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How to Become a Referee


How to Become an AYSO Referee

To become an AYSO referee (Ages 10 and up):
1. Become an AYSO Volunteer
- Fill out a volunteer from online at http://www.ayso98.org/ or at your local regions website.
- Take the AYSO Safe Haven Training at http://www.aysotraining.org/
- Take the CDC Concussion Awareness training at https://www.aysotraining.org/ 
Note: This course must be taken every year as required by Alabama State Law.

2. Take the AYSO referee training:
- Take the AYSO’s Summary of the Laws of the Game online at http://www.aysotraining.org/
- Take the AYSO Regional Referee Training Course online at http://www.aysotraining.org/
i. Contact the Referee Instructor <[email protected]> to get your online training voucher.
ii. Login to http://www.aysotraining.org/ using the same id as https:/www.ayso498.org/ login.
iii. From the top Menu Options Select “eCommerce->Products”
iv. On the left under categories, select “Referee Training”
v. Select “Add to Cart” or “Buy Now”
vi. Complete Checkout
 -Take the in-person referee training. You can sign up for in-person training online at http://www.aysotraining.org/
i. Login to http://www.aysotraining.org/ using the same id as https:/www.ayso498.org/ login.
ii. From the top Menu Options Select “Live Courses”
iii. Find and Select any “Regional Referee Course”
iv. Search through course and find the best training course that fist your schedule and then select register. Contact the referee instructor for any additional courses time and dates.


After completing the required referee prerequisites and training, follow these steps to register for games:
1. Go to https://www.sportac.us/, click Account at the top right, then Register
2. Fill out the form and Submit
3. You should receive a conformation email. Click the link in the email to confirm your email address
4. The admins will receive and email when you confirm and will check your qualifications. If all is well, you will receive an email that you have referee access
5. Login to https://www.sportac.us/ and sign up for games 

Once you receive permission to utilize Sportacus, please sign up for games. If you would like a mentor, have any questions, or need more information, contact our Referee Administrator at [email protected].

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AYSO Madison AL, Region 498

P.O. Box 182 
Madison, Alabama 35758

Email Us: [email protected]
Phone : 256-684-2959
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