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Fall 2019 Referee Training Course Schedule

Thank you for stepping up to referee and support our kids!  Simply, without referees, the kids can't play soccer.  We promise to make it fun and  guarantee you will have the best seat in the house to watch a game.  AYSO volunteers must complete the items listed below prior to attending a referee class or officiating an AYSO match.

Register as an AYSO Adult Referee Volunteer 
All volunteers must register for Fall 2019 regardless if they have registered in the past.  An AYSO ID# will be listed upon completion of registration and is necessary to be certified as an AYSO Referee and to access the online referee training (8U - 10U) at Use the Register Now link on the Region 71 website.  New referees should select a 10UB or 10UG referee volunteer role.  It does not matter which one.  This will not limit your ability to referee any 10U game.  If you select multiple volunteer roles, you will need to complete multiple registration forms.  See below for registering youth referees.

Complete the online AYSO Safe Haven Course 
at AYSO U  Safe Haven course is the same for all AYSO volunteer positions. This course must be retaken if your certification was prior to July 2017.  Your AYSO Volunteer number is required to access any classes on AYSOU.

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Select Online Courses

Select AYSO's Safe Haven

Complete the online CDC Concussion Course at AYSO U The concussion course is the same for all AYSO volunteer positions. This course must be retaken if your certification was prior to July 2017.

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Select Online Courses

Select CDC: Concussion Course

Registering Youth Referees:

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  1. The parent user at home page - click on "Volunteers" on left-side menu.
  2. Then click on oval green circle on upper right that says "Find Volunteer Roles"
  3. Select Youth Referee and hit Continue
  4. Parent should then see screen that invites youth to join Blue Sombrero with their own unique email address.
    • HINT:  must be different than the parent's registered email; consider a dummy gmail AYSO account if sensitive to using youth's own email address.
  5. Youth registers in Blue Sombrero and then per #2 above to register for on-line course via

New 8U Referees/10U Assistant Referees

Take the Online Regional Referee Class on the AYSO U site.  Complete the class, take the test, obtain your certificate of completion.  You must first register as a Region 71 Referee Volunteer before you can access any classes on AYSOU.

Here are instructions to take the on-line companion course.
  1. Be sure registered as volunteer/referee in Blue Sombrero:
  2. Log-in to (tip - log into Blue Sombrero first and then open new page to log-in to - should log in automatically)
  3. Click on Online Courses
  4. Click on Regional Referee Training
  5. If there is a cost, the Region will reimburse this amount upon successful completion of becoming a referee

You must then complete the 4-hour Regional Referee In-Person Companion Class. 

New 10U Referees
New referees planning to participate on 10U matches must complete either:

            One of the live full day Regional Referee Training Classes
            Complete the online Regional Referee Class AND the 1/2 day live training

To register for these classes:

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Select Online Courses if you plan on taking that class along with the In-Person Regional Referee Companion Class.  If you plan to take either of the full day Regional Referee Live classes just select In-Person Courses

Select Referee Instructor led courses

Select either


Select the class you wish to attend



Regional Referee Companion Course - 10/V/0071 West Hills CA
Sun 6 Oct 2019, 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM PDT

In addition, you must also complete the required Safe Haven and Concussion training referenced above.

You must register online via to participate in the class.

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West Hills, California 91307

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