BECOMING A MATCH OFFICIAL

REFEREEING

This year, Match Official courses have been completely redesigned and will be delivered virtually, through Ontario Soccer. Once the online portion of the course has been completed, the referees will do an on-field, practical session with Club Head Referee Joe Cacciacarro. For more detailed information, please contact the Club Head Referee Joe Cacciacarro (joe.cacciacarro@erinmillssoccer.com)

Referee Kickoff Meeting

2022 Kickoff Meeting Date & Time TBD. The meeting will be held virtually this year. 

Please note this meeting is mandatory if you plan to referee at EMSC. If you are a new referee and interested in refereeing at EMSC please contact Head Referee Joe Cacciacarro.

 

Small-Sided Referee Course (Virtual)

Register Online Here (Ref Centre)

 

The Small Sided Referee Course is for those who would like to become an accredited match official on 7v7 games and are 12 years of age (by March 31st of the current year) or older. Successful graduates are automatically registered with Ontario Soccer and do not have to register again until the following year. 

Entry Level Referee Course (Virtual)

Register Online Here (Ref Centre)

 

The Entry Level Referee Course is for those who would like to become an accredited match official for 9v9 and 11v11 games and are 14 years of age (by March 31st of the current year) and older. Successful graduates are automatically registered with Ontario Soccer and do not have to register again until the following year. 

Each Student MUST:

  1. Complete several self-guided modules on the Laws (online)

  2. Attend a mandatory webinar

  3. Small-Sided: All Law Review; Entry Level: Laws 11&12

  4. Pass the exam

  5. Attend a Practical Session (in-person)

  6. Pass a signals test (online)

For More information on this update and what it means, visit the Ontario Soccer Match Official Page Here