Referee Resources


BC Soccer’s Referee Program exists to support and foster the development and education of referees from the grassroots to elite level of refereeing throughout British Columbia.

The goal of BC Soccer is to provide registered referees across British Columbia with the tools necessary to help them develop their referee abilities.

All referees must comply with the BC Soccer regulations relating to referees and the code of ethics 

The above BC Soccer Referee Rules and Regulations comply with the Canadian Soccer Association’s

Becoming a Referee




Whether you are an experienced referee new to British Columbia or if you are new to the discipline of refereeing BC Soccer has a clinic and a pathway for you.  The minimum age to become a referee is 12 years old (small sided) and 14 years old (11-a-side)

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