Frequently Asked Questions

What is the Professional Soccer Referees Association?
The Professional Soccer Referees Association in a non-profit organization of members that seeks to represent and improve the working conditions for professional soccer referees working in the professional soccer leagues of the United States and Canada.

Is the PSRA affiliated with US Soccer or the Canadian Soccer Association?
No.  The PSRA operates independently of both US Soccer and CSA.

How can I join the PSRA?
Currently membership is open only to those individuals designated by US Soccer or CSA as “Professional National Referees.”  This includes FIFA Referees and Assistant Referees.

Who is “in charge” of the PSRA?
The day-to-day operations of the PSRA are handled by a Board of Directors elected by the membership of the Association.  Information about the membership of the Board of Directors can be found on the About Us page of this web site.