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 ...

The Regional Referee Administrator (RRA)

The Regional Referee Administrator (RRA) – is one of the 7 required Regional Board positions as specified in the National Bylaws and Standard Regional Policies and Protocols. The RRA position is intended to implement, monitor, and maintain the AYSO National Referee Program including program delivery, staff development, communication, and coordination at the regional level. The primary responsibilities of the Regional Referee Administrator (RRA) ...

Small-sided Games

This document sets out the recommended dimension of fields, the length of the halves, and the playing rules for small-sided games  for 6U, 8U, 10U, and 12U, including 4 v 4, 7 v 7, and 9 v 9. Information about the build-out line is also included here. Small-sided games ...

Section Referee Administrator Contact List

Find your SRA’s contact information for upgrades, training, and any other questions. ...

Silent Saturdays

Silent Saturday is used in AYSO Regions throughout the country. Its main purpose is to allow kids to just play and have fun. Silent Saturday is a throwback to the old schoolyard days when kids would congregate after school and on weekends just to play all day, without regard to who was winning and repercussions for poor play and decision-making. ...

Weather Safety

Check out some of the resources available about weather safety policy and guidelines. AYSO Severe Weather Play Policy and Guidelines ...