New Registration Process

As of 1 July 2015, we will be registering with USSF and doing background checks using the Arbiter Sports Registration system. You WILL NOT use the USSOCCER Registration system. This means you only need to go to one location to register and pay for USSF as well as submitting your information for a background check.

To do this, log into Arbiter Sports as you would normally as an official. Click ALYS CENTRAL HUB tab in the upper right. Then click the Registration Tab on the black line. Make sure you select the correct registration. ONLY brand new officials who have NEVER registered before should use the New Officials registration link. All others will use the link for their appropriate grade.

If you are an Assignor, Assessor, or Instructor you will have to register for each one individually, according to your USSF Grade.

Once you have selected your registration grade complete, at a minimum, all required input and then at the end pay your registration fee. This will be done annually.

Latest News/Upcoming Events

Our Summer Newsletter has been published.

The combined 2016 Instructor and Assessor recertification clinic will be held in Birmingham on July 25th starting at 8:00AM. Click on the Clinics menu item for more info

Congratulations to Rebecca Sloan and Justin Presor for being selected Alabama's 2015 Female and Male Youth Referee of the year.

Check out our latest Spring and Summer Newsletter (click on Newsletter)


FIFA Referee Christina Unkel and MLS Referee Ted Unkel with Bill at State Referee Clinic (Jan 11, 2015)

Old News

Check out the Winter News Letter, it has some valuable information


For the 2015 registration year all National Candidates and National Officials will be selected directly by the U.S. Soccer Referee Selection Panel. National Candidates, tracked as Referees and Assistant Referees, will be designated as Grade 5 National Candidates for 2015. National Officials, also tracked as Referees and Assistant Referees, will be designated as Grade 4 National Officials for 2015.

The 2015 selection and certification process will be processed in two phases, beginning with the administrative requirements. The window for completing the administrative requirements will open on Sept. 1 and close on Nov. 30. The National Candidate and National Official 2015 Certification Instructions document contains detailed steps that an official will need to complete.

If you are planning to apply to be a Grade 5 National Candidate or Grade 4 National Official for 2015, please carefully review this document. Any questions regarding the registration process in Salesforce can be directed to Rachel Lawrence. Other questions regarding the National Candidate and National Official 2015 Certification can be directed to Katie Bosley.




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