Referee FAQs
What do you need to know before you step out onto the pitch?
Current as of February 3, 2016

Where can I get more DC STODDERT SOCCER match cards?
Yellow match cards are available from the DC Stoddert office. Please call the office first at 202-338-1910 to arrange a time to pick up the cards.
Can I just make a copy of a blank match card to use?
No.  Only original DC STODDERT SOCCER match cards are accepted.
What are the pay rates for games?
Please discuss with Walt Anderson, Director of Referees, for further details on pay.

How do I get paid for games for which I have refereed?
You must have submitted a W-9 to DC Stoddert before any payments will be sent.
When will the next FIFA referee and/or junior referee course be held?

USSF and junior referee training courses will be announced on DC Stoddert’s website under Referee Program and Clinic, Course & Training Registration.  Please check these sections for the most up-to-date information.

Where can I get a copy of the rules?
DCSSL rules can be found under Rules & Regulations.  There is also an excellent booklet used in referee training that is available from the office.

I am a USSF referee but I am not sure if my certification is still valid.  How can I check?
Send your question Walt Anderson, Director of Referees, via email:

I would like to become a referee for DC Stoddert.  How can I join the DC STODDERT SOCCER referee pool?
Please click here to complete, a short online inquiry form. Once your form is received, a member of the Stoddert Executive Team will contact you to discuss your inquiry.