Welcome San Mateo Region 36 Referees
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.)
How to Sign Up
For U6 and U8 Divisions, Parent Referees are needed to monitor the game in which their U6 or U8 child plays. This involves being in the middle of the field with the kids and the parent referee from the other team. While knowing soccer rules or laws is not important, parent referees must complete:
For U10, U12, and U14 Divisions, AYSO uses a three person referee team, consisting of a referee and two assistant referees. To be one of the referees on the referee team, you must complete:
You can learn more about how to sign up to be an AYSO Referee with our Referee Signup Tutorial.
How to Volunteer for U10, U12, and U14 Matches
The AYSO San Mateo Referee System (http://referee.aysosm.org/) is used by all U10, U12, and U14 referees in San Mateo AYSO to volunteer for one or more matches.
You can learn more about how to use our referee system to sign up 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.
Additional Referee ResourcesBelow is a list of resources that have been helpful to our newly certified referees.
Reporting Game Problems or Misconduct
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.
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