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AYSO Santa Ynez Valley - Region 180

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 Use the same login/password as you used when logging into our region website. The Safe Haven training can be found under the My Courses tab.

  • Take the CDC Concussion Awareness training every year at The CDC Concussion Awareness training can be found under the My Courses tab.
  • 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 > Online Courses tab AND an in person Regional Referee Companion Course

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

Referee Training

Below is a list of all upcoming referee courses.

Referee Update
Thursday, September 19, 2019
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Santa Ynez Elementary School, Room #4

Regional Referee Companion Course
Thursday, September 26, 2019
6:30pm - 9:30pm
Santa Ynez Elementary School, Room #4

8U Official Referee Course
Tuesday, September 24, 2019
6:30pm - 9:30pm
Santa Ynez Elementary School, Room #4

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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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