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Referees are of course the lifeblood of any tournament. At Schwan's USA CUP, we attract referees from over 10 countries and 30 U.S. states who help officiate the thousands of games that take place during the tournament week. The advantage of refereeing at Schwan's USA CUP is that all games are played in one location.

All referee information concerning Schwan's USA CUP can be found in the soccer referee section of the National Sports Center website.

Apply to become a referee at the greatest international youth soccer tournament in the United States! Schwan's USA CUP uses gameofficials.net for referee assigning. Apply now »

Use the documents below to help with the registration process if needed.

Required Forms
Download our W9 Form and learn how to sign your liability waiver online. 
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International Referees
Referees from outside the United States will want to visit this page on the National Sports Center website to learn about who to contact, depending on the country where you are from.Learn more »

Important Dates
Deadlines and important dates for all National Sports Center soccer tournaments. 
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Find out the referee compensation per game for all National Sports Center soccer tournaments. 
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There is limited lodging options on the National Sports Center campus as well as hotels within a short distance of the NSC. Learn more »

Schwan's USA CUP does provide airport shuttles for referees staying in the National Sports Center and for some referee activities. Learn more »

Learn the rules of competition for this event. Learn more »  

Referee Contact

Kelli Goodrich

Referee Coordinator

Phone: 763.717.3242 Fx: 763.785.5699

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