Assessments & Upgrades
Please contact Area Director of Assessments, Ian Bishop at firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested in preparing for an assessment, obtaining an assessment, or just simply receiving a friendly, helpful review of your skills.
Minimum Badge Level Certification for Referees
Returning Referees Continued Training
Steps to Register for a Referee Course can be downloaded here
Observation for Intermediate Referee is intended to be a positive experience for upgrade candidates. The observation of a Referee under game conditions are intended to be part of an informal and relaxed activity designed to assist in the development and improvement of the official’s skills. To satisfy the field certification requirements, candidates must complete a typical U12 game and be debriefed by the AYSO Assessor, National Assessor, or Mentor/Advisor assigned by your Regional Referee Administrator or Regional Director of Referee Assessment.
Preparing for Assessments
Assessments for up-grade to Advanced and National Referee are intended to be a positive experience for up-grade candidates. They are to provide the referee candidate with positive feedback on areas of strength and areas that may be improved.
Preparation is key to a positive assessment experience. The materials listed below contain the standards and checklists used in the assessment of National referee candidates and should help you understand what is required to get the most out of your assessment: Preparing for Assessments"
Checklist used by your assessor to identify skill areas for potential improvement for Referees:
Additional Information and documents located on Forms and Links page