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2019 Referee Training Dates

Regional Referee Administrator 
Debbi Ashby
[email protected]

8U Referee Training dates:  
(All on Don Roberts field: Soto Field Sports Complex )

   8/22, Thur,   5:30 - 7 pm    OR      8/27, Tues, 5:30 - 7 pm  OR    9/4, Wed,  5:30 - 7 pm

Regional Referee Course with online  module:
Must complete the online referee course (@ & pass exam

8/21, Wed,  6 -  8:30 pm    OR    9/5, Thur,  6 - 8:30 pm 


Regional Referee Course with no online module/course  
You must attend BOTH sessions

Thurs, 9/12,   6 - 8:30 pm - Part 1    AND   Sunday, 9/15,   2 - 6 pm  - Part 2

Regional Referee Training Location:
Grace Bible Church,  100 Rodeo Dr,  Arroyo Grande, CA 93420

Returning Ref nights   
8/17 Sat 6:30 - 8:30 pm   OR   8/23   Fri  6:30 - 8:30 pm

Return Referee Meeting  Location:
Pismo Coast Association of REALTORS®, Inc.
1126 E. Grand Ave
Arroyo Grande, CA  93420

Referee Training

Get Trained to Referee!

Have a great time while ensuring Region 83 kids can play safe, fair and fun soccer. Earn playoff points for your favorite team this season by refereeing. Are you a 14U player? You can earn points for your own team by refereeing 10U games! Games cannot be played without trained referees, so please get trained and join the referee staff.

The following steps must be completed in order:

To Become a 8U Official:

To Become a Regional Referee (10U ):

  1. Register as a volunteer.
  2. Complete AYSO’s Safe Haven and CDC Concussion Awareness online courses.
  3. Attend a 8U Training Course.
  1. Register as a volunteer. (If you're a youth, follow these instructions)
  2. Complete AYSO’s Safe Haven and CDC Concussion Awareness online courses.
  3. Complete the Regional Referee Training online course and pass the exam
     (The link below will take you to the AYSO National training page for all three courses). 
  4. Attend one in-person Regional Referee Companion Course.

  5. OR

    1.  Both 1 and 2 as above 
    Attend a 2 part in-class only Regional Referee Training course

         (no required online course but you must attend both classes


If you have any questions please contact Debbi, Region 83 Regional Referee Administrator: [email protected]

  • 8U Official is training for refereeing 8U games
  • Regional/Basic Referee training is for 10U games as a fully uniformed Regional Referee
  • Print a copy of your certificates of completion for Safe Haven, Concussion Awareness and Regional Referee Online training
  • Bring printout/screenshot of certificate of completion of online Reg Ref training to the in-class portion of the training

Intermediate and Advanced Referee Training:

Please contact Regional Referee Administrator to find out about any upcoming training locally or in neighboring Areas/Regions.

Remember: the better trained we are as AYSO coaches, referees, or management, the more our kids benefit from AYSO programs.

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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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