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Woodland Hills Youth Soccer Association (PA West)

Woodland Hills Youth Soccer Association (PA West)

Become a Referee

We are in desperate need of registered referees for all home games - Saturday and Sunday - but especially for our Sunday teen (U14-U19) games.

Calling All Referees!

PA West referee registration information. From PA West: Whether you’re a returning veteran referee, a referee with a year or two under your belt, or you want to become a referee…re-certification and entry-level courses are under way!   Referees can now start at 13 years old and adult referees are also needed!!  Perfect part time job, for teenagers, parents, and grandparents!  Help us to grow our referee base!

Interested in refereeing for WHYSA?

Please contact us at: [email protected]. See our U8 Referee Guidebook under Documentation for good resource on refereeing youth soccer.

How much can I earn refereeing for WHYSA?

Game rates vary depending upon the age group but referees can make $10 (U8) - $60 (U18/U19) per game. Contact us for specifics.

I'm not a registered referee now, but I want to become one. Where can I get more information?

Go to: The steps to becoming a soccer referee are outlined there.

Note: Step 5 is where you register to take a certification course. If you don’t follow the steps outlined by PA West you will not get your badge.

How old do I have to be?

You must be 13 years of age or older to become a referee.

What else do I need?

You'll need the referee uniform:

  • Yellow USSF shirt
  • All-black shorts with pockets - not player shorts
  • Two-striped black socks
  • Black shoes (do not have to be turf or cleated - up to you)


  • Watch with count-down/up timer
  • Whistle
  • Yellow and red cards


Woodland Hills Youth Soccer Association
10 Sylvan Road 
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 1522

Email: [email protected]

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