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Match Official Courses

Ontario Soccer, along with its many district branches and clubs, is always looking to help new match officials get going! Ontario Soccer offers three courses for those looking to become registered match officials: Small Sided Clinics, Entry Level Clinics and Futsal Clinics.

Please note: Clinics are only held once a year throughout the Spring Season.

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) and older. Successful graduates are automatically registered with the Ontario Soccer and do not have to register again until the following year. For step-by-step instructions on how to register, please follow the 'Course Sign Up Guide' below.  For more information regarding the clinic details, please visit the Entry Level Clinic Brochure.

Click the button below to sign up for an Entry Level Clinic.

Small Sided Game Course

The Small Sided Game Course is for those who would like to become an accredited match official on 7v7 games and are 12 years of age (by March 31st of the current year) and older. Successful graduates are automatically registered with the Ontario Soccer and do not have to register again until the following year. Course accreditation is valid permanently, no re-accreditation on Small Sided Game (7v7) required. For step-by-step instructions on how to register, please follow the 'Course Sign Up Guide' below.  For more information regarding the clinic details, please visit the Small Sided Clinic Brochure.

Click the button below to sign up for a Small Sided Clinic.

Futsal Course

The Futsal Course is for those who would like to become an accredited match official for Futsal. There are two types of clinics: Futsal Entry Level and Futsal Refresher Clinic. For step-by-step instructions on how to register, please follow the 'Course Sign Up Guide' below.  For more information regarding the clinic details, please visit the Futsal Clinic Brochure.

Click the button below to sign up for a Futsal Clinic.

Please note: if you are upgrading from Small Sided to Entry Level, a new account must be generated from the course registration page. It's important to keep note of your new login information when creating your account as it will be the primary information to access your profile.


RefCentre

If you already have an account as an accredited Match Official, click the button below to access the RefCentre login page .


Hosts

Ontario Soccer offers two courses for clubs looking to host clinics and enable individuals in the area to become an accredited match officials: Small Sided Clinics and Entry Level Match Official Clinics. Please ensure to review the affiliated clinic brochures to your club wishes to hold. Each brochure outlines all the particulars as well as a list of frequently asked questions.

Existing Accounts

Clubs who have previously hosted match official clinic(s) with  Ontario Soccer can use the same account to request to host clinics in the current season. Click the button below to login to your Clubs RefCentre Account. Clubs can retrieve forgotten passwords by clicking the ‘forgot password’ link.

New Accounts

For clubs who have not previously hosted a referee clinic with the Ontario Soccer, click the button below to request an account.

Before applying to host a Entry Level Course or a Small Sided Game Course, please read the correspondent Brochure for each course available below.


BADGES

Have you lost your Canada Soccer or Ontario Soccer Small Sided Badge? Do you want to get extra badges for your uniforms? We're able to help! 

Requests for Canada Soccer badges can go directly to Michael Tucker, Canada Soccer's Referee Program Administrator. Click the button below to help you get you started.

Requests for Ontario Soccer Small Sided badges can go directly to Kyla Di Perna, Ontario Soccer's Match Official Development Coordinator. Click the button below to help you get started.

Please note: the cost of each badge is $5.00