If your certification expires at the end of 2020, you will need to recertify by June 15, 2021 in order to referee in 2021. It is recommended that you recertify before Dec 31, 2020 because:
If you were first certified after July 1, 2020, you are already certified for 2021. To check your certification expiration year go to Services:Profile:Biography. On the USSF line you will find:
You can find recertification clinics by logging onto the WAReferees.org website. Based on your current certification, the website will present you with the appropriate clinics. Grassroots referees will need to attend a Recertification clinic plus complete a set of Grassroots Online Lessons. Recertification clinics start after Aug 1. There is usually on Online Only option to recertify where attending a Recertification clinic is not required. If it is available, it will cost $10 more.
Here are the opportunities within EYSA to get your Recertification clinic time. There are a number of other clinics in our area as well. You will need to sign up with the clinics you want to attend on WAReferees.org website.
Plan now for recertification because as time passes and the number of clinics available get smaller, the number of referees signing up will get larger.
For more information about Recertification see the FAQ topic Recertification Explained.
Last Updated August 3, 2020