Gear Review: Referee Jerseys Ratings Summary

We’ve reviewed referee jersey offerings from OSI, Score, and Kwik Goal, and have summarized the results in the following table.  More manufacturers will be added as reviews are completed.

OSI Pro Score Pro Elite Kwik Goal Premier OSI Economy
Ranking 1 2 3 4
Referee Recommended Yes Yes Yes No
Price (s/s, Red, XL)1 $47 $28 $21 $25
Color Match2 Gold TBT3 Yes Yes
Red No TBT Yes
Black TBT Yes Yes
Blue TBT TBT Yes
Green TBT No Yes
Pocket Flaps Yes Yes Yes No
USSF Referee Program Logo Yes No No Yes
Manufacturer Logo Type Screen Screen Embroidered Screen
Logo Location Right Pocket Flap Right Pocket Flap Right Sleeve Right Pocket
Placket Color Black Same as shirt Same as shirt Black
Placket Interfacing Yes Yes No No
Number of Buttons 2 2 2 None; V-Neck
Cut/Fit Full Athletic Full Full
Tag/Tagless Tag Tagless Tagless Tag
Pen Channel No No Yes No
Badge Velcro Included No Yes Yes No
Material 100% Polyester 100% Polyester 100% Polyester 100% Polyester
Construction Quality Best Good Good Good
Care Cool wash with like colors, tumble dry low Cold wash with like colors, tumble dry low Cold wash, gentle cycle, tumble dry low Cool wash with like colors, tumble dry low
Made In Honduras Mexico, of USA materials Taiwan Honduras
Manufacturer is USSF Technical Partner Yes No Yes Yes
Link to Full Review  Full Review  Full Review  Full Review  None
Online Availability officialsports.com refereestore.com, others amazon.com, others officialsports.com

Color Match assumes OSI Pro jersey colors are the reference standard.  Prices checked online on 22 December 2012 at the websites listed under “Online Availability”. Shipping costs are not included.

Notes:

  1. Prices checked online on 22 December 2012 at the websites listed under ‘Online Availability’. Shipping is not included.
  2. Color Match assumes OSI Pro jersey colors are the reference standard
  3. TBT = To Be Tested
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