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How to become a Referee

 

New Referees

To be eligible to referee 9v9 and 11v11 games, you must:

  • Be at least 14 years of age, as of March 31, 2017
  • Attend an Entry-level referee clinic and successfully pass the Laws of the Game test 

The Toronto Soccer Association is running Entry-Level clinics in April.  To complete registration, follow the instructions on the TSA’s website.

Upon completion, log into http://mooredale.powerupsports.com and complete a volunteer application (from menu on left hand side of main page after logging in) for 2017 HLSC

To be eligible to referee small-sided games (7v7 format), you must: 

  • Be at least 12 years of age, as of March 31, 2017
  • Attend a Small-Sided Games referee clinic and successfully pass the Laws of the Game test

The Toronto Soccer Association is running Small-Sided Game clinics in April and May.  To complete registration, follow the instructions on the TSA’s website.

Upon completion, log into http://mooredale.powerupsports.com and complete a volunteer application (from menu on left hand side of main page after logging in) for 2017 HLSC 


Returning Referees

Referees who completed either the entry-level course (9v9 and 11v11) or the small-sided game course (7v7) do not need to retake the course this year.

All returning referees must register with the OSA.

  • Registration can be completed by logging into your www.refcentre.com account
  • Registration fees for 2017 will be announced by the OSA shortly.
    •  Please note: if you hold both small-sided and 11v11 (and/or 9v9) accreditation, you will have to pay the higher of the fees
  • An online education evaluation in the Laws of the Game and current FIFA amendments must be completed.  The mark that you receive on this determines current grading level and the level of the games you will be able to referee and/or assistant referee in.  Explanations and information regarding this can be found on the OSA's website under the "Referee" heading.
    •  It is strongly recommended that each referee reviews the FIFA Laws of the Game (available here) and the “Differences between 9v9 and 11v11 Games” document (available here) before attempting the Education Evaluation

Upon completion, log into http://mooredale.powerupsports.com and complete a volunteer application (from menu on left hand side of main page after logging in) for 2017 HLSC

 

Any questions can be directed to Breanna.