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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

No classes currently scheduled in Southern CA   


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

January 4

8:00 am

5:30 pm

Arcadia

 

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

Saturday

January 4

10:00 am

3:00 pm

Arcadia

Wednesday

January 8

6:00 pm

9:30 pm

Palos Verdes

 

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

 SaturdayJanuary 4 9:00 am 3:00 pm Arcadia


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

 Saturday
and
Sunday
January 4

January 5
 8:30 am

8:30 am
5:30 pm

3:00 pm
 Arcadia

Wednesday

and

Sunday

February 12

and

February 23

6:00 pm

 

8:00 am

9:30 pm

 

5:00 pm

Rolling Hills Estates

Thursday

and

Sunday

February 13

and

February 23

6:00 pm

 

8:00 am

9:30 pm

 

5:00 pm

Rolling Hills Estates


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

January 4

 

January 5

9:00 am

 

9:00 am

6:00 pm

 

3:30 pm

Arcadia

 

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