Referee Forms

Here you can find all the forms you might need for referee upgrades, assessment, feedback, etc. Administration Referee Upgrade Application AYSO/USSF Cross-Certification Form Referee Game Report Form Blank Referee Roster Application For Exemption From Certification AYSO lineup card Referee Program Budget Form Section Referee Administration Semi-Annual ...

National Referee Program Manual

This manual is an easy-to-use source of information regarding the AYSO National Referee Program. It contains information of use to all AYSO Referee Administrators, Instructors and Assessors. There are a number of additional publications which address specific aspects of running a referee program. The Regional Referee Administrator Manual is a must-have for all Referee Administrators. The AYSO edition of the Laws ...

Regional Referee Administrator

The Regional Referee Administrator is responsible for administering the AYSO National Referee Program for the Region. The Regional Referee Administrator Manual serves as a reference guide for RRAs. 2020_Regional_Referee_Administrator_Manual ...

Referee Recruitment and Retention

Good referees are essential to the success of our AYSO soccer program.  The most important thing that referees do is to ensure that AYSO games are Fun, Fair and Safe. That means AYSO referees need to understand the spirit of the Laws of the Game, the intent of the Laws of the Game and how to and apply the Laws ...

Referee Mentor Handbook 2020

Referee development is a major responsibility of the AYSO National Referee Program.  The first level of support to accomplish this for AYSO Referees is the Referee Mentor Program. Under this program, Regional Referee Administrators and Regional Referee Directors of Assessment identify and assign qualified Referees to act as a “helping hand” to new and less experienced Referees.  This “helping hand” ...

Summary of Law Changes for AYSO 2020/21

2020-2021 Summary of Law Changes for AYSO   ...

AYSO’s Safe Haven Program

AYSO is proud to present its Safe Haven Program– the first of its kind in youth sports, most notably in soccer. It creates a safe environment for players, volunteers and families to enjoy the beautiful game of soccer. The #1 priority is player safety. Precautions and guidelines are provided to minimize the occurrence of injuries and to prevent the opportunities for abuses to occur. AYSO’s ...

Dehydration Safety

Heat Illnesses Heat cramps, heat exhaustion, and heat stroke are all serious (in some cases fatal) heat-induced conditions. It is imperative for the safety of your players and volunteers that you and your coaches know how to identify and treat them. Heat Cramps When a body loses too much water and salt through sweat, muscles tend to cramp (particularly in the abdomen and ...

Concussion Safety

AYSO has partnered with the Center for Disease Control (CDC) to use the “Heads Up” Concussion training tools in support of the following guidelines in order to ensure the safety of all our participants: The AYSO/CDC Parent/Athlete Concussion Information Sheet should be used to inform parents and players about the potential risks associated with concussions. When required by state law, ...