Referee FAQ

You must be at least 12 years of age and certified through the State Referee Association.
  1. Get certified.  For information on certification go to
  2. Fill out the Heartland Soccer referee availability form online at
  3. Print, fill out and turn in referee paperwork to the Heartland office located at

**Please note that USSF is the national referee certification organization and any correspondence that you receive from USSF or USSoccer is separate and independent from Heartland Soccer Association. To receive assignments from Heartland Soccer Association you must complete steps 1-3.

Heartland Soccer Association as a member of KSYSA, USYSA and US Soccer Federation is required to use only currently certified referees for all games scheduled through the referee assignor.
To become a certified referee, please use the following link:
The current Referee Assignor is Gordon Crape. He can be reached by email at [email protected].
Every referee that applies to work games for Heartland is assigned a unique number that will be associated with that person. This number is to be used on all Heartland game cards for identification.
The referee assignor has a list of referee ID numbers at the park. You can call us at (913) 888-8768 between the hours of 10am – 3pm or e-mail us at [email protected], and we can look it up for you.
You should receive an automated email on the Thursday before the pay date that gives you a detailed pay sheet. The email will come from [email protected]
You must work with the Heartland office regarding any pay issues. Field Managers and the Referee Assignor are not involved in handling referee pay. Email [email protected] if you have a referee pay problem.
You can submit comments at any time online under the ‘Contact > League Office’ tab. Click Here to be redirected to this page.
Every two weeks of league games scheduled. Pay dates are listed at
Call the Heartland Rainout line at 913-307-3684 or on the Field conditions page of this website.
The Heartland Referee Assignor will email you with your schedule.
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