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(For Calendar Year 2017 Registrations)
REFEREE
CLINICS:
Grade 8:
  For those who are planning to Center/AR Adults games, all Metro youth and Recreational levels (16-hour clinic)
Grade 9:
  For those planning to Center games up to U14 Recreational including "small-sided" U10 and U11 Metro games (8-hour clinic)
Grade 8 Upgrade:
  For those Grade 9 referees wishing to upgrade to Grade 8 and for former Grade 8 referees who have not recertified in more than 2 years (9-hour clinic)
Recertification & Administrative Fees:
  Click here for fees.
For clinic schedules/approvals and questions, please contact: Steve Schafer (smschaf@sandia.gov), State Director of Instruction
Certifications are valid for each calendar year; i.e., all USSF certifications are effective January 1 through December 31.

Recertification for calendar year 2016 is now CLOSED. New certifications and recertifications will start on July 1, 2016, for calendar 2017 (i.e., effective January 1, 2017).
TBA
Albuquerque
2017 Recertification Clinic - Early December (?)
 
Completed Clinics

(For Calendar Year 2017 Registrations)
Jun 4
Albuquerque

DONE!
Assignor Clinic - 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM
  Hyatt Regency Albuquerque
  330 Tijeras Ave NW
  Albuquerque 87102
  Lead Instructor: Don Clark
  If you plan to attend, please pre-register at (www.nmsra.ezregister.com/17010/).
  Fees: $0 for Clinic / $15 for Certification ($15 total)

This clinic satisfies the certification requirements to become an USSF assignor. Completion of clinic results in certification as a Grade 8 assignor for the rest of calendar year 2016. An additional $15 fee if also registering for 2017. If paying by check, made payable to NMSRA please.
Jul 16
Albuquerque

DONE!
NEW Grade 8 Refeee Clinic - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  SRC Offices and Training Center
  (Clark Truck Equipment Company (Enter on South Side))
  501A Industrial NE
  Albuquerque 87107
  Instructors: Jeremy Vehar and Al Tillery
  Class size is limited: If you plan to attend, you MUST pre-register at (http://ezregister.com/events/17503/).
  Fees: $75 for Clinic and USSF Certification (Pre-paying online is preferred)

This clinic satisfies the certification requirements for NEW Grade 8 referees. Completion of clinic results in certification as a Grade 8 for the remainder of calendar year 2016 and all of 2017. For EXISTING 2016 Grade 9 referees, this clinic will allow you to upgrade from Grade 9 to Grade 8 for 2016 and 2017. Please make checks payable to NMSRA.
Jul 23
Gallup

DONE!
NEW Grade 9 Refeee Clinic - 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  El Buen Pastor Baptist Church
  610 N 4th St
  Gallup 87301
  Lead Instructor: John Risley
  Class size is limited: If you plan to attend, you MUST pre-register at (http://ezregister.com/events/17502/).
  Fees: $45 for USSF Certification (Pre-paying online is preferred); the league is paying for the instructor and clinic fees.

This clinic satisfies the certification requirements for NEW Grade 9 referees. Completion of clinic results in certification as a Grade 9 for the remainder of calendar year 2016 and all of 2017. Please make checks payable to NMSRA.
Jul 30
Alamogordo

DONE!
NEW Grade 8/Bridge/Recertification Refeee Clinic - 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
  Alamogordo Home Care & Hospice
  1859 Indian Wells
  Alamogordo 88310
  Lead Instructor: Nigel Holman
  Class size is limited: If you plan to attend, you MUST pre-register at (http://ezregister.com/events/17816/).
  Fees: $45 for USSF Certification (Clinic fee is separate and covered by Alamogordo Soccer League). (Pre-paying online is preferred)

This clinic satisfies the certification requirements for NEW Grade 8 referees. Completion of clinic results in certification as a Grade 8 for the remainder of calendar year 2016 and all of 2017. For EXISTING 2016 Grade 9 referees, this clinic will allow you to upgrade from Grade 9 to Grade 8 for 2016 and 2017. Recertifying (EXISTING 2016) referees should be there by 3:00 PM. If you were previously certified, but not for 2016, your certification will not be effective until January 1, 2017. Please make checks payable to NMSRA.
Aug 6
Farmington

DONE!
Grade 9 & Recert Clinic - 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
  San Juan College Student Center - Room 1614
  4601 College Blvd
  Farmington 87402
  Lead Instructor: Andy Robertson
  Class size is limited: If you plan to attend, you MUST pre-register at (http://ezregister.com/events/17507/).
  Fees: $45 for USSF Certification (Clinic fee is separate)

This clinic satisfies the certification requirements for NEW Grade 9 referees. Completion of clinic results in certification as a Grade 9 for the remainder of calendar year 2016 and all of 2017. Recertifying (EXISTING 2016) referees should be there by 3:00 PM. If you were previously certified, but not for 2016, your certification will not be effective until January 1, 2017. Please make checks payable to NMSRA.
Aug 7
Albuquerque

DONE!
NEW Grade 8 Refeee Clinic - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  SRC Offices and Training Center
  (Clark Truck Equipment Company (Enter on South Side))
  501A Industrial NE
  Albuquerque 87107
  Lead Instructor: Chris Frazier
  Class size is limited: If you plan to attend, you MUST pre-register at (http://ezregister.com/events/17504/).
  Fees: $75 for Clinic and USSF Certification (Pre-paying online is preferred)

This clinic satisfies the certification requirements for NEW Grade 8 referees. Completion of clinic results in certification as a Grade 8 for the remainder of calendar year 2016 and all of 2017. For EXISTING 2016 Grade 9 referees, this clinic will allow you to upgrade from Grade 9 to Grade 8 for 2016 and 2017. Please make checks payable to NMSRA.
Aug 13
Albuquerque

DONE!
2017 Statewide Annual Recertification Clinic - 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  For Grades 9/8/7 Referees.
  Instructors, Assessors, and State Referees are welcome.
  Manzano High School PAC
  12200 Lomas Blvd NE
  Albuquerque 87112
  Lead Instructor: Thomas Bobadilla
  Written testing and registration after the clinic.
  Click here for USSF registration fees (cash or check made payable to NMSRA only).

This clinic satisfies the annual recertification clinic requirements for EXISTING referees grade 9,8,7, to be certified for the calendar year 2016. Certification of NEW referees, those currently not 2016-certified, and upgrades are not possible at this clinic. No pre-registration is required.
Aug 14
Albuquerque
2017 Recertification Fitness Exam - 8:00 AM PROMPTLY!
  CANCELED, will be rescheduled later
  Albuquerque 87108
  Contact: Al Tillery

This fitness test is required for all Grade 6 referees and upgrade candidates; it is encouraged for Grade 7 referees.
Aug 14
Albuquerque

DONE!
2017 Statewide In-Service Clinic/Training - 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  For Instructors, Assessors, and State Referees ONLY.
  SRC Offices and Training Center
  (Clark Truck Equipment Company (Enter on South Side))
  501A Industrial NE
  Albuquerque 87107
  Lead Instructor: Thomas Bobadilla
  Written testing and registration after the clinic.
  Click here for USSF registration fees (cash or check made payable to NMSRA only).

This clinic satisfies the annual recertification clinic requirements for EXISTING assessors, instructors, and advanced referees, to be certified for the calendar year 2017. Certification of NEW referees, those currently not 2016-certified, and upgrades are not possible at this clinic. No pre-registration is required.
Aug 20
Albuquerque

DONE!
NEW Grade 8 Refeee Clinic - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  SRC Offices and Training Center
  (Clark Truck Equipment Company (Enter on South Side))
  501A Industrial NE
  Albuquerque 87107
  Lead Instructor: Gary Bauerschmidt
  Class size is limited: If you plan to attend, you MUST pre-register at (http://ezregister.com/events/17505/).
  Fees: $75 for Clinic and USSF Certification (Pre-paying online is preferred)

This clinic satisfies the certification requirements for NEW Grade 8 referees. Completion of clinic results in certification as a Grade 8 for the remainder of calendar year 2016 and all of 2017. For EXISTING 2016 Grade 9 referees, this clinic will allow you to upgrade from Grade 9 to Grade 8 for 2016 and 2017. Please make checks payable to NMSRA.
Aug 20
Artesia

DONE!
Grade 9 & Recert Clinic - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  Artesia Chamber of Commerce
  107 N. 1st St
  Artesia 88211
  Lead Instructor: Frank Foreback
  Class size is limited: If you plan to attend, you MUST pre-register at (http://ezregister.com/events/17898/).
  Fees: $45 for USSF Certification (Clinic fee is separate and covered by AYSA). Please bring a lunch/snacks/drinks, and pen or pencil.

This clinic satisfies the certification requirements for NEW Grade 9 referees. Completion of clinic results in certification as a Grade 9 for the remainder of calendar year 2016 and all of 2017. Recertifying (EXISTING 2016) referees should be there by 3:00 PM. If you were previously certified, but not for 2016, your certification will not be effective until January 1, 2017. Please make checks payable to NMSRA.
Aug 20
Los Alamos

DONE!
NEW Grade 9 Refeee Clinic - 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
  Los Alamos Chamber of Commerce
  109 Central Park Square
  Los Alamos 87544
  Lead Instructor: Kim Thomas (kksbthomas@earthlink.net)
  Class size is limited: If you plan to attend, you MUST pre-register at (http://ezregister.com/events/17508/).
  Fees: $100 for Clinic and USSF Certification (Pre-paying online is preferred)

This clinic satisfies the certification requirements for NEW Grade 9 referees. Completion of clinic results in certification as a Grade 9 for the remainder of calendar year 2016 and all of 2017. Please make checks payable to NMSRA.
Aug 21
Clovis

DONE!
Grade 9 & Recert Clinic - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  Clovis Youth Soccer Association
  1200 N. Norris St
  Clovis 88101
  Lead Instructor: Mark Merritt
  Class size is limited: If you plan to attend, you MUST pre-register at (http://ezregister.com/events/17246/).
  Fees: $45 for USSF Certification (Clinic fee is separate and covered by CYSA). Also, please note that lunch will be provided by CYSA!

This clinic satisfies the certification requirements for NEW Grade 9 referees. Completion of clinic results in certification as a Grade 9 for the remainder of calendar year 2016 and all of 2017. Recertifying (EXISTING 2016) referees should be there by 3:00 PM. If you were previously certified, but not for 2016, your certification will not be effective until January 1, 2017. Please make checks payable to NMSRA.
Aug 25
Albuquerque

DONE!
2017 Recertification Fitness Exam - 6:00 PM PROMPTLY!
  Desert Ridge Middle School
  8400 Barstow St NE
  Albuquerque 87122
  Contact: Al Tillery

This fitness test is required for all Grade 6 referees and upgrade candidates; it is encouraged for Grade 7 referees.
Sep 8 & 10
Las Cruces

DONE!
Grade 8 Clinic - Thursday (6:30 PM - 9:00 PM) and Saturday (8:00 AM - 10:30 AM) and Field Session immediately after
  NMSU Gerald Thomas Hall - Room 200
  900 College Dr.
  Las Cruces 88001
  Lead Instructor: TBA
  Class size is limited: If you plan to attend, you MUST pre-register at (http://ezregister.com/events/18062/). This is a split time clinic, including classroom time and field time as an assistant referee on an actual game. You must attend both classroom sessions and the field session.
  Fees: $75 for Clinic and USSF Certification (Pre-paying online is preferred). Please bring a lunch/snacks/drinks, a whistle, and pen or pencil.

This clinic satisfies the certification requirements for NEW Grade 8 referees. Completion of clinic results in certification as a Grade 8 for the remainder of calendar year 2016 and all of 2017. Please make checks payable to NMSRA.
Sep 10
Hobbs

DONE!
Grade 9 & Recert Clinic - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  Murray Elementary School
  500 N. Dal Paso St
  Hobbs 88240
  Lead Instructor: Frank Foreback
  Class size is limited: If you plan to attend, you MUST pre-register at (http://ezregister.com/events/17896/).
  Fees: $45 for USSF Certification (Clinic fee is separate). Please bring a lunch/snacks/drinks, and pen or pencil.

This clinic satisfies the certification requirements for NEW Grade 9 referees. Completion of clinic results in certification as a Grade 9 for the remainder of calendar year 2016 and all of 2017. Recertifying (EXISTING 2016) referees should be there by 3:00 PM. If you were previously certified, but not for 2016, your certification will not be effective until January 1, 2017. Please make checks payable to NMSRA.
Sep 11
Albuquerque

DONE!
NEW Grade 8 Refeee Clinic - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  SRC Offices and Training Center
  (Clark Truck Equipment Company (Enter on South Side))
  501A Industrial NE
  Albuquerque 87107
  Lead Instructor: Gary Randall
  Class size is limited: If you plan to attend, you MUST pre-register at (http://ezregister.com/events/17506/).
  Fees: $75 for Clinic and USSF Certification (Pre-paying online is preferred)

This clinic satisfies the certification requirements for NEW Grade 8 referees. Completion of clinic results in certification as a Grade 8 for the remainder of calendar year 2016 and all of 2017. For EXISTING 2016 Grade 9 referees, this clinic will allow you to upgrade from Grade 9 to Grade 8 for 2016 and 2017. Please make checks payable to NMSRA.

To have your referee clinic(s) included on this page, please e-mail specifics to PaulQuan.