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Returning Referees

If you are a returning referee, you are already registered as a volunteer. You can follow STEP 1 below to sign up for the upcoming season. If you are already a certified referee but haven't officiated lately, please make sure you have all the required certifications. Your certifications will show when you click on the "Volunteer" button (see STEP 1 below).

Livescan fingerprinting and SafeSports are recently added requirements, so they are the most likely to be missing from your list of certifications. See the instructions below to complete them if you need to. If you are missing other certifications, you can follow the corresponding instructions listed in the New Referees page.

Remember: SafeSports requires a 30min refresher every year, so even if you completed the full course before, follow STEP 2 below to check if you are due for the refresher course.

STEP 1 – Sign up as a Referee for the upcoming season

▪ Go to Region 7 AYSO Blue Sombrero, and choose “Register now” on the upper right hand corner and create an account. 

▪ After signing in, select “Volunteer” on the left hand panel.

▪ Choose “Find Volunteer Roles”, on the next page you will find, under “Programs”, 5 MY23-AYSO 7 Referees. The “View Divisions” button will allow you to select Referee or Youth Referee.

▪ Continue by clicking on “View Selected Opportunities”. On the next page, select yourself and “Continue”.

▪ Complete the volunteer application (you will need a photo ID, i.e. your drivers license, for verification purposes) and accept the waiver, then “Continue”. 

▪ E-sign your volunteer application, then “Continue to Review”. 

▪ Last, review your application and “Submit signed volunteer application”.

A Background Check, Risk Status, is to be completed for every volunteer. You should receive an email from Sterling Volunteers, the outfit performing this, to complete the process. There is a processing fee of $25.00 that you may choose to cover, which helps the Region.


STEP 2 – Complete SafeSports Training (if needed)

This training requires volunteers to complete the full course in the first year, which is 90 minutes, and repeated every three years, followed by annual updates in the in-between years, which are 30 minutes. 

 You will be able to access the SafeSport training by following these instructions:

▪  Go to Region 7 AYSO Blue Sombrero, and click "Volunteer" on the left side menu.

▪  Click on SafeSport box

▪  Click on Renew and Update

▪  A screen will pop up where you will click on the “click HERE” link or copy and paste the URL into your browser to begin training

Note: Youth Volunteers (anyone under the age of majority in your state) are not required to take this training.

STEP 3 – Complete Livescan Fingerprinting (if needed)

A further requirement is the CA Mandated Fingerprinting, which is required from 'regular volunteers' defined as 'a person who has direct contact with children 16 hours a month or 32 hours per year, which applies to most coaches, referees, team parents, and board members who spend 2 or more hours on the field weekly'. This is a one time requirement. More information can be found at the link below.

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AYSO Region 7 Westchester, Playa Del Rey, Playa Vista, Marina Del Rey, Inglewood and Lennox

8726 S. Sepulveda Blvd. Box D1211, Box D1211
Los Angeles, California 90045

Email Us: [email protected]
Phone : 424-334-8338
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