Become a USSF Grassroots Referee


The process to become a referee is pretty easy.

  1. Go to
  2. Select Find Clinics, Entry USSF Referee - Never been a USSF Referee before.

Training is provided by North Texas State Soccer Association, the governing body over all 95 soccer associations in North Texas. For first time referees, online modules must be completed prior to selection
of an in person clinic.

Are you a former or current ref and need to recertify your registration for another year to be able to referee for BESA?

  1. Go to
  2. Select Find Clinics, Existing USSF Referee/Emeritus wishing to recertify.

All the game assignments will be done through If you have completed the course and want to join Bedford-Euless (BESA) here is the link:

Need more information or help navigating the process? Email

For more information about Bedford-Euless Soccer association, visit

To whom do I provide feedback about the officiating at a BESA Game?
All referee feedback should be submitted by the coach using a Referee Evaluation Form.

Referee Recertification


Log into to complete your online registration.

Please refer to the Recertification Help Document that explains step-by-step instructions how to go through the entire process.

Once you access the online lessons, it is very important to follow the introduction module. It provides explicit details how to complete safety certifications in the US Soccer Learning Center.

Please note: Regular 2023 Recertification is open from August 14, 2022 – December 16, 2022. No registration will be available from December 17, 2022-January 2, 2023. Late registration will begin January 3, 2023 and go to June 15, 2023 with a $10 late fee.

If you should have any questions after reviewing the help document and the online introduction module, please email Javier Perdomo at

Referee Documents & Forms

The following links provide important information for BESA referees such as expectations, requesting games, and reports.

Click any link to download the document.