The purpose of this course is to train Basic Referees in all aspects of refereeing to develop skills that will allow the referee to officiate soccer matches that are more physically demanding and challenging under the AYSO (FIFA) Laws and AYSO National Rules and Regulations.
Certification Requirements for Intermediate Referee:
MINIMUM AGE: 14 years old
GAMES: 25 as referee with at least 5 in U-12 matches
TRAINING: Complete Intermediate Referee Course
TESTING: 90% or better on the Intermediate Referee exam
ASSESSMENT: Applicants for Intermediate Referee level must be observed by a Referee Assessor (or Advisor) and recommended for upgrade by the Regional Referee Administrator or the Regional Director of Assessment. An observation as a referee is required. An observation as an assistant referee is also recommended.
FITNESS TEST: Not required - practice for AYSO Physical Fitness Test is recommended
For the most current certification requirements see the National Referee Program Manual on www.AYSOtraining.org.