Uniform Information

For new referees, purchasing a starter kit (which contains all equipment except for a stopwatch) from OfficialSports is recommended.

Shirts

  • New Referees:
    • All new referees should purchase a yellow short sleeve shirt. Two options are available:
      • Economy Shirt - $25
      • Professional Shirt - $50
      • New referees are NOT required to purchase a black (backup) shirt.
  • Existing Referees:
    • Should have both a yellow (or older gold version) and a black shirt.
    • You may continue wearing the gold shirt; you do not need to purchase a new yellow one, however, if you will be purchasing a new shirt, please make sure you purchase the new yellow
      version.
Yellow_Referee_Uniform

Shorts

  • $20-30
  • All Referees should have 1 pair of black shorts.
    • USSF logo is optional.
    • Pockets are optional but recommended.

Socks

  • $12
  • All Referees should have 1 pair of black socks.
  • Recommend having multiple pairs for tournaments.
  • The following options are available:
    • Black with 2 white stripes (Recommended).
    • Black with 3 white stripes on top of socks.

Shoes

  • Cost Varies
  • Black Shoes
  • Black Laces
  • May have a white manufacturer’s design.

Badges

  • $1
  • All referees must have their badges on their shirts.
  • Uniforms contain a soft velcro area to attach a badge.
  • Purchase a round hook patch – This allows the badge to be moved from shirt to shirt.

Other Required Accessories

  • Whistle with Wrist or Neck Lanyard ($5)

 

  • Cards, Paper Forms, and Data Wallet($5)

 

  • One Set of Flags ($15-30)

 

  • Stopwatch ($20-50)

Full Uniform Example

Referee Full Uniform Image Example