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Volunteer referees are needed to officiate at every AYSO game, so we need your help! You'll be trained and provided the necessary equipment (e.g., uniform, flags, whistle, etc.). Without trained referees, the kids can't play!
Each U6 and U8 game needs two trained and certified volunteer referees (one from each team) on the field. The two referees monitor the game to make sure the kids are safe and have fun. To be trained and certified, the volunteer referee must complete:
Each U10, U12, and U14 game requires a trained and certified three person referee team on the field, consisting of a referee and two assistant referees. Each team must provide two volunteers who will serve as assistant referees or the referee (Regional Referee or higher). To be trained and certified, the volunteer referee must complete:
You can learn more about how to sign up to be an AYSO Referee with our Referee Signup Tutorial.
All referees must be eAYSO-registered for the current year, up to date with Safe Haven training (current or prior year), and certified for the age level they are refereeing.
U6 and U8 referees officiate their own team's matches. U6 Referee and U8 Referee cheatsheets are available.
U10, U12, and U14 referees use the AYSO San Mateo Referee System (http://referee.aysosm.org/) to volunteer for one or more matches.
You can learn more about how to use our referee system to volunteer for matches with our Referee System Tutorial.
We also have a Referee Frequently Asked Questions for common questions new referee have.
For U10, U12, U14, and U16/U19 divisions, referee coordinators assist in ensuring matches are properly staffed. If you have a question regarding a particular division, click on the coordinator's name to email them.
|U6 and U8||Open|
|U16/U19||William Wong and Brian Coffman More Information for Area 2N.|
Kids Zone Feedback is used to document any game problems or incidents of misconduct. This report must be filed by the referee for any game with sportsmanship point deductions.
Incidents in the Under 16 and Under 19 leagues use the
24 Hour Report
which goes to the Area 2N staff.