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San Carlos AYSO - Region 107

Become A Referee

We need you to provide safe, fair, and fun soccer games for the kids in San Carlos!
It's easy, it's fun, and it's rewarding.

No Experience Required.

If you haven’t refereed before, don’t worry. You do not need previous soccer experience — just a willingness to come out, get involved and have some fun. You don’t even have to be an adult to volunteer. We have many siblings and former players that have joined our program as youth referees. You only need to be two years older than the age group you wish to referee. We have referees of all different experience levels and a full roster of training and mentoring programs help new referees get started.

How To Get Started

Create an account Create an account at if you do not already have one by clicking Register Now in top right.

Register as a volunteer: Login and navigate to the Volunteer tab to register as a volunteer referee for the fall season. 
For adult volunteers, select "Risk Status" to update your background check.
*  Sterling Volunteers is a 3rd party verifying volunteers for AYSO.  This step requires a $25 volunteer background check fee.  If you like, send the receipt to [email protected] for full reimbursement
*  It may not be possible to enter your middle name.  Please proceed without entering it.
*  California law AB506 came into effect 1/1/2022, requiring all volunteers working with minors to be fingerprinted as part of the LiveScan program.  LiveScan is separate from Sterling Volunteers and is only needed once.  This step costs $25 at a UPS store.  If you like, send the receipt to [email protected] for full reimbursement

Complete online training: 
Review the Volunteer tab.  Confirm which safety training is still required (Safe Haven, Concussion, and Cardiac Arrest). 
Login to through the home page at by clicking 'AYSOU' in the menu bar.  You can also log into directly with the same username and password.
From menu bar at top, navigate to Online Courses-->Safe Haven Courses.  Complete Safe Haven, Concussion, and Cardiac Arrest, and download the certificates.
Navigate to Online Courses-->Refereeing courses and complete either 8U Official Course (for 7U and 8U matches only) or Regional Referee Training (all levels 7U and older).  Complete all of the modules and pass the exam. Download the certificate.
Return to the Volunteer Tab and upload certificates as necessary to complete the certification.  (Status may remain 'Pending Verification' for 24-48 hours).
This completes the certification process for 8U Officials

Complete live training: 
Regional Referees candidates must also register for an in-person 3 hour Regional Referee Online Companion Course to complete your training.
Log in to and navigate to In-Person courses-->Referee Instructor Led courses -->Regional Referee Online Companion course.  Click 'Open,' then 'Sessions,' and search for a session that meets your schedule.  You may register for any session.  Once you complete this training you will be a Regional Referee.

Pick up your uniform:  Stay tuned for details on uniform distribution in San Carlos.  You will be added to the scayso-ref user group so keep an eye out for email information as the season approaches.

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San Carlos AYSO

P.O. Box 1462 
San Carlos, California 94070

Email Us: [email protected]
Phone : 888-702-7402
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