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Area 11-Q Upgrade Procedures
 

 

 

National Upgrades

Minimum Requirements

  • Complete National Course.
  • Pass National written examination by score of 90%.
  • Successful completion of fitness test.
  • Referee total of 100 games with minimum of 30 games in U-16 or U-19 (15 in U-19) age groups.
  • Assistant Referee minimum of 25 games in U-16 or U19 (10 in U-19) age groups.
  • Successful assessment as Referee in two U-19 games.
  • Successful assessment as Assistant Referee in a U-19 game.
  • Completion of five additional service points.

    1. Procedure

    2. Upon successful completion of the course, written examination and fitness test, the candidate will obtain an upgrade form with the course number, roster number and instructors signature.
    3. After meeting the minimum number of games requirement, the candidate requests an observation from his Region Referee Administrator (RRA).
    4. RRA will contact Anthony Naticchioni, Area Director of Assessment, to assign an observer/mentor to evaluate the candidate readiness for assessment as a Referee in U-16 and or U-19 age groups.
    5. When the candidate is found ready, the ARA or ADA will request a national candidate assessment from the Section Director of Assessment (SDA).
    6. Candidate is responsible to secure the assessment games and form a team of officials for his/her assessment, preferably 2 weeks in advance, and notify the Section Director of Assessment (SDA).
    7. SDA will assign the assessor for the reserved games.
    8. Upon successful completion of the assessments, candidate will secure required signatures from his RRA, Area Referee Administrator (ARA) and Section Director of Assessment (SDA).
    9. Candidate will make sure that he gets the assessor signatures as well as his RRA signature on his upgrade form.
    10. Make a copy the upgrade form and keep it for your records.
    11. Once signed by the SDA, ARA, and RRA, make a copy and mail the completed original to:

    12. AYSO National Office - Referee Department
      19750 S. Vermont Ave., Suite 200
      Torrance, CA 90502

    13. Continue to referee games with your Advanced badge while waiting for National to send you your new National Referee badge.



 

Advanced Upgrades

Minimum Requirements

  • Complete advanced training modules 20 through 24
  • Pass Advanced written examination by score of 90%.
  • Successful completion of fitness test.
  • Referee total of 50 games with minimum of 10 games in U-14 age groups.
  • Assistant Referee minimum of 5 games in U-14 age groups.
  • Successful assessment as Referee in a U-14 game.
  • Successful assessment as Assistant Referee in a U-14 game.
  • Completion of five service points.
  • Secure the required signatures from the RRA, instructors and mentors/assessors along with course roster number.

  • Procedure

    1. Upon successful completion of the course, written examination and fitness test, the candidate will obtain an upgrade form with the course number, roster number and instructors signature.
    2. After meeting the minimum number of games requirement, the candidate requests an observation from his Region Referee Administrator (RRA).
    3. RRA will request an assessment from Anthony Naticchioni, Area Director of Assessment (ADA).
    4. Candidate is responsible to secure the games and form a team of officials for his/her assessment, preferably 2 weeks in advance, and notify the ADA.
    5. ADA will assign the assessor for the reserved games.
    6. Upon successful completion of the assessments, candidate will secure required signatures from his RRA.
    7. Candidate will make sure that he gets the assessor signatures as well as his RRA signature on his upgrade form.
    8. Make a copy the upgrade form and keep it for your records.
    9. Send the original to Anthony Naticchioni, Assistant Area Referee Administrator (AARA) for Area 11-Q for signature via:
    10. Once signed by the AARA, make a copy and mail the completed original to:

    11. AYSO National Office - Referee Department
      19750 S. Vermont Ave., Suite 200
      Torrance, CA 90502

    12. Continue to referee games with your Regional badge while waiting for National to send you your new Advanced Referee badge.



 

Intermediate Upgrades

Minimum Requirements

  • Complete Intermediate training modules 14 through 19.
  • Pass Intermediate written examination by score of 90%.
  • Referee total of 25 games with minimum 5 games in U12 age groups.
  • Complete an observation as a referee at U-12 game.

  • Procedure

    1. Upon successful completion of the course, written examination and fitness test, the candidate will obtain an upgrade form with the course number, roster number and instructors signature.
    2. When ready, the candidate will request an observation from their Regional Referee Administrator (RRA).
    3. If approved, the RRA will forward a request to Regional Director of Assessment (RDA) who will oversee the observation.
    4. After successful completion of observation, the candidate will request his Regional Referee Administrator's signature of his upgrade form.
    5. Make a copy the upgrade form and keep it for your records.
    6. Send the original to Anthony Naticchioni, Assistant Area Referee Administrator (AARA) for Area 11-Q for signature via:
    7. Once signed by the AARA, make a copy and mail the completed original to:

    8. AYSO National Office - Referee Department
      19750 S. Vermont Ave., Suite 200
      Torrance, CA 90502

    9. Continue to referee games with your Regional badge while waiting for National to send you your new Intermediate Referee badge.


 
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