As part of US Soccer the recognized partner for equipment is Official Sports International. It is preferred that you wear official US Soccer referee uniforms (shirts shorts and socks) when refereeing our games. Official Sports has Starter Kits starting at $50.95 for the essentials. Additionally, you must purchase a wristwatch with a timer function.
You may also purchase referee uniforms and supplies at local soccer retailers including:
- Soccer City Elk Grove (9663 E Stockton Blvd, Elk Grove, CA 95624) (916) 685-8837
- Soccer City Natomas (4391 Gateway Park Blvd Suite 620, Sacramento, CA, United States, California) (916) 414-8660.
Our informal recommended essential equipment list includes:
- Referee Shirt, Shorts (black pockets with NO LOGOs or Color), Long Black Socks
- black tshirt – No LOGOS (this is an emergency second shirt, keep a clean one in your referee bag in case you need it)
- shoes: can be runners or cleats should be black or mostly black and comfortable. Please have shoes appropriate to the field e.g. turfs or tennis shoes.
- referee flag set
- whistle (Fox 40 Classic)
- wrist watch with stop watch and timer function (practice using it)
- yellow and red cards
- backpack or bag to keep referee gear in
If you have any question, please email.