Want to become a Match Official in Ontario?
The OSA, along with its many district branches and clubs, is always looking to help new match officials get going! Follow these steps to start refereeing!
The Ontario Soccer Association offers two courses to those looking to become registered match officials in Ontario: Small Sided clinics and Entry Level Match Official clinics.
Click here for a step by step walk through on how to register for a course.
Entry Level Course
The Entry Level Match Official Clinic is for those who would like to become an accredited match official on 9v9 and 11v11 games and are 14 years of age (by March 31st of the current year) and older. By taking the clinic a match official is automatically registered for the upcoming season with the OSA and does not have to register again until the following year.
Click here to search and apply for an Entry Level Course,
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. By taking the course a 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) required.
Information for Course Hosts
Clubs who have previously hosted match official clinic(s) with the OSA can use the same account to request to host clinics in teh current season. Click here to place your club's email and password in Ref Centre. Clubs can retrieve forgotten passwords by clicking the ‘forgot password’ link.
For clubs who have not previously hosted a referee clinic with the OSA click here 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.