 12 years old and all older ages are welcomed

Games:  The fall season starts in August with games on Saturday and Sundays at Anderson Park District fields.


2 Sessions will be offered this summer. Each new referee must attend 1 of the Sessions.

  • Session 1 – July 17-20
  • Session 2 – July 31-Aug 3

Each session runs for 4 nights, Monday-Thursday, from 6-9 pm.

Cost: There is a nominal fee of $25-$30 of for 1 Session. In exchange, referees will receive a new referee shirt, referee whistle, red/yellow cards, and certification patch (a $30 value).

Sign Up for 2023 Ref Clinic Here

If you are interested in refereeing club games, that is a different program.  To find more information on referee classes certifying to work club games, please refer to

Concussion Training Requirement: Referees are required to pass an on-line Concussion Training course and bring proof of completion to the first referee class. Take a screen shot or even a picture on your phone.

Benefits: Increasing your soccer IQ while making money.

Pay Scale:  At our youngest ages, referees are paid $14 per game and can work a couple of games a day working with their Referee Assignor.  Fees increase for games for older players up to $45 per game.

Questions regarding the Referee Clinics, contact