New officials are expected to attend 6 hours of classroom training as well as 3 hours of field training to enforce the techniques learned in the classroom. If you are interested in signing up for training as a new referee, click here to provide detailed information in our sign up form.
Experienced High School officials are expected to annually attend 3 hours of classroom training as well as 3 hours of field training.
Please see the following dates/times & venues for 2017 spring and summer officials training & training fees associated with training.
Beginner Classroom Training Sessions (MSHSL)
February 27: 6:00 - 9:00 PM, Tartan High School (this is intended for those who have at least one year of experience; at any level).
March 24: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM, Holy Angels High School, Room 2490
April 3: 6:00 - 9:00 PM; Minnetonka High School, Lower level team room (enter school at door labeled "34W"). MUST ATTEND April 5th session as well.
April 5: 6:00 - 9:00 PM; Minnetonka High School, Lower level team room (enter school at door labeled "34W"). MUST ATTEND April 3rd session as well.
Advanced High School Classroom Training Sessions (MSHSL)
February 27: 6:00 - 9:00 PM, Tartan High School
April 4: 6:00 - 9:00 PM, Benilde-St. Margaret's School (after required spring meeting)
Field Training Sessions:
High School Umpires:
SAVE THESE DATES:
April 7, April 10, and April 11
Classroom (if needed, must attend both):
Field Training (required, select a time that works best for you):
Officials Training and Cost Information
All officials, including those at the youth level need to be members of US Lacrosse. Youth level officials pay $30 for MLUA dues which includes classroom & field session training.
Also available to any official for $20 (about a $30 value) is a “Starter Kit” which includes a florescent yellow “REF” t-shirt, rulebook & reffing gear (Warning cards, yellow flag, whistle, pencil, scorecard & flipping coin).
Please bring a $30 (or $50 to include the starter kit) check made out to “MLUA” with you to the training session.
High School and College officials can see the cost of MLUA dues here: MLUA Member Info. This takes you directly to the MLUA Dues, Policies & Procedures page of this website.
New Officials Training Sign-up Link
Please fill out our online training link located here so we have initial contact information needed to run the training sessions. One of our Board members will be contacting you for verify your training commitments.