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Referees

6U and VIP program:

  • The coaches usually manage the matches at these levels. Players learn the game and develop in a semi-competitive yet fun atmosphere.

Officials/Referees for 8U:

  • You must be at least 10 years old.
  • Register as a volunteer on Blue Sombrero at www.ayso166.org
  • Take the online AYSO Safe Haven course at aysou.org
  • Pass or have passed the 8U Official/Referee course–signup at aysou.org
    (You also may take the Regional Referee course instead.)

Referees for 10U and 12U:

  • You must be at least 12 years old.
  • Register as a volunteer on Blue Sombrero at www.ayso166.org
  • Take the online AYSO Safe Haven course at aysou.org
  • Pass or have passed the REGIONAL REFEREE course with a 75% or better on the written exam–signup at aysou.org

Referees for 14U:

  • You must be at least 14 years old.
  • Register as a volunteer on Blue Sombrero at www.ayso166.org
  • Take the online AYSO Safe Haven course at aysou.org
  • Pass or have passed the INTERMEDIATE REFEREE course with a 90% or better on the written exam–signup at aysou.org
  • Receive an official Referee Observation, have completed the Regional Referee course, and have refereed 25 matches as a center referee (with 5+ in 12U).

Referees for 16U and 18U:

  • You must be at least 16 years old.
  • Register as a volunteer on Blue Sombrero at www.ayso166.org
  • Take the online AYSO Safe Haven course at aysou.org
  • Pass or have passed the ADVANCED REFEREE course with a 90% or better on the written exam–signup at aysou.org
  • Pass the fitness test, complete both a referee and AR assessment, have completed the Intermediate Referee course, and have refereed 50 matches as a center referee (with 10+ in 14U) and 5+ matches as an AR in 14U.

 
For more information or questions regarding refereeing, please contact the Referee Administrator.