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How do I become a Referee

How to become an AYSO Region 498 Volunteer Referee

If you already are an AYSO Volunteer and have an AYSO ID number, go to paragraph 2.

1. To become an AYSO Adult or Youth Volunteer (12 years old or older):
• Go to www.eayso.org
• Go to “I am new to AYSO and want to volunteer”
• Choose either “AYSO volunteer” or “AYSO youth volunteer”
• Fill in the required information and follow any additional instructions

2. How to take the on-line Regional Referee Training course
• Go to www.aysotraining.org
• Fill in your AYSO ID number and last name
• Go to “Referee Training”
• Fill in your eAYSO (AYSO ID) number and last name
• Update Info (if necessary) and click on “Enter AYSO Online Training” on bottom right
• Listen to Introduction, then click on “1. About AYSO”
• After successful completion of the “Practice Test,” click “Submit my score” and print certificate 

Also, you must take the Concussion Awareness Course, and the Safe Haven Course.

To take the Concussion Awareness Course and Safe Haven Course:
* Go to “www.aysotraining.org”
* Enter your AYSO ID Number and last name (your ID number is on your Vol
Form)
* Click on "Courses" in the menu.
* Look for "Safe Haven" and click on either "AYSO CDC Concussion
Awareness" and/or "Course MT02 - AYSO's Safe Haven".

The Safe Haven and Concussion Courses are both stored by eAYSO, so no need
to print them anymore.

3. How to enroll for the classroom Regional Referee Training course (Approximately four hours)
• Go to www.eayso.org
• Fill in your “Login E-mail” and “Password” and Login
• Go to bottom right and click on “Enroll to take a class”
• Fill in Section “5”, Area “C”, Region “498”, the course date and Course “Basic Referee Online Companion Course”.  Click “Search”
• Click on the “check mark” for the specific course date and then click on “Course signup”
• You should get a sign up confirmation text in green at the top of the screen
• You will be receive an email from the referee instructor confirming your attendance 

Youth referees must print a copy of their Volunteer Form and have it with them when they're refereeing.
4. Once you have completed all of the training, you may sign up to referee games on our game scheduler website, Sportac.us.  

These are the steps:

a. Go to http://sportac.us, click "Account" at the top right, then "Register".
b. Fill out the form and submit.
c. You should receive a confirmation email. Click the link in the email to confirm your email address.
d. The admins will get an email when you confirm, and will check your qualifications. If all is well, you will receive an email that you have referee access.
e. Login to Sportacus and sign up for games.

Once you receive permission to utilize sportac.us, please sign up for games.  If you would like a mentor or have any questions, send an email to ref1@ayso498.org.







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AYSO Madison AL, Region 498

P.O. Box 182 
Madison, Alabama 35758

Email Us: commissioner@ayso498.org
Phone : 256-684-2959
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