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2021 Referee Training Dates


New!  Zoom webinar on Updates to the Laws of the Games for 2021-22 (if you missed the returning ref nights) on 9/10/21 or 9/17/21 @ 6:30pm

Join Zoom Meeting 9/10/21:
Meeting ID: 826 3153 0538
Passcode: 012658


Join Zoom Meeting 9/17/21:
Meeting ID: 848 9212 6101
Passcode: 288111


Dates/Locations of Referee Trainings and Return Ref Nights 

Youth referees are most welcome! (Earn community service hrs for AGHS)   
*Reminder: all teams 10U & above must have at least one trained referee earning a total of 35 points in order for their team to qualify for the end of season tournament


1. Register as a volunteer (Referee or Youth Referee - must be 12 yrs or older - position for 10U Division) for Fall Core 2021 season on the 5 Cities AYSO website

2. Log in to the website Home page; click on the AYSOU tab at the top right.  On the AYSOU Home page, your login username/password is the same as your login for website.    

3.  Click on Online Courses, then click on Safe Haven Courses & complete the required trainings: AYSO's Safe Haven, CDC Heads Up Concussion Training, and Sudden Cardiac Arrest Online Course

4. Click on Refereeing Courses, then complete Regional Referee Training course. Pass the exam at the end of the course (print out or screenshot the certificate of completion, bring to the in-person class)

5. Attend ONE of the following in-class trainings:

8/22/21, Sun 3 – 6 pm


9/7/21, Tues 6 – 9 pm


9/12/21, Sun 3 - 6 pm

All Regional Referee in-class training courses will be held at Pismo Coast Assoc of Realtors office, 1126 E Grand Ave, Arroyo Grande

 ?s  -  Contact Debbi, Regional Referee Administrator @    [email protected]  

and visit us at    

NEW:  Adding a final 8U Referee field training session -- 9/1/21, Wed 5:30-6:30pm @ Don Roberts field (bring verification of completed 8U online Ref training)

(youth referees @ this level can be 10 yrs old)

1. Follow the first 3 steps in the box at left but take the 8U referee online course and pass the exam

2. Attend one of the in-person meetings to review training, rules, & pick up ref jersey, whistle, & handouts

8/21/21,  Sat  11-12 noon   OR
8/26/21, Thu   5:30-6:30pm

@ Don Roberts field near parking lot, Soto Sports Complex


Please join us at Pismo Coast Assoc of Realtors office  @ 1126 E. Grand Ave., Arroyo Grande for updates in our Region and Changes to the Laws of the Games for 2021-22

8/21/21, Sat 6:30 – 8:30 pm


8/27/21, Fri 5:30 – 7:30 PM

**For an online copy of the 2021/22 Laws of the Game with Updates & Clarifications download the IFAB app on your mobile device or go to Referees - General Info on this website and click on the relevant links

Youth Referees

American Youth Soccer Organization
     Region 83  



  AYSO 5 Cities Region 83 welcomes high school students (as well as other youth age 10 and over) who’d like to referee games for 8-12 yr olds this fall season.  We will train you, provide the uniform, mentoring, and  encouragement. The kids love having refs who are closer to their age!  

      To register for training please see the above panel or email the AYSO Region 83 Referee Administrator if you need assistance:   [email protected]

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AYSO Region 83 - Five Cities

P.O. Box 1166 
Arroyo Grande, California 93421

Email Us: [email protected]
Phone : 805-000-0000
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