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*** SPECIAL Intermediate Grade 8 Referee ReCert Clinic ***
USSF is sending a National Instructor, Tony Crush, to Ohio South on the weekend of Dec. 5-6 in Columbus, Dayton and Cincinnati. Tony will be presenting an Intermediate Referee Training session specifically for Grade 8 referees on the subject of "What training and preparation it takes for a referee to successfully work higher level youth games". ALL Grade 8 referees are urged and encouraged to attend one of these sessions, no matter your age or level of experience. On-line pre-registration is required. DO IT NOW !!
Grade 7 referees are also invited to attend any of these sessions.Read More >
Fitness Test for Grade 6 & 7 Referees
Fitness test requirements for Grade 6 & 7 Ohio South referees were updated in August 2015 to comply with the new USSoccer Guidelines.Read More >
2016 Grade 8 Referee Re-Cert Requirements - Mod A & Mod CRead More >
Becoming a New Soccer Referee
2016 Pre-Registration and On-Line Training Information instructions are included here.
The scheduled dates and locations for the 2016 clinics for new referees are being posted on the "Event Calendar" as they are confirmed.
Concussion Awareness Training
Concussion certificates that were completed in the year 2013 will expire in the 2016 registration year. As such, in order to be registered for 2016 a new concussion training certificate will need to be provided to the DRA before recertification can be completed. This does not apply to referees whose certificates were completed in 2014 or later.Read More >
Game Assignments on OSSRC.COM
Go to www.ossrc.com
Click on “Game Assignments”
Grade 6, 7 & Emeritus Referees - Upgrade and Recertification Requirements & FAQ
2016 REGISTRATIONRead More >
7 Reasons To Become A Soccer Official
Check out this article to learn about the advantages of becoming a soccer referee.