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Intermediate/Advanced/National Referee

The Intermediate Referee course is for those individuals looking to referee a better game at the U12 level.  This course should only be taken if you are already a certified referee.  It consists of 1-2 day coursework, with most of the time in the classroom, but some time spent outdoors and a field assessment. Minimum Requirements for an Intermediate Training candidate are: 

Intermediate Referee (minimum age 14)

# of Games:

25 as referee with at least 5 in U-12 matches

Training:

Intermediate Referee Course

Testing:

90% or better on the Intermediate Referee Exam

Assessment:

See note 3 below.

Fitness Test:

Not required - practice for AYSO Physical Fitness Test is recommended

Service Units:

None required


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The Advanced Referee course is for those individuals looking to referee a better game at the U14 level.  This course should only be taken if you are already a certified Intermediate referee.  It consists of 3 days, with most of the time in the classroom, but some time spent outdoors. Minimum requirements for an Advanced Referee candidate are:

Advanced Referee (minimum age 16)

# of Games:

50 as Referee (10 in U-14) and 5 as an Assistant Referee (in U-14)

Training:

Advanced Referee Course

Testing:

90% or better on the Advanced Referee Exam

Assessment:

One each as Referee and Assistant Referee in a U-14 match

Fitness Test:

Complete the AYSO Physical Fitness Test for this level.

Service Units:

Do a minimum of five service units. See note 4 and 5 below.


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The National Referee course is for those individuals looking to referee a better game at the U19 level.  This course should only be taken if you are already a certified Advanced referee.  It consists of 3 days, with most of the time in the classroom, but some time spent outdoors. The minimum requirements for a National Referee candidate are: 

National Referee (minimum age 18)

No. of Games:

100 as Referee with at least 30 in U-16 and U-19 matches of which at least 15 must be in U-19, if available, and 25 as Assistant Referee with at least 10 in U-19, if available. The Section Referee Administrator may authorize substitution of U-16 for U-19, if U-19 matches are not available.

Training:

Complete the National Referee Course. At least 80 matches as Referee prior to attending the National Referee Course is required.

Testing:

90% or better on the National Referee Exam

Assessment:

Two assessments as Referee in U-16 or U-19 with at least one in U-19, if available, and one as Assistant Referee in a U-19 match, if available. The Section Referee Administrator may authorize substitution of U-16 for U-19, if U-19 matches are not available.

Fitness Test:

Complete the AYSO Physical Fitness Test for this level.

Service:

Do an additional five service units. See note 4 below.

Notes:

1. Field assessments for level upgrades must be done in a typical AYSO match in the age group specified, using the Diagonal System of Control. Matches used for upgrade assessments must be of the duration specified for that particular age group in the AYSO National Rules and Regulations except that U-16 and U-19 matches shortened by no more than 5 minutes per half are acceptable.

2. If requested by the referee being assessed, a higher division match or a non-AYSO match of the equivalent age division (or higher) may be used for the assessment.

3. Applicants for Intermediate Referee level must be mentored by a Referee Mentor (or assessor) and recommended for upgrade by the Regional Referee Administrator or the Regional Director of Referee Assessment. At least one observation as a Referee is required, and one as an Assistant Referee is recommended.

4. Service units consist of:

a. Observer-Friend observations;

b. Mentoring of new referees for development or upgrade;

c. Serving as a Referee Administrator, Director of Referee Instruction or as a Director of Referee Assessment;

d. Instructing Referee Courses;

e. Instructing Referee Assessor Training Courses;

f. Assessing candidates for upgrade in referee level, if qualified.

Note:

i. No more than two (2) service units may be credited by an applicant for mentoring/observing an individual referee, or one (1) service unit per instruction course or one (1) service unit per year for an administrative function.

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