We use certified referees for all of our travel program games and try our best for our recreation program. The entire state is in critical need of referees so from time to time we will use non certified referees for recreational games.

If you are interested in becoming a certified referee, please visit

If you are interested in becoming a non-certified referee for our recreational program, please contact Gary Puvalowski at or Gino Garza at

A message from the Michigan Soccer Referee Committee

COVID-19 Updates

Safety and health of everyone is our highest priority. For this reason, Michigan Referee Committee has modified the referee certification process.

Coming Soon! Futsal!

Coming soon! Futsal! This is very close to soccer, but it is played indoors with a smaller ball. Some rules are different. To become a Futsal Ref, please follow the directions below!

  • Go to:
  • Click/new user create account
  • Click/USSF Info
  • Click/Mi. Michigan refs/login
  • Click/Sign up for course
  • Click/Futsal certification
  • Click/Course #36810-fut21 Futsal Certification
  • Click/course # To register for this course click here.
  • Cost is $67.50