Referee Education

Entry Level Course

The Entry Level Match Official Clinic 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) or older. By taking the clinic, the match official is automatically registered for the upcoming season with the OSA and does not have to register again until the following year. The course length is 16 hours which is divided into three sessions. Please note that the Friday session is a three hour evening session.

The program covers the FIFA “Laws of the game” and will be reviewing the most recent updates (2017) to the Laws. Attendance at all sessions is mandatory.

Cost:
$160.00

Course Dates: 

February 23, 24, 25

April 13, 14, 15 

May 11,12,13

Small Sided Game Courses/Game Leader Program

The Small Sided Game Course is for those who would like to become an accredited match official for 7v7 games and are 12 years of age (by March 31st of the current year) or older. By taking the course, the match official is automatically registered for the season with the OSA and does not have to register again until the following year. Course accreditation is valid permanently - no re-accreditation on Small Sided Game (7v7) is required.

Game leaders are used in OSC's U7 and U8 programs. Using modified rules, the program offers an introduction to officiating for the new Official of any age. The online Game Leader module is an integral part of our Small sided game program.

The Small Sided Course is based on the "Laws of the Small Sided Game - 7v7". The course length is 6 hours in addition to an online “Game Leader” module.

Cost: 
$100.00

Course Dates: 

March 24, April 7, May 5

 

Registration

All registrations are subject to prior approval. Applicants on the wait list will be contacted directly by OSC and provided with a course code to be used for Registration purposes. If you are interested in taking a course in 2018 please indicate your interest by sending an email to: rbowden@oakvillesoccer.ca

Registration for courses is done online through the OSA. To register, please visit: www.refcentre.com/ontario

Payment must be made in advance of the course date and can be done online through your Oakville Soccer Club account. You will be contacted to facilitate this process.

If you any questions regarding the courses available, please contact Richard Bowden at rbowden@oakvillesoccer.ca

 

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