Recertification clinics for 2019 are usually open for signing up in mid December of 2018, I will send an email to everyone with a heads up...for the ones that I will scheduled in Palatine for Mid-February. Note...Clinics taken after August 2018 are good for the current year, . Celtic will "POST" the dates of , sometime in December, which traditionally are scheduled to take place in February.
The USSF has no minimum age requirement. However, in Illinois you must be at least 12 years of age to obtain a work permit for youth sporting events. Palatine Celtic SC has a minimum age of 14 to referee games (park distric rules).