Consider becoming a referee for Orono Westonka Soccer Club! To encourage OWSC players and community members to ref with us, we're picking up the costs of the registration.
Anyone ages 13 and up can become a certified referee. It's a great side-gig for someone who is passionate about soccer or a great first job for young people, particularly for those who love and know the game. Many young refs prefer to be what's called an "assistant referee" (AR) or a sideline ref. The biggest responsibilities in this position are to call offsides and signal which team has the ball on throw-ins.
Here's the process:
Minnesota Elite Assigning
Cell: (763) 234-9368
Click here to answer most questions about refereeing in Minnesota.
If you have any additional questions, please reach out to Executive Director, Natalie Soper. She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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