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West Hartford Travel Referees


Recertification for 2023 is currently Open!!

Recertification will be complete 100% On-Line.

Grassroots Recertification

Recertification for the officiating year 2023 is now OPEN.

Click here for step-by-step guide:  grassroots referee course v01.docx

Step 1:

Recertifying Referees must log into your CSRP eRefreee account, scroll to "Clinic Administration" and from the list select register for Grassroots Recertification Clinic (GR22). After enrolling in the clinic, you will receive a confirmation email with links to detailed instructions.  Payment will be made in the US Soccer Learning Center.


All recertification work will be done online at your own pace at the U.S. Soccer Learning Center. All CSRP Referees should already have a profile at the Learning Center, so try logging in before signing up for a new account.

After logging in at the US Soccer Learning Center, scroll down and click Referee Program. Then, hover over courses (a red box will appear) then click on available courses. After the new page loads, on the left side of the screen click on Grassroots Recertifying Referee. Then, on the right, click Go To Course List and continue. 




If interested in refereeing WHYSA boys travel and/or WHGSL girls travel games, you must be a current USSF certified referee. All current information on how to become a certified referee. Visit our Become a USSF Referee page. Any questions about your referee status should go directly to the CSRP. Contact information is at the bottom of the become a USSF referee page.

2023 WH USSF Referees

All USSF referees are required to fill out a game report for each of your game assignments. In order to complete this, you need to log into CSRP's Central Assign website. Username and password are the as you use to log into the CSRP website.

Directions to how to fill out WHGSL girls travel game report on CSRP's Central Assign website: download instructions, click here.

Once you get your game assignment, each of you needs to accept it, if applicable. If you decline your game assignment, you need to let your referee assignor know at once.

CSRP is encouraging all referees to attend an in-service clinic before the spring season every year. As an added incentive, if you attend an in-service clinic before your recertification you will have fewer steps to the online recertification process. This does not take the place of recertification. The preferred recertification process is to attend one of these free in-service clinics. CSRP has many sessions posted on the event calendar: listed as Grade 8 In-service. To register for one of these sessions log into the e-referee system on the left-hand side of Once logged in you will scroll to the last box and click on register for a referee event. On the next page click on the down arrow for event type and then click on clinics and courses. Choose the course you for which you would like to register, click on the two releases of liability and then submit. All clinics to which you are registered with clinic detail are now posted to your login page. If you are not sure if your clinic registration has gone through, please check your registration page, the session will be listed in the box below your recertification. Any questions, please contact CSRP directly.

Two-man referee system:
Under NO CIRCUMSTANCES do we ever referee using the two-man system like it is done in high school! WH soccer follows FIFA official rules and NOT HS officiating rules. Our club will not pay for two CR for the same game. If you ever short a referee, ask the coaches to find a parent volunteer to run the line for you - be a club linesman as long as both coaches agree. That volunteer is to only let you know when the ball goes to play and you make the call for the direction. If by chance you are the only referee at the field, you now become the center referee and follow the process of asking coaches to find you, two volunteer parents, to do the line for you. CJSA, CSRP and both WH clubs all forbid the two-man referee system in West Hartford!! If an incident were to ever happen; WH soccer, CJSA, and CSRP will never support an official in any capacity.

CSRP website

CSRP's Central Assign website

U.S. Soccer Learning Center:  U.S. Soccer Learning Center (

download2018/19 Law of the Game

Boys/Girls Travel Soccer Assignors:

WHYSA Boys Travel Referee Assignor:
BU9 - U19 - League/Friendly/Cup games:

WHGSL Girls Travel Referee Assignor:
GU9 - U19 - League/Friendly/Cup games:
Cheryl/Ed Espinal - [email protected]


New game duration for Boys/Girls Travel games

download a copy: click here

***recommend bringing copy with you to the field ***

new 7v7 game rule video: click here

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