USSF Certification for Affiliated Youth and Amateur Games
US Soccer entry referee course level is now Grassroots Referee, (formerly grade 8 or grade 9)
The referee certification has these components:
A four-hour online module on the US Soccer Federation Learning Center website.
For those who will have reached 18 years of age by the end of 2020, the one-hour online module on “Safe Sport” online module.
In-person classroom training consisting of 4 hours in the class plus another hour on-field training. (fee $190 includes a full uniform (with two shirts) and gear (line flags, whistle, yellow/red cards, flip coin, carrying bag)).
Becoming a member of the Westchester Soccer Referee Organization. (fee $40)