BECOME A REFEREE
The Soccer Referee Association of Baton Rouge and its members serve Baton Rouge Soccer Club year-round by training and providing referees for all games for ages 3rd Grade to Adult. Referees enjoy the flexibility of setting their schedules and an average game pay that amounts to $15-$25/hour. The minimum age for referees is 13.
In-Person Field Training Session - BATON ROUGE
Date - March 26, 2023
Location - Burbank Field 4
Time - To Be Determined
13 years of age or older
Registering for the course now, even though you don't know the date of the In-Person session, will allow you to start the online course assignments now.
The purpose of the Grassroots first time referee course is to prepare first time Grassroots referees to work in a competitive or recreational youth and amateur adult matches.
On successful completion of the course, candidates will receive a Grassroots Referee license certifying eligibility to referee expiring December 31, 2023.
"I referee because it gives me the opportunity to be a helper to coaches and players to better understand the game of soccer. I also referee because I enjoy meeting great referees, amateur and professional, and learning from them. Refereeing is a gift and it is actually very fun."
"Refereeing is a fun way to stay connected to the game."
"I referee so I can improve and officiate higher level games."
The Soccer Referee Association of Baton Rouge (SRABR) is made up of over 200 United States Soccer Federation (USSF) officials. SRABR members serve the youth and adult soccer community in the Greater Baton Rouge area and surrounding parishes in South Louisiana. For more information about SRABR click here or
SRABR Referee Liaison
Referees play a critical role in the success of Baton Rouge Soccer and for the safety of the players. To better recognize the hard work of our referees, BRSC will spotlight referees who serve our membership as referees. If you would like to share your story for our referee spotlight, please complete the following form in its entirety. Honorees will be contacted by email to submit a picture and review his or her selection. BRSC's Referee of the Week will receive recognition on the club's social media and on brsoccer.org.
Referee of the Week – Nick Malokofsky 2/23/20
As a U.S. Navy Helicopter Pilot, Nick is as prepared as they come on the pitch. Nick played collegiately at the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterrey, CA, and staying connected to the game. His best moment on the pitch came when he was able to ref a game with his two children. We’d like to…
Referee of the Week – Shane Godso 2/20/20
You’re in good hands when Shane is in the pitch! As an Allstate Insurance Agent, he understands the need for safety. Shane enjoys the experience refereeing provides. “It gives me the opportunity to be a helper to coaches and players to better understand the game of soccer. I also referee because I enjoy meeting great…
Referee of the Week – Travis Johnson 2/9/20
We can’t play the game we love without the valuable guidance and assistance referees provide. For the week of February 9, 2020, we’d like to recognize Travis Johnson for his work on the pitch. Travis’ most memorable moment as a referee came when he attended ODP. It was a big moment for Travis because it…