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Referee Training

Volunteer to serve as a referee for our upcoming playing year known officially as MY 2019 as our year, similar to your child’s school year, begins in September of 2019.
In AYSO we need referees to officiate our 10U and higher division games on Saturdays.
As a new referee, our goal is to prepare you to serve as both assistant and center referees for your child’s game.We hope you will enjoy this activity and pitch in with another game on Saturdays.
The Referee role in AYSO will accommodate YOUR schedule; there may be a some game days you are away or working or  for whatever reason you cannot be at our fields that Saturday. But our hope is you will so enjoy your new skills that we will see you more weeks than not.

In order to referee you do need to complete some training.
There are two online courses you will do on your own time and then a four hour companion live class held in our regional office.
The online courses are found on AYSOU. You will log in with the same login name and password you used on our Region 418 website to register as a volunteer.
You will need to complete the online AYSO'S SAFE HAVEN course, CDC: Concussion Course, and the REGIONAL REFEREE COURSE, all found in the My Courses tab on the AYSOU site. 

After you have completed the online courses, you may take the on field Regional Referee Companion Course, which is free, but we ask you to register for the class at AYSOU in the In Person Training tab. 


These are Companion Completion classes:
The prerequisites to attending either are:

1) Be registered as an AYSO volunteer in your account on the Region 418 website.

2)Complete the two online self study courses found in AYSOU: 
The Regional Referee Course, found in the ecommerce tab on the AYSOU website
AYSO’s Safe Haven, found in the My Courses tab on the AYSOU website

3) Register, via AYSOU for In Person Regional Referee Course

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