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Referee Training Classes


 

REFEREE TRAINING CLASSES


Referee Training Classes are offered through AYSOU.  

Sign up today for courses at AYSOU.org 
and use your regular AYSO18 Username / Password.

If you have any difficulty using AYSOU.org, please make sure you review our AYSOU Instructions.

Specific location details for each class are available on AYSOU.  If you click on the course you registered for, the Advanced Settings will provide a detailed description, explain more about the class and give you an exact location.  When you register for the class, there is a button to add the class to your calendar. 


Certification Requirements

All Referee volunteers must complete AYSO’s Safe Haven course and a Concussion Awareness course prior to being certified.  These courses can be taken online at AYSOU.org and it strongly suggested they be completed prior to taking the Referee training class.

In Addition, Referee Volunteers must complete the Certification Class that corresponds with the Division where they would like to Referee.  Please see the list of selected locally offered classes below.  A complete list of classes is available on AYSOU. 

8U Official
Successful completion of the 8U Official course makes the participant eligible to Referee 8U matches and below. 

Specific location details for each class are available on AYSOU.  Be sure to click on the class name on AYSOU to show the details.

 

8U Official

 

 

 

Day

Date

Start

Finish

Location

Wednesday March 11 6:30 pm 8:30 pmJasper Elementary School
6881 Jasper Street
Rancho Cucamonga
 Wednesday March 25 6:30 pm 8:30 pm8628 Utica Avenue
Rancho Cucamonga


Regional Referee

Successful completion of the Regional Referee course makes the participant eligible to Referee 10U matches and below.  There are 3 Options to complete your Regional Referee/10U requirement.  Option 1 is entirely In Person, Option 2 is half Online, half In Person and Option 3 is entirely In Person but requires prior completion of the 8U Official class. 

Option 1: Complete the In-Person Regional Referee Class.  This is typically a full-day course, although exact hours will vary.

Option 2: Complete the Online Regional Referee Class first AND then complete the Regional Referee Online Companion Course.  The Online Companion Course is an in-person class that is typically a half day or evening.  The Online Regional Referee Class must be completed before attending the Online Companion Course. 

Option 3: This is an upgrade class for those who were previously certified as an 8U Official.  The class will focus on differences between 8U and 10U games, primarily Offside and Fouls & Misconduct. 

Option 1: Regional Referee Course
This course is completed entirely in person. There are no prerequisites.

Specific location details for each class are available on AYSOU.  Be sure to click on the class name on AYSOU to show the details.

 

Regional Referee Course

Day

Date

Start

Finish

Location

Saturday

February 22 8:00 am4:00 pmMcAuiffe Middle School
4112 Cerritos Avenue
Los Alamitos
 SaturdayFebruary 29  8:00 am5:00 pm Fountain Valley HS
17816 Bushard Street
Fountain Valley
 SundayMarch 1  8:00 am5:00 pm Fountain Valley HS
17816 Bushard Street
Fountain Valley

 

Option 2: Regional Referee Online Companion Course
This course is completed half on-line and half in-person.  As a prerequisite, you MUST complete the Online Regional Referee Course first. 


Specific location details for each class are available on AYSOU.  Be sure to click on the class name on AYSOU and “Advanced Settings” to show the details.

Regional Referee Online Companion Course

Day

Date

Start

Finish

Location

Friday

February 28

6:00 pm

10:00 pm

St. Maria Goretti
Elementary School Gym,
3950 Palo Verde Ave.,
Long Beach

 MondayMarch 2 6:00 pm9:00 pmSports Complex Snackbar,
2750 Fairview Rd.,
Costa Mesa

Wednesday

March 4

7:00 pm

8:30 pm

Sunrise Room at Joslyn Community Center,
1601 N. Valley Drive,
Manhattan Beach

 TuesdayMarch 10  6:00 pm9:00 pmSports Complex Snackbar,
2750 Fairview Rd.,
Costa Mesa
 ThursdayMarch 126:00 pm9:00 pm TBD
Rancho Cucamonga
 ThursdayMarch 266:00 pm9:00 pm8628 Utica Avenue
Rancho Cucamonga 

 

Option 3: 8U Official to Regional Referee Upgrade Course
This course is for those individuals who have previously been certified as an AYSO 8U official and are looking to Referee 10U games.  8U Official Certification is a prerequisite for this course. 

 

8U Official to Regional Referee Upgrade Course

Day

Date

Start

Finish

Location

No classes currently scheduled
   


Intermediate Referee Course

Successful completion of the Intermediate Referee course makes the participant eligible to Referee 12U matches and below.  Regional Referee Certification is a prerequisite for this course.

Intermediate Referee Course

Day

Date

Start

Finish

Location

 Friday
and
Saturday
 February 21

February 22
 5:00 pm

8:00 am
9:00 pm

5:00 pm
College Estates Park,
808 Stevely Avenue,
Long Beach

Wednesday
and
Sunday

February 12
and
February 23

6:00 pm

8:00 am

9:30 pm

5:00 pm

Peninsula High School,
27118 Silver Spur,
Rolling Hills Estates

Thursday
and
Sunday

February 13
and
February 23

6:00 pm

8:00 am

9:30 pm

5:00 pm

Peninsula High School, 27118 Silver Spur,
Rolling Hills Estates

 Saturday February 22 8:00 am 6:00 pmMcAuiffe Middle School
4112 Cerritos Avenue
Los Alamitos
 SaturdayFebruary 29 8:00 am5:00 pmFountain Valley HS
17816 Bushard Street
Fountain Valley
 SundayMarch 88:00 am 5:00 pmDowney


Advanced Referee Course

Successful completion of the Advanced Referee course makes the participant eligible to Referee 14U matches and below.  Intermediate Referee Certification is a prerequisite for this course.

Advanced Referee Course

Day

Date

Start

Finish

Location

Saturday
and
Sunday

February 29

March 1

8:00 am

 
8:00 am

5:00 pm

5:00 pm

Fountain Valley HS,
17816 Bushard St.,
Fountain Valley

 

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