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MUSC Recreation Referee

How to become a Referee for MUSC Recreation Program
(More detailed information on process follows this list)


  • Complete Referee Course through  How to become a Referee  “Full Referee Course”

  • Register as a Recreation Referee through

  •  Send an e-mail to [email protected] with your contact information (see Continued section below with details)

  • Attend an MUSC Referee orientation (at start of season, makeups by request) and receive free uniform and whistle

  • Familiarize yourself with our unique program rules of play for each age group and our referee/league policies MUSC General Game Rules

  • Fill out a W-9 and submit to 2 Pleasant Ave. Montclair NJ 07042 attn: Gretchen Burr in order to be paid

  • Send an e-mail to [email protected] with your availability to work during each upcoming Saturday of the season

  • You will be assigned to shadow a referee for your 1st two games (Paid at reduced rate)

  • Print your time sheet and bring it to your games.  

  • After filling it out and having it signed by a coach, email a scan or photo of it to [email protected]

  • Your first paycheck will arrive 10-14 business days after timesheet is received and processed. ACH payments are an additional option.

  • Referees will be observed randomly throughout the season.  Preferential scheduling and raises are awarded to reliable, engaged, and knowledgeable referees.

NJ Refs Full Referee Certification note

  • If you would like to become a referee for the MUSC recreation program, you must first obtain a "Full Referee" license by completing the US Soccer Referee course offered through the New Jersey Referee Committee.  
  • NOTE 

    *** You can work as a NEW JR REFEREE immediately upon completion of the In-Person Class/Test with NJSRC when you show proof of being signed up for (but before attending) the On-Field Training with NJSRC. 

    This accommodation is being made because we have been made aware there are very limited in person training sessions available this season.   NEW Jr Referees will not be able to work alone or receive pay raises until they complete the On-Field training and become fully licensed USSF referees.

Registering as a Referee with Montclair United Soccer Club

Step 1: Register  as a recreational referee through our website at If you have played for MUSC before, the registration process through the website is the same as if you were signing up as a player. Be sure your contact information is correct as our e-mails are sent via the contact information in your registration.

Step 2: Send an e-mail to [email protected], and include...

  • Full Name:
  • School Grade Level:
  • Cell Phone:
  • Home Phone:
  • E-mail(s):
  • USFID license number:
  • A copy of your certificate of completion available through your account at


  • You must attend our New Referee's Orientation before you can be assigned games. It is required that you attend. You will need to bring your badge to this meeting to show the assignor.
  • If you are joining us in the middle of a season, please contact us at [email protected], to set up an orientation meeting.


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