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Rec Soccer Referee Program

At A Glance

Eligibility Schedule Price Downloads
Ages 12 thru adult
OYAA Referee Training
   *  required for all referees
   *  Spring Season Training - Early March
   *  Fall Season Training - Early August

See Below for Specific Days/times for each season.
* Free to Sign Up
* Referees must purchase an OYAA referee shirt.
* Referees required to have their own whistle and watch

SPRING 2024 Season  - classes have concluded.  Fall 2024 classes will be held in August

QUESTIONS:  Email OYAA Soccer Director Mike Lentz

Referee Quick Link Resources
    Field Maps - Spring 2024 - Click HERE

    Referee FAQ document - click HERE   

    Referee Game Cards = click HERE
    Referees will Sign up for Games using =

    Referee Training Documents (Google SlideShow format)
- Slide Show 1 - HERE - What We Do + Referee movement patterns
        - Slide Show 2 - HERE - Laws of the Game 1, 9, 10, 15, 16, 17
        - Slide Show 3 - HERE - Law 12: Fouls & Misconduct
        - Slide Show 4 - HERE - Law 11: Offsides + OYAA specific rules

Referee Shirts
Referees will be asked to purchase a game-day referee shirt.  Cost is $12.00  Referees who purchased the new Black Moisture wicking shirt in past do not need to purchase another shirt.  If you are an USSF grade 8 (or higher) referee you can wear your referee shirt (and badge) and you do not need a OYAA issued referee shirt unless you want to order one.

Game Signup
Schedules will posted on the Arbiter Sports site for referees to pick dates, times and locations that work for their personal schedules. Referees will learn how to create an account and sign-up for games as part of the training classes. 


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