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Referee Information

We are always in need of referees. Referee training is always offered before and through the middle of the season. Please see the schedule for referee training to the right.

To become a referee you must do the following:

  • Register as a volunteer. Click the Register Now button above or Login to an existing account. Go to the Volunteer Registration Help page for assistance with registration.

  • Take AYSO's Safe Haven training every two years at www.aysou.org. Use the same login/password as you used when logging into our region website. The Safe Haven training can be found in the Online Courses section, then click the Open button next to Safe Haven Courses.

  • Take the CDC Concussion Awareness training every year at www.aysou.org. The CDC Concussion Awareness training can be found in the Online Courses section, then click the Open button next to Safe Haven Courses.

  • Take the Sudden Cardiac Arrest training at www.aysou.org. The Sudden Cardiac Arrest training can be found in the Online Courses section, then click the Open button next to Safe Haven Courses.
  • To referee 8U games only you can take the 8U Official in person training.

    To referee 10U and up you need to take the online Regional Referee Online Course at www.aysou.org > Online Courses tab AND an in person Regional Referee Companion Course

    You must pre-register for both the 8U Official and Regional Referee Online Companion Course on www.aysou.org > In-Person Courses > Referee Instructor Led Courses, and then either 8U Official Course or Regional Referee Companion Course. More information on referee training courses will become available when courses are scheduled.
If you have any questions please contact our Referee Administrator Bob Jackson at [email protected], or our Referee Trainer Dave Savinski at [email protected].

Referee Training

Below is a list of all upcoming referee courses.

Regional Referee Companion Course
Tuesday, September 21, 2021
6:00pm - 9:00pm
Jonata Middle School, Classroom #14


8U Official Referee Course
Thursday, September 23, 2021
6:00pm - 9:00pm
Jonata Middle School, Classroom #14



Regional Referee Companion Course
Thursday, September 30, 2021
6:00pm - 9:00pm
Jonata Middle School, Classroom #14




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AYSO Santa Ynez - Region 180

PO Box 737 
Buellton, California 93427

Email Us: [email protected]
Phone : 805-364-2976
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