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Assessments & Upgrades

Please contact the Referee Administrator if you are interested or would like information regarding a referee badge upgrade at [email protected] 

We can help to prepare you to review your skills, receive a friendly assessment or prepare you for a badge upgrade assessment.

Minimum Badge Level Certification for Referees



Minimum Referee Certification as the Referee

U8 & U10

Regional Referee


Intermediate Referee


Advanced Referee

U16 & U19

National Referee or Advanced Referee, Intermediate Referee w/ Area approval



Returning Referees Continued Training

AYSO referee training is designed to provide education to referees and prospective referees that will allow them to officiate AYSO soccer matches in accordance with the IFAB Laws of the Game and the AYSO National Rules and Regulations. It is the intent of the AYSO National Referee Program to provide practical, incremental referee training that will ensure consistency throughout AYSO. To register for a course, visit AYSOU.  Enter your AYSO user name and password and access short How-To tutorials anytime for free in your My Courses tab on your AYSOU navigation menu. 


Intermediate Observations

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, materials listed below contains requirements and standards for assessments:


·         The Referee Assessment Checklist will be used by your assessor to identify skill areas for potential improvement for Referees. The Assistant Referee Assessment Checklist is used for the Assistant Referee Assessment.

·         Preparing for Assessments is a summary of the assessment process and identifies preparations you can make to ensure that your assessment is a positive experience.


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