REFEREE CLASSES
HELD IN OR NEAR AYSO REGION 18

The Region will train you and provide your referee equipment and uniform.  Anyone 12 years of age and older is eligible to become a Regional Referee.   We also have a growing Youth Referee Program specifically tailored for referees under 18 years of age.

 

STEP ONE:  APPLY AS AN AYSO VOLUNTEER

Help us prepare for the Spring 2016 soccer season by going to eAYSO.org and complete your new Volunteer Form today.  Here's how.   AYSO volunteers are required to re-register as a volunteer every year (the year being May to May).

Before enrolling in a specific course, you must complete a Volunteer Form and the Safe Haven online training.  If you have not done so, please click here to complete this step. 

STEP TWO:  REGISTER FOR A SPECIFIC COURSE ON EAYSO.

Basic Referee Courses

These live classroom courses are taught by trained and certified Referee Instructors and offer the best training available tailored for the youth game.  

Saturday, September 3 from 8:00am to 1:30pm  *** YOUTH ONLY ***
Joslyn Community Center, 1601 No. Valley Drive, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
Roster Number:  201603231

Please click eAYSO.org for details.

Basic Referee ONLINE Companion Courses

Our Basic Referee Online Companion Course is the fastest route to certification as a referee; half of the course is completed online at your leisure prior to attending the live class.  These courses are designed to get you out on the field as easily and quickly as possible.  If flexibility is important to your schedule, this course is perfect for you.  You must complete the online portion of the course before attending an Online Companion Course.

Saturday, August 27 from 8:00am to 1:00pm
Joslyn Community Center, 1601 No. Valley Drive, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
Roster Number:  201603229

Saturday, September 3 from 9:30am to 1:30pm
Joslyn Community Center, 1601 No. Valley Drive, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
Roster Number:  201603230

Tuesday, September 6 from 6:00pm to 10:00pm
Joslyn Community Center, 1601 No. Valley Drive, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
Roster Number:  201603232

Monday, September 12 from 6:00pm to 10:00pm
Joslyn Community Center, 1601 No. Valley Drive, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
Roster Number:  201603233

Wednesday, September 14 from 6:00pm to 10:00pm
Joslyn Community Center, 1601 No. Valley Drive, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
Roster Number:  201603234

Please click eAYSO.org for details.

Intermediate Referee Course

Saturday, August 27 from 8:00am to 6:00pm
Joslyn Community Center, 1601 No. Valley Drive, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
Roster Number:  201603522

Please click eAYSO.org for details.

Advanced Referee Course

Tuesday, October 4 from  6:30pm to 10:00pm, and Sunday, October 9 from 8:00am to 5:00pm (two day course)
Peninsula High School, Palos Verdes, 27118 Silver Spur Rd, Rolling Hills Estates, CA 90274
Roster Number:  201603708

Friday, October 7 from  6:30pm to 10:00pm, and Sunday, October 9 from 8:00am to 5:00pm (two day course)
Peninsula High School, Palos Verdes, 27118 Silver Spur Rd, Rolling Hills Estates, CA 90274
Roster Number:  201603705

[For the above Advanced Referee Courses, the first day of the courses are different, but the second day, October 9th, are the same.  This was done to accommodate students with weekday conflicts.]

Tuesday, October 18 from 6:30pm to 9:30pm, October 20 from 6:00pm to 9:00pm, October 25 from 6:30pm to 9:30pm and October 27 from 6:30pm to 9:30pm (four day course)
Marine Avenue Park Classroom, 1625 Marine Avenue, Manhattan Beach, CA  90266
Roster Number:  201605178

Please click eAYSO.org for details.

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Register for one of the courses listed above on eAYSO.  After logging in, select Signup / Course and search for the courses above in Section 1, Area D.  You may also search by the Roster Number listed above.

STEP THREE:  ATTEND YOUR CHOSEN COURSE

We look forward to meeting you at one of our scheduled classes!

If you have registered for the Basic Referee Online Companion Course, you must complete the online portion of the course before attending this class.  Please follow these instructions; if you have the e-mail from eAYSO with your AYSO ID, skip to the fourth task below.

1.      Login to eAYSO by clicking here.

2.      Locate your eAYSO ID in the list of active volunteers on the lower left.

3.      Write down the AYSO ID you see next to your name.

4.      Login to AYSO Online Training by clicking here.

5.      Enter your AYSO ID and last name in the appropriate fields and click Login.

6.      Select Course, such as Basic Referee Online Training.

7.      Enjoy your training course.

8.      Print your Basic Referee Online Course Certificate when you have completed the course.

9.      Bring your Course Certificate to the classroom session for which you registered.

The online course will take you about two hours to complete.  Note any questions you may have and bring them to the live Companion Course.

If you have questions about becoming a certified AYSO Referee, please email the AYSO Region 18 Director of Referee Instruction.