SLSC Cosmos: Fees

SLSC Referee Handbook
The SLSC Referee Handbook is now available for download. It is very important that all referees use the SLSC Small Sided Laws of the Game, included in the Handbook, for officating Club games. Click on the following link for a copy of the Handbook.

Referee Handbook


As a youth soccer referee, how well do you keep up with the online resources available to you? As a referee the USSF Code of Ethics for referees requires you to be committed to your own continuous improvement process. To assist you, the United States Soccer Federation (USSF) issues and updates many publications that every referee needs to be more effective in technical knowledge, game management skills and physical fitness.

The 2007/2008 edition of the Laws of the Game has been published by FIFA. Follow this link to view or download the current edition of the "Laws of the Game"

The following documents are also vital to your success as a referee:

Advice to Referees on the Laws of the Game (2006)

Guide to Procedures for Referees and Assistant Referees (2007)

7 + 7 Cautionable and Sending-Off Offenses

Ask A Referee
Click on the link above to go to "Ask A Referee" dot-com.

This question and answer page covers game situations with official USSF questions. It's a great source for those areas that are the most difficult in calling a game.