Referee Courses & Education Sessions

Upcoming Education Sessions

  • ​March 9, 2016 (Kingston) – New IFAB Offside Interpretations
    • 6:45pm - Portuguese Cultural Centre (John Counter Blvd and Division St)
  • TBA, 2016 (Kingston) – OSA Visit: Upgrading, OPDL, duties of club head referees, etc  * POSTPONED *
    • 1:00pm - Frontenac High School

For all education sessions, please bring a copy of the most recent Laws of the Game, pen, and paper. Any other required material will be communicated out leading up to the session.​​

Upcoming Confirmed Referee Courses

To get the latest list of courses and to register, visit RefCentre, and select "SOSA" under "Search by district"

Kingston: Small Sided (1 Day – Ages 12+)

Course Nr: 1284
Date: March 19
Times: 9am–3:30pm
Location:  LaSalle Secondary School
Cost:  $45
Host:  Kingston United Soccer Club
Contact:  Estelle Nicholls (adminman@kingstonsoccer.ca)​

Kingston: Entry Level (2 Days – Ages 14+)

Course Nr: 1293
Date:  April 2 & April 3
Times: 9am–5pm
Location:  Frontenac Secondary School
Cost:  $95
Host:  Kingston Clippers Soccer Club
Contact:  Mark Stanley (coordinator@clipperssoccer.com)

Belleville: Small Sided (1 Day – Ages 12+)

Course Nr: 1282
Date: April 9
Times: 9am–4:00pm
Location:  St. Theresa Catholic Secondary School
Cost:  $60
Host:  Belleville Youth Soccer Club
Contact:  Jordan McConnell (byscrep@gmail.com)

Belleville: Entry Level (2 Days – Ages 14+)

Course Nr: 1281
Date:  April 9 & April 10
Times: 9am–5pm
Location:  St. Theresa Catholic Secondary School
Cost:  $90
Host:  Belleville Youth Soccer Club
Contact:  Jordan McConnell (byscrep@gmail.com)

Kingston: Entry Level (2 Days – Ages 14+)

Course Nr: 1283
Date:  April 16 & April 17
Times: 9am–5pm
Location:  Duncan McArthur College
Cost:  $95
Host:  Kingston United Soccer Club
Contact:  Estelle Nicholls (adminman@kingstonsoccer.ca)

Trenton  (Quinte West): Entry Level (2 Days – Ages 14+)

Course Nr: 1269
Date:  April 30 & May 1
Times: 8am–4pm
Location:  Trenton High School
Cost:  $90
Host:  Quinte West Soccer Club
Contact:  Kim Thurston (qwsc@bellnet.ca)

Trenton (Quinte West): Small Sided (1 Day – Ages 12+)

Course Nr: 1265
Date:  May 14
Times: 8am–4pm
Location:  Trenton High School
Cost:  $60
Host:  Quinte West Soccer Club
Contact:  Kim Thurston (qwsc@bellnet.ca)

Upcoming Referee Assessor Course

The EODSA will be offering a District Assessor Accreditation Course on May 14/15th at Algonquin College, Ottawa

In order to apply to attend this course and become a CSA Accredited Assessor, you must meet the following requirements:

  • Must have a minimum of 5 years’ experience as an active referee at a minimum of District level.
  • Provide by email, a short paragraph on your refereeing history including why you want to become an assessor.
  • Must have the approval from your District to attend the course.
  • Must provide a Vulnerable Sector Police Check with your application or must provide one before being registered as an assessor.
  • Must complete a Laws of the Game test with a mark of  =/> 80% prior to being accepted on the course.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills and command of the English language.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel. The use of Ref Centre is mandatory.

The course will cost $150 and take two days. Space is limited and a selection process may be required.

Please contact Marguerite Heer if you are interested in attending this course.