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SO YOU WANT TO START REFEREEING

To become a soccer referee, you start by taking one of two compulsory courses organized through the Ontario Soccer Association by the HDSA or club, depending on your age.

Mini Soccer Referee Program: For those of age 12 and 13 (as of 31 March) who want to referee Mini Soccer (players from U4 to U10) you must do this course. This is a one day course. The courses are arranged each year across the Province by the clubs and Districts. Mini-Soccer
Referees who completed the course last year but are still 13 by 31 March must re-do the course this year.
Entry Level Soccer Referee Program: For youths of age 14 (as of 31 March) and up and adults wishing to start refereeing soccer. This is a two day course. This course will permit successful graduates to act as referees and assistant referees within their local club program. The courses are arranged each year across the province by the clubs and districts.

Click HERE for a list of clinics in Huronia.
I found an excellent place to get your referee uniforms and equipment.
<<<<click on that link to order on line.
If you go to the store, make sure to tell them you found them through the HDSRA site please.

Further progression as a referee requires considerable game experience, mentoring, approval of the DRC
and passing both of an OSA upgrading course and several on-field formal game assessments.
Check the
OSA website on upgrading programs.
Keep going and you can make it to be a Canadian National Referee or maybe even a
FIFA referee and travel the world.
READ THE LAWS OF THE GAME LINK

Huronia District Soccer Site

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