There are the six certification levels for AYSO referees. U8 Official, Assistant Referee (AR), Regional Referee, Intermediate Referee, Advanced Referee, and National Refere.
Region 12 starts all referees at the Region level The U8 Referee and AR classes are not offered.
Area 1F offers Advance and Intermediate classes twice a year. Check for classes by logging into www.eayso.org and choose Lookup, Course. Narrow the search by choosing Section 1, Area F, and Region 12 for our local classes. Section 1, Area F will include all our neighboring region classes.
(minimum age 14)
Complete 25 games as referee with at least five in U-12 games, complete the Intermediate Referee Course, pass the Intermediate Referee Exam and be (observed) mentored in a U-12 game.
(minimum age 16)
Complete 50 games as referee with at least 10 in U-14 and five as an assistant referee (in U-14), complete the Advanced Referee Course, pass the Advanced Referee Exam, pass one assessment as referee and one as assistant referee in a U-14 match, pass the AYSO Physical Fitness Test and do a minimum of five service units (contact your RRA for details).
(minimum age 18)
Complete 100 games as referee with at least 30 in U-16 and U-19 games and 25 as Assistant Referee with at least 10 in U-19, complete the National Referee Course, pass the National Referee Exam, pass two assessments as referee in U-16 or U-19 matches and one as assistant referee in a U-19 match, complete the AYSO Physical Fitness Test and do an additional five service units (contact your RRA for details).
Contact the RRA to sign up for the National Class at the Ken Aston camp which is in June.