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Soccer Referees

Join over 1,000 soccer referees from 10 countries and over 30 states at America’s greatest soccer facility. See below for the list of tournaments and leagues open to your participation.

The National Sports Center uses to assign referees.

Join our GameOfficials Assigning Group

Join the NSC assigning group to your GameOfficials account by entering the group number and access code below:

All referees must visit our Required Forms page to download all forms required for payment.

Referees must arrive at least a half hour early to their first tournament assignment each day or games may be reassigned.

NSC Kick-Off Challenge

NSC Kick-Off Challenge is the showcase tournament to start spring with full-length games.  April 22-24, 2022.

NSC Spring Cup

NSC Spring Cup is the NSC's most popular early season outdoor tournament and draws teams from the Upper Midwest. April 29- May 1, 2022. 

NSC CUP Memorial Day Tournament

NSC CUP Memorial Day Tournament is the Midwest's premier Memorial Day tournament. May 28-29, 2022.

NSC All American Cup

The NSC All American Cup has an A and B flight that plays full-length games, both boys and girls. June 10-12, 2022.

USA CUP Weekend

A precursor to USA CUP, this shorter tournament is great for teams who want the huge, festival atmosphere, but can't commit to a longer tournament. USA CUP Weekend will be held July 14-16, 2023.


USA CUP is simply the largest and grandest youth soccer tournament in the United States. Over 1,000 teams from 15 countries and 15 U.S. states compete in this amazing tournament. July 18-22, 2023.

NSC Fall Cup

The NSC Fall Cup is open to all U9-U15 teams. Get ready for the indoor season with this awesome end of the season tournament.

Girls Weekend September 25-26, 2021
Boys Weekend October 2-3, 2021

Kick or Treat

Kick-or-Treat is the kickoff to the indoor season. Play three games in one day in this fun Halloween tournament.  October 26 - 31, 2021

5v5 Holiday Classic

The 5v5 Holiday Classic is an annual gathering over the holiday season. The relatives get a chance to see the kids play in this fun, family atmosphere. December 27, 2021-January 1, 2022.

NSC Youth Indoor Soccer Leagues

Referee in our action-packed indoor leagues from November until April. This 6v6 league will polish your skills when the Minnesota winters won’t allow you to be outside officiating in the sun. Age divisions range from U10 to U19. Join us on the artificial turf. 

MNUFC Adult Soccer Leagues

We offer adult indoor and outdoor soccer leagues throughout the year  The 6v6 sessions are played on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday nights in the fall, winter and spring.  The 11v11 summer league starts in early June and is played outdoors on Sunday evenings.

Todd Sauers

Referee Program Director

Phone: 763.785.5652

program sponsor