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Referee Courses

REFEREE INDOOR COURSES FALL 2014


ASA Referee clinics
 

This page gives you information on course descriptions, dates, locations and instructions on how to register.
If you are interested in refereeing soccer in Alberta as a new referee, you are required to register, attend and pass a referee course. After completing and passing the course, you will be registered in the Alberta Soccer Association (ASA) website database as an active member.


Overview
An individual interested in becoming a referee will need to take either a Mini referee course or an Entry level course. Participants will need to be prepared for both classroom and on field activities. Please arrive a few minutes early to fill out information confirming your attendance and you MUST attend the entire course length to qualify as completing the course. Payment must be complete up to 2 days prior to the course date start time and payment will not be accepted at the course. Please bring your own lunch, refreshments, pen and paper to each course, clothing for possible outdoor activities and footwear.

Please look on the chart below to see what course is right for you
 



 

  • For the Mini referee course, students of 12 and 13 years old will be introduced to the basic Laws of The Game for U10 soccer. A free whistle and a badge will be provided for each referee. You will practice proper whistling, arm directions and basic foul recognition at the course. There will not be a test to pass but you must attend the whole 4 hour course.
              Course fee :  $10.00

  • For the Entry course, students 14 and older will familiarize yourself with the applications of the Laws of The Game in general and also learn the principals of the Look Sharp, Be Sharp program. You will practice proper whistling, arm directions and basic foul recognition at the course and there is also an assistant referee segment. You will be required to write a final exam which you must pass to complete the course. Course length is 16 hours over a Saturday and Sunday. Your first year of ASA registration fees are included.
    ****You MUST also take the Conversion course(below) to be able to referee indoor soccer****
              Course fee :   (14 & 15 years old)   $140.00         (16+ years old)   $165.00

  • For the Mini refresher/conversion course, a referee who has taken a Mini referee course (12 & 13 yr olds) in the past will need to take a Mini Referesher course each Spring and Fall. This is a 2 hour course which you will review the Laws of The Game and we will discuss past experiences and how to improve on these events. A man management segment will also be introduced. The conversion segment will be an additional hour to go over more specific indoor rules for Mini referees who have never refereed indoor soccer before.
              Course fee : free

  • For the Adult refresher course, a referee who has taken an Entry level course in the past will need to take an Adult Refresher course every spring and fall. You will familiarize yourself with the applications of the laws of The Game in general and also learn the principals of the Look Sharp, Be Sharp program.  This is a 3 hour course which will be divided up into 3 segments: administration, recognition and participation.
    NOTE : You must log into your account on the upper right corner of Ref Centre Website. Once in click "Registration" and then "Refresher courses". You will need to answer a series of Indoor referee questions before choosing a course date.
              Course fee : free

  • For the Conversion course, a referee who has taken the Entry level course but has never refereed Indoor soccer will need to take a Conversion course. This course is designed to educate the referee in the rules of Indoor boarded soccer only. This is a 6 hour course shared between classroom and on field activities. You must pass the Entry course for you to be able to register in this conversion course. This course is only available in the fall.
    NOTE : You must log into your account on the upper right corner of Ref Centre Website. Once in click "Registration" and then "Conversion courses".
              Course fee : free

  • A Futsal course is for those interested in a different type of soccer. The referees will be educated on the Laws of The Game for Futsal. The Futsal game is for U10-A, all tier 1 - U12 to U18 age groups and College games. There is a limited number of referees needed for Futsal. This course is only available in the fall.                                 Here is a short explaination,     click here
              Course fee : free

     

Please contact Brian with any questions about course description or registration:
referees@calgaryminorsoccer.com
 

  1. Click on the courses link below and on the Ref Centre website in the "Search by date" box put October 30 as the End date
  2. Click search
  3. Choose the course you need and on the far right, click register and follow the instructions
  4. After completing the online registration, call CMSA back to make your payment to complete the registration
     

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  • Mini course registration (NEW REFEREES)
    • Locations : Calgary Minor Soccer office - 6991 - 48st SE
      • Date & time : Saturday October 11 from 10:00am to 2:00pm  (CMSA office)         29 registered
      • Date & time : Saturday October 25 from 10:00am to 2:00pm  (CMSA office)         Register
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  • Entry level course registration
    • Oct 4 and Oct 5  (9:00am to 5:00pm both days)                                                         37 registered
      • Location : CMSA office - 6991 - 48th St SE
    • Oct 18 and Oct 19 (9:00am to 5:00pm both days)                                                      Register
      • Location : CMSA office - 6991 - 48th St SE
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  • Adult Refresher registration
    • Next course available now                                                      Please log into your E2E account to register
      • Location : Foothills Facility - 3916 - 56th Ave SE
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  • Conversion course registration
    • Next course in Sept 27 from 9:00am to 4:00pm                       Please log into your E2E account to register
      • Location : Foothills Facility - 3916 - 56th Ave SE
    • Next course in Oct 4 from    9:00am to 4:00pm                        Please log into your E2E account to register
      • Location : Foothills Facility - 3916 - 56th Ave SE
    • Next course in Oct 11 from  9:00am to 4:00pm                        Please log into your E2E account to register
      • Location : Foothills Facility - 3916 - 56th Ave SE
    • Next course in Oct 25 from  9:00am to 4:00pm                        Please log into your E2E account to register
      • Location : Foothills Facility - 3916 - 56th Ave SE
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  • Mini Refresher registration (HAVE REFEREED BEFORE)  (Includes Mini conversion)
    • Location : All Mini refresher courses are at the CMSA office - 6991 - 48th st SE.
      • Date & time : Saturday Sept 27 from 10:00am to 12:00pm(1:00pm for conversion)   18 attended
      • Date & time : Saturday Sept 27 from    2:00pm to 4:00pm(5:00pm for conversion)   10 attended
      • Date & time : Friday   Oct 17    from    5:30pm to 7:30pm(8:30pm for conversion)    Call 403-279-8686
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  •  Futsal registration
    • Next course in Oct 2014                                                                                              Closed for 2014
      • Location : Foothills Facility - 3916 - 56th Ave SE
    • Next course in Oct 2014                                                                                              Closed for 2014
      • Location : CMSA office - 6991 - 48st SE



 


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