Website Manager

American Youth Soccer Organization Providing world class youth soccer programs that enrich children's lives.

AYSO Region 65 Rancho Cucamonga Youth Soccer

Steps to Becoming a Referee

Steps to Becoming a New Referee                           Questions: Email [email protected]

Steps to Becoming a New Referee                           Questions: Email [email protected]
1. Register as a volunteer & approve Background Check (except minors)
2) Complete 3 Safe Haven courses online
3) Complete SafeSport training online (except minors)
4) Get Fingerprinted (LiveScan) (except minors)
5) Complete appropriate Referee Training

Details for the 5 steps:

1. Sign up as a volunteer (Even Returning Referees must do this step every Fall)
If you are not a minor - Reply to the email from Sterling to approve your Background Check.

2. Complete the Safe Haven, CDC Concussion Awareness and Sudden Cardiac Arrest courses online

3.  Complete the SafeSport training online
 (Minors and 6U/8U Officials (Referees) do not take SafeSport)

4. Be fingerprinted via LiveScan (Minors do not get fingerprinted.  Neither do 6U/8U Officials (Referees))
Option A: Register and attend a live event, where Region 65 will pay your fee.

Rancho Cucamonga: event:
Thursday February 8, 6:00PM - 9:00PM
8628 Utica Ave, Rancho Cucamonga
Use this link to register for them:

Option B: Complete the application at this link, 
and take your email to a UPS store that does LiveScan.  
You will be required to pay $25 when you register.
Forward your receipt to [email protected] for reimbursement

5.   Attend appropriate training course:  

 To referee 6U and 8U:
    Complete the  "AYSO - 8U Official"


To referee 10U and above (and to earn referee points):

    a. Complete the "Regional Referee Online + In Person Companion Course" (this is part 1 of 2)
Online class NOT REQUIRED if you attend the Saturday Fontana class

  b. Register/Attend "Regional Referee Online + In-Person Companion Course".  (This is part 2 of 2 - an in-person course)
Find and Enroll in an In-Person Course
The Online course (Step a above) must be completed prior to attending the classroom portion.

Sun Mar 24 Los Angeles
Thur Mar 28 Los Angeles
Sat Mar 30 Hesperia
Thur Apr 11 Hesperia
Fri Apr 19 Redlands

Any questions? Contact: Joey Catuara, Referee Administrator [email protected]

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Is there an age restriction?
A: Yes, youth referees must be at least 12 years old, and may referee games 2 years below them (e.g. - U10 for a 12 year old)

Q: Do I need to pre-register for an in-person course? 

Q: What should I bring to the course? 
A: You’ll need paper and a pen/pencil for taking notes. We’ll provide you with course materials. 

Q: What if I am late arriving to a course? 
A: Punctual attendance is critical. Late arriving students may be asked to attend another course

Q: Are there any publications I can look at prior to attending a course?
A: Laws of the game: IFAB LOTG

Referee Courses 2024

6U & 8U Official Course
Online at EtrainU - under Training Library, Refereeing, "8U Official Course - Online"

10U and older: Regional Referee Companion Course
There will be classes in January, February and March
Mon Feb 21 - Yorba LInda
Tue Feb 22 - Yorba Linda
Tue Feb 27 - Rancho Cucamonga
Thur Feb 29 - Upland (Cabrillo Park)
(You must complete the online Regional Referee course prior to attending the Companion Course).

Full Course (No online required)
Sat Mar 2 Fontana (DOES NOT require online class)

Register at AYSOU for "Regional Referee - Online + In-Person Companion Course (2 Part Bundle)" (requires online Regional Referee Course)

Intermediate, Advanced and National Upgrade Courses



National Partners

Region 65 Platinum Sponsors

Contact Us

AYSO Region 65 Rancho Cucamonga Youth Soccer

AYSO Region 65, PO Box 9208
Alta Loma, California 91701

Email Us: [email protected]
Phone : 909-285-7625
Copyright © 2024 Region 65  |  Privacy Statement |  Terms Of Use |  License Agreement |  Children's Privacy Policy  Login