Helena Youth Soccer Association

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Officials of the Year for 2017

Boasting some of the best referees in the State!

We are proud to announce the accomplishments of our locally trained soccer referees Cannon Colegrove Grade 8 and Gezer Garcia da Silva Grade 7 being named Officials of the Year for the State of Montana.

Scott Lockwood reports, " Not only do we have the best players and complex but some of the best referees in the state! "

Mark Beckman, the Executive Director of the Montana High School Association, recently announced the 2017 National Federation of State High School Association (NFHS) Officials of the Year for the State of Montana.

Nominees for this award must exemplify the highest standards of ethical conduct, moral  character and carry the endorsement of their respective state high school association.

The Montana Officials Association (MOA) and the Montana High School Association (MHSA) are proud to have these officials included in that group.



2018 Referee Certification Courses

On-line training: Field Work Schedule Available Soon

The on-line course work for 2018 is open...

Register to take the certification course as a new referee or sign in to renew at MontanaGameOfficials

The first new referee course offering in Helena is scheduled March 3, 2018. (24817, 3/3/18 and 3/4/18)

There will be another course offering March 10. (24818, 3/10/18 and 3/11/18)

Register Here

The fee is $65, paid on-line at registration.
Participants need to:

- complete the on-line course the Thursday before they come to the classroom session
- attend the entire  classroom session
- attend the field session when the weather allows us to use dry flat space outside, late March probably.
(The registration shows the field session on the Sunday afternoon following the classroom session. This will probably change considering the current snow levels.)
Participants should bring a lunch, snack, drinks. 

Location of classed to be determined.

Enroll now and get to work on the on-line modules !

More information at MontanaYouthSoccer


If you or someone you know would like to become a referee please Contact Us

Benefits to being a referee :

  • Earn money !
  • Understand the Laws of the game better!
  • Teach and role model for better and more positive behavior from players, coaches, parents and fans.
  • Have fun - and did we mention earning extra $$$$$$$'s !

Assignments are available for Tournaments, Club matches, Recreational games and Adult league.

Annual certification training sessions are held locally in the spring in conjunction with web based testing.

Licensing through the United States Soccer Federation.

Laws of the Game


US Youth Soccer Law Adjustments for Age

2018 7v7 Build Out Line Laws: MYSA

Got Soccer Log-In page

Got Soccer

Montana Referee Association

Montana Referee Association Website