Fitness Test for Grade 6 & 7 Referees

Fitness Test sessions for Grade 6 and 7 Referees and Grade 8 Referees seeking to upgrade will be posted on the "Event Calendar" as they are confirmed.


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Posted: 2015-11-12

2017 Grade 8 Referee Re-Cert Requirements - Mod A & Mod C

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Posted: 2015-08-16

State Cup and Presidents Cup Important Information

Click on Read More below for more information regarding location, referee fees, rules, and assignors...

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Posted: 2015-02-17

Becoming a New Soccer Referee

2017 Pre-Registration and On-Line Training Information instructions are included here.

The scheduled dates and locations for the summer clinics for new referees have been posted on the "Event Calendar.

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Posted: 2016-01-13

FIFA/USSF 2016-17 Law Changes

The Internationale Football Association Board (IFAB) has made a total of 57 clarifications and changes in an extensive revision of the Laws of the Game.    Both the adult and youth organizations have decided to delay the implementation of the new Law changes until after the Fall season.   The 2016-17 FIFA/USSF changes in the Laws of the Game will not come into effect in Ohio South until the beginning of the 2017 calendar year, i.e. January 1, 2017.  

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Posted: 2016-07-05


Youth Playing Rule Change.  The “No Heading Rule” (as per OSYSA ByLaws 20.2 and 20.7) is in effect now (since July 1, 2016) for all league or tournament U-11 (10 yrs. old) and younger games played in Ohio South.  

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Posted: 2016-07-18

Printing Your Own Registration Card & History

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Posted: 2016-09-18

Concussion Awareness Training

Concussion certificates that were completed in the year 2014 will expire in the 2017 registration year.  As such, in order to be registered for 2017 a new concussion training certificate will need to be provided to the DRA before recertification can be completed.  This does not apply to referees whose certificates were completed in 2015 or later.

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Posted: 2014-07-08

Game Assignments on OSSRC.COM

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Posted: 2014-03-01

7 Reasons To Become A Soccer Official

Check out this article to learn about the advantages of becoming a soccer referee.

Posted: 2014-10-30

State Referee Administrator
Ken Baldeosingh
8969 Cedargate Pl
Dayton, Ohio 45424