Recertification Requirements for 2019

For 2019, recertification is processed through Officials Management Group. On first login, your Username is “RyourUSSFID#” (no dashes or spaces). Your Password is “Lastname” (first letter capital). Specific instructions were emailed to all 2018 referees in PDF and MP4 format.

Complete the recertification lessons according to your referee grade.

Annual Requirements

Annual requirements for referees vary by referee grade. In Nebraska, all referees start as Grade 8 referees. The following requirements are in effect beginning with the 2019 registration year.

Grade 8

  • Pay registration fee
  • Complete all lessons
  • Pass the Grade 8 referee test (80%)

Grade 7

  • Pay registration fee
  • Complete all lessons
  • Pass at least one development assessment as a referee
  • Pass the Grade 7 (or higher) fitness test
  • Pass the Grade 7 referee test

State Referee

  • Pay registration fee
  • Complete all lessons
  • Pass two developmental assessments as referee and one developmental assessment as AR
  • Pass the State Referee (or higher) fitness test
  • Pass the State Referee test

Referees must complete these requirements by December 31 preceding the next registration year.