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Davis AYSO, Region 218

Become a referee!


Thank you for your interest in volunteering!

No prior soccer knowledge or experience is required. Enthusiastic, positive individuals with no soccer experience are often great referees!  

All persons aged 18 and older are welcome to apply to be a referee and all youths aged 12 to 17 are welcome to apply to be a youth referee for divisions 2 year or younger than them. 


Click the Sign Up Button Below to Officially Volunteer

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MY22 Sign Up for Board or Referee Volunteers

Board Member 
Referee (18+ only) 
Youth Referee (Under 18 only) 

Referee Training Requirements

1. Register as a volunteer: 
Click the button above if needed OR if you volunteered during registration skip to step 2.
Please ensure each volunteer has their own account with a unique email address (youth volunteers or partners must have their own account or be added and accept an invite to the primary account)

2. Complete a background check: 
Once you register as a volunteer, you will receive an automated email from Sterling Volunteers. Follow the link and complete the background check. Be sure to check your spam folder for the email.  For troubleshooting, please see these instructions.  Youth referees will skip this step.

3. Attend appropriate training course:  

To referee 6U, 7U, and 8U:
 Login to your account by clicking the "Log-in" button at the top of this page. Click the Volunteer menu on the left, and find the "AYSOU" button under your name on your Volunteer page. On our training site, click "Training Event" on the left, navigate to the date for the in-person course you want to take and select and enroll in the "8U Official Course" - this is for all ages under 10U. 

To referee 10U and above:  Complete the Regional Referee Training Course (two part course, first part online, second part in-person). Login to your account by clicking the "Log-in" button at the top of this page. Click the Volunteer menu on the left, and find the "AYSOU" button under your name on your Volunteer page. On our training site, click "Training Library" on the left, then under "Refereeing" click "View Courses", then Enroll in the course titled "Regional Referee - Online + In-Person Companion Course (2 Part Bundle)." Also, click "Training Event" on the left, navigate to the dates for the in-person course you want to take and enroll in the in-person course.

4. Complete the Safe Haven, CDC Concussion Awareness and Sudden Cardiac Arrest courses online  
Login to your account by clicking the "Log-in" button at the top of this page.  Click the Volunteer menu on the left, and find the "AYSOU" button under your name on your Volunteer page.  On our training site, click "Training Library" on the left. Under "Safe Haven Courses" click "View Courses"

Complete the Safe Haven Online Course
Complete the CDC Concussion Awareness Online Course
Complete the Sudden Cardiac Arrest Online Course

5.  Complete the SafeSport training online athttps://safesporttrained.org/?KeyName=tsVWe36Xa6PS3b5NzOug (Minors do not take SafeSport).

In Person Referee Training

last updated 3/19/2023

6U, 7U, and 8U: 
In-person course 8U Official course on 4/2/2023 8am to 12pm at the AYSO Building. Sign up in AYSOU


10U and older:
In-person course on 4/2/2023 12:30pm to 5:30pm at the AYSO Building. Sign up in AYSOU - must take the online portion prior to the class



Intermediate, Advanced and National Upgrade Courses
None currently scheduled

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Davis AYSO, Region 218

P.O. Box 1602 
Davis, California 95617

Email Us: [email protected]
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