Upcoming Youth Referee Academy Courses

Interested in CFC’s Youth Referee Academy? Whether you’re a player, parent, or supporter – now is your chance to get involved!


To become a certified referee for the 2022 season, you will need to complete an online training course as well as attend an evening on-field training.

Benefits of being a referee include work experience, high school credit, and perks into the scholarship program! Completing this course will give you the 2022 USSF Badge that is required to do sanctioned matches. This certification will be good for both the spring and fall seasons giving you access to tournaments and into your professional pathway of being an official.

Players will receive $15-$40 per game at the recreational level and must be between the ages of 13-18. To learn more, click here.

Upcoming course details –

    • DATE – February 11 OR March 11 (you only need to attend one in-person session)
    • TIME – 6-9pm
    • LOCATION – Salem Indoor (subject to change)
    • COST – $95
      • If you are a current CFC player on scholarship, this course is FREE. Please reach out to Jose for a code!
      • If you are not on scholarship but need assistance completing this payment, please reach out to Jose.

Click here to register for Feb. 11 // Click here to register for Mar. 11

Need help registering? Click here for a step by step process or send Program Director, Jose Maciel, an email at jose.m@capitalfctimbers.com.



The Youth Referee Academy allows youth officials in the greater Salem area an opportunity to build an interest in the officiating side of soccer. Youth will gain and build workplace skills, leadership skills and communication skills via officiating.

Your child will receive —

  • US Soccer certification courses
  • Consistent referee development
  • Referring mentor program
  • High School credit
  • Work experience
  • Flexible schedule
  • Scholarship program

Players will get paid $15 – $40 per game at the recreational level. Players must be between the ages of 13-18 to register. To learn all about the Youth Referee Academy and the benefits to you and your player, click here.



Love the idea of the Youth Referee Academy and want to get involved? Send us an email at jose.m@capitalfctimbers.com!

To give to CFC and the Youth Referee Academy, click here.


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