Referee FAQs
What do you need to know before you step out onto the pitch?
Current as of August 6, 2015

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?
The pay rates range from $14 to $42 per game.  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.