Our Mission

The Capital District Referee Association is a group dedicated to the development of soccer referee in the great Capital District of New York State. We are associated with the United States Soccer Federation (USSF) through the Eastern New York Soccer Association, Inc. We are committed to providing the highest quality refereeing through ongoing training and assessments of referees. All referees are expected to provide professional quality ethical refereeing to ensure the safety of the players and the enjoyment players, coaches, fans and families.

Capital District Referee Association


2015 Referee Registration final date to be announced -

Recertification for 2015 Wednesday November 12, 2014 at the Colonie Community Center – 6:00 pm  

 Go to Links Page to find Registration Form at US Soccer – Print, Fill Out and bring to meeting

CDRef is doing online line testing through arbiter

Go to Information page – for complete brakdown of 2015 referee registration fees and more information of registering for 2015

Go to the Q&A page for a complete list of CDRef officers

New Grade 7 Referee Course has finished with 15 referees upgrading to grade 7  

US Soccer announces 2015 National Candidate and National Referee Certification Instructions that can be found on the Links page

RISK MANAGEMENT is required every two years – if you are 18 and over in 2014 you are required to have a risk assessment. go to http://www.sportssignup.com/enyysaref.start  The fee is part of your registration if you are asked for a fee you are on the wrong page. DO NOT pay again for this assessment. Any problems contact Michael Rennick Instructor Coordinator at mrennic1@nycapp.rr.com