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2025 Advanced Referee Upgrade Procedure

NCSRA'S 2025 Advanced Grade (NC State/Regional) Upgrade Process

 

If you wish to upgrade to an NC State or Regional Referee, your 1st step is to complete the Upgrade Declaration Form and submit your match log to all ARA'S and our State Assignment Coordinator (SAC) Cliff Clement for approval. (all of those emails are included in the template below)  Once Cliff approves your match log, you can then start on the Advanced Grade Requirements/Coursework by enrolling in the eligility you are attaining (NC State or Regional) for the 2025 Registration Year.

 

UPGRADE DECLARATION EMAIL TEMPLATE

 

2025 NC State Referee Upgrade Info/Requirements

 

NC State Match Log Requirement

25 Whistles and 15 AR'S on any U-15 or higher match

 

NC State PFT Requirement (NC State PFT)

(direct link for the 2025 PFT Sign Up Form is below)

6 x 40m sprints: 8.00 seconds or less per sprint

40 x 75m/25m intervals: maximum 20 seconds per 75m run and 20 seconds per 25m walk (10 total laps)

 

NC State Assessment Requirement

1 passing assessment on any U-15 or higher match by an approved Referee Mentor or any Ref Coach.  Your local ARA/Assignors will be your points of contact in getting you assigned to an assessable match with a Referee Mentor or Ref Coach.  The direct link to this assessment payment is below.  You must pay for your assessment before scheduling that assessment.

 

2025 NC State Assessment Payment Direct Link

2025 New Regional Referee Course and New Regional Referee Test

(both will be available sometime late July)

 

2025 Regional Referee Upgrade Info/Requirements

 

Regional Referee Match Log Requirement

25 whistles and 15 AR'S on adult amature matches (some may be u18/19 matches)

 

Regional Referee PFT Requirement (FIFA Women's Referee Category 1)

(direct link for the 2025 PFT Sign Up Form is below)

6 x 40m sprints: 6.40 seconds or less per sprint

40 x 75m/25m intervals: maximum 17 seconds per 75m run and 20 seconds per 25m walk (10 total laps)

 

Regional Referee Assessment Requirements

3 passing assessments.  1 can be a U18/19 match.  2 must be adult amature matches.  Must be 3 different Ref Coaches. (1 can be an approved Referee Mentor)  Your local ARA/Assignors will be your points of contact in getting you assigned to an assessable match with a Referee Mentor or Ref Coach.  The direct links to the 3 assessment payments are below.  You must pay for your assessment before scheduling that assessment.

 

2025 Regional Referee Assessment Payment 1

2025 Regional Referee Assessment Payment 2

2025 Regional Referee Assessment Payment 3

 

2025 New Regional Referee Course and New Regional Referee Test

(both will be available sometime late July)

 

2024/2025 PFT Sign-Up Form/Currently Scheduled PFT'S

(once additional PFT'S are scheduled across the state, they will be added to this form here for sign-up)

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