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Interested in Refereeing and Officiating?

How to Apply

  • Attend one officials/referee clinics for training and re-certification. Training will consist of a 45 minute classroom tutorial and a 30 minute training on the court/field.
    • Clinics are held every semester.
    • Attending the clinics is essential for training and hiring.
  • Application and other financial paperwork is completed at the classroom clinics.


  • No previous experience necessary.
  • Must be currently enrolled as a full-time student at USC.
  • Officials must complete the officials test for their respective sports during the classroom clinic. Tests will take place in the Lyon Center. Passing score is 80% (or better). Should this standard not be met on the first try, a re-test can be scheduled.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Attire should be clean, neat, and professional. Black shorts or pants, black socks, black shoes, whistle and official jersey provided.
  • General knowledge of the sport. Intramural rules for officiated sports are available online
  • Responsible for the overall administration of a match or competition.
  • Additional responsibility and projects may be assigned by the Assistant Director for Intramurals and Club Sports, Graduate Assistants, and/or Program Coordinators.

Further Information

  • Starting at $10.00, with ability for raises
  • Flexible Hours, mostly evenings and weekends
  • Pick your availability
  • Pay increase available for certified referees