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Mini Referee Course - Search for Courses

A one-day introductory course for people 12 years and older (on or before May 15th), who would like to referee U9 and younger only. All Mini Referee Courses include AR training.

  • Referee duties and responsibilities

  • The Rules of Mini Soccer

  • Onfield practical training

  • Basic Offside

  • Assistant Referee Calls and Signals

Students are supplied with - 7 v 7 Rules of Mini Soccer, referee badge and whistle.


Entry Level Referee CourseSearch for Courses

A 14 hour, introductory course for people 14 years or older (on or before May 15th), who would like to referee U11, 8v8, U13 and older 11v11, or act as an assistant referee (linesman) at any level. The course is made up of - online modules, webinar instruction, online exam and finally a practical training session. 

The course covers:

  • Referee and Assistant Referee duties and responsibilities

  • The FIFA Laws of the Game (11v11 soccer)

  • U11 8v8 Rules of the Game

  • Onfield practical training

Students are supplied with:

  • FIFA Law Book

  • U11 8v8 Rule Book

  • Referee badge and whistle

  • Yellow and red cards, referee wallet

Note - some districts or clubs supply additional items, such as referee uniforms, assistant flags etc.

After successfully completing the course, referees are classified as follows:

  • 14 and 15 years old = Youth Referee

  • 16 years and older = District Referee

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