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Davie United Soccer Club (DUSC) and Tournament Success Group (TSG) join to establish a Youth Referee Program for the club, which entails certification, mentoring, training and growing the game.  As the game continues to grow and develop, so must the referee component the game.  Through the TSG Referee Development program, DUSC is excited to get more referees involved in the game. 

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Interested in learning more about how to become a referee, or have questions about recertification and getting more involved in game as a referee? Please contact:

Mike Amato

Director of Referees


C:  407-234-7583


Billy Rivera

Referee Coordinator & Assignor


C:  786-351-4394

2024 Referee Certification. Florida Soccer Referees (FSR), governing body of referees in Florida, will be holding Certification & Recertification courses per the below.


When: August 19, 2023

Where: Bamford Sports Complex - Multipurpose Center, 3801 S Pine Island Drive, Davie, FL, 33328


8:45 AM:  Check-in/register

9:00 AM:  3-hour classroom & field session (will need the field from 10:30a-noon)

12:00 PM: Lunch break

1:00 PM:  2-hour classroom: Certification Course

3:00 PM:  End of course


Certification & Recertification FAQs:

New Referee Certification

  • Online Modules & In-Person Requirement

  • Background Check (if 18+) and Safe Sport

  • Registration fee NOW includes Referee Uniform Starter Kit


Recertifying Certification

  • Online Modules & Training Requirement

  • If 3 or less years of experience (the first certification year was 2021) must attend In-Person Course

  • If more than 4 years’ experience (2020 and before) Option to choose in person or Zoom Webinar Training


Young Referees (Ages 14-17)

  • NEW Certification Fee Structure

  • First Time $100.00, includes Referee Uniform Kit

  • Recertifying:  $85.00


For additional courses and information see To register for one of the above courses see Certification opens July 7, 2023. Be proactive and sign-up today for the 2024 certification period. Registration is limited; more classes will be made available and promoted once they are scheduled. Please keep in mind SafeSport and Background check requirements vary based on age and certification type.  


Be sure to follow Florida Soccer Referees on Instagram at @flsoccerrefs. For additional information and resources visit:


Florida Soccer Referees:

US Soccer – Referee Program:

PRO (Professional Referees Organization):


Questions or need assistance pertaining to refereeing please contact the TSG Referee Development coordinators:


Mike Amato


C: 407-234-7583


Billy Rivera


C: 786-351-4394

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