Thank you for your interest in being a youth soccer referee. The sport couldn’t happen without people like YOU!

Becoming a youth soccer referee is a great way to gain a better understanding of the game, a way to give back to the game, and you’ll help area youth grow in their love of the game.

Marshalltown Area Soccer Club’s goal is to create a passion for the game, while building character on and off the field. We serve all skill levels and help develop players for the next level. We’re also doing a lot of cool things to make Marshalltown a destination club for Central Iowa!

All members and representatives of MASC are expected to act with inclusivity, integrity, unity, and respect.

Referee Programs:

  • Developmental Referee Program: This is available for 10-12 year olds looking to get more involved in the game of soccer and begin on their referee journey.
    • U6 & U8 Age Groups
  • Certified Referees: Certified referees are required on travel-level games. Must be at least 13 year olds to certify.
    • Age Groups U10 & Up
    • Background Check required for referees over the age of 18.
    • Travel Games use a 3-man referee team: A Center and Two Assistant Referees

Benefits of Refereeing for MASC

  • Full reimbursement of certification and recertification fees
  • $50 Uniform Kit Reimbursement
  • Flexible Schedule
  • Competitive Compensation


Reach out to for additional information. 

Getting Started as a Referee

Get Certified or Recertified: U.S. Soccer Learning Center

Referee Uniforms: Official Sports

Additional Resources:

Iowa Soccer Association Referee Committee

Iowa Referees