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Referee for PVU

PVU partners with MAT Assigning to secure referees for all PVU home games.

Questions or want to be added to the pool of officials? Reach out to

If you are a: 

  • youth player wanting to grow your knowledge of the game (must be 13 years old)

  • soccer enthusiast with an interest to impact the game 

  • parent of a soccer player and want to support youth soccer in a new, active way 

  • collaborative, open-minded individual who is motivated to actively improve your skills 

  • natural leader wanting to apply your abilities to the great game

Become a referee – don’t delay!

  • Flexible, work-as-much-or-as-little as you would like.

  • Earn good money being around the sport you love.

  • Learn time management, communication, life skills.

  • Referee with your kids! This is a great family activity!

Guides to Certification

New Referee

Returning Referee

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. How old to I need to be to be a certified referee?

A. All referee certification is organized by the Minnesota State Referee Committee. U.S. Soccer Policy is that the certification is open to those 13 years of age or older at the time of creating an account.


Q. I am certified. Now what?

A. You will want to reach out to Tyler at to introduce yourself. From there, Tyler will send you a link to be added to the MAT Assigning software, Notch.


Q. How do I get assigned games?

A. There are multiple methods to receiving game assignments: setting your availability and waiting for assignment based on that availability, requesting games, or responding to an email with open games listed.


Q. How much will I earn?

A. Referees earn anywhere between $25 and $90, dependent on age, level and position (either center referee or assistant referee).



Q. How often am I paid?

A. You will be paid for your work VERY FAST! Work a game, submit a game report, wait for approval (usually same day) and your funds will be transferred to your Notch wallet for disbursement to your bank account.


Q. Who decides when, where, or how much I work?

A. You! One benefit to this job is that you get to work when you want, where you want as often as you want.


Q. I have other questions. Who can I contact?

A. We want to answer your questions. Please reach out to and we’ll get back to you quickly.

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