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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

Tuesday

September 10

6:00 pm

9:00 pm

Palos Verdes

Wednesday

September 11

6:00 pm

9:00 pm

Huntington Beach

Thursday

September 12

6:00 pm

9:00 pm

Huntington Beach

Saturday

September 14

8:00 am

10:00 am

Joslyn Community Center, 1601 N. Valley Drive, Manhattan Beach

Sunday

September 15

1:00 pm

4:00 pm

Palos Verdes

Wednesday

September 18

6:00 pm

9:00 pm

Palos Verdes


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

Tuesday

September 3

5:00 pm

9:00 pm

La Habra Community Center, 101 W. La Habra Blvd, La Habra

Wednesday

September 4

5:30 pm

9:30 pm

Providencia Elementary School, 1919 N. Ontario St., Burbank

Wed and Thurs

Sept 18 and 19

6:00 pm

9:30 pm

Knight's of Columbus Hall 214 Ave I, Redondo Beach

Thursday

September 19

6:00 pm

10:00 pm

Culver City

Sunday

September 22

3:00 pm

9:00 pm

Santa Monica

Sunday

October 20

8:00 am

4:30 pm

Long Beach

 

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 AYSOY and “Advanced Settings” to show the details.

Regional Referee Online Companion Course

Day

Date

Start

Finish

Location

Tuesday

September 10

6:00 pm

9:00 pm

Torrance

Wednesday

September 11

6:30 pm

9:00 pm

Marine Avenue Park, 1625 Marine Avenue, Manhattan Beach (parking is limited)

Friday

September 13

5:30 pm

9:30 pm

El Segundo

Saturday

September 14

2:00 pm

5:00 pm

Torrance Airport Community Room, 3301 Airport Dr, Torrance

Saturday

September 14

1:30 pm

5:30 pm

Victor Elementary School Cafeteria, Torrance

Saturday

September 14

5:00 pm

9:00 pm

Westchester

Sunday

September 15

8:00 am

11:30 am

Palos Verdes

Tuesday

September 17

6:00 pm

9:00 pm

Marine Avenue Park, 1625 Marine Avenue, Manhattan Beach (parking is limited)

Friday

October 4

5:30 pm

9:30 pm

El Segundo

 

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 further classes currently scheduled in the nearby area.


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

August 31 and

September 1

8:30 am

12:30 pm

1:30 pm

5:00 pm

St. Lawrence Martyr Church, 1940 South Prospect Ave., Redondo


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

No further classes currently scheduled in the nearby area.




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