Can I get clarification for an ongoing question
Assuming a game is with U15 Players, and the referee is a Grade 8
What is the minimum age requirement for the Center Referee and AR’s?
Where can I find this information in the rules book?
USSF answer (June 30, 2009):
The USSF Referee Administrative Handbook tells us this: There is no minimum age requirement for referees and assistant referees. State associations may set the minimum ages for games played under their jurisdiction.
A rule of thumb is that the referee should be at least one year older than the players he or she referees, but it is not a requirement and you will not find it in any rule book that we are aware of.