This course is being presented by the Oregon Referee Committee
in cooperation with Eastside Timbers.
The Grade 8 Referee Course is an introductory course for aspiring referees ages 13 and older. Grade 8 referees are eligible to officiate a variety of recreational and competitive matches.
Online Prerequisite Material:
There are two online training prerequisites for the Grade 8 referee course. You MUST complete all online material BEFORE attending your first day of classroom instruction. Students who have not completed the online trainings 24 hours before the course start date may be dropped from the roster.
1. USSF Training
The USSF Laws of the Game training modules provide students with an introduction to concepts which will be presented in the course. The USSF training takes most students approximately 3 hours to complete.
To access the USSF training now, click here or paste the following URL into your browser: http://www.ussoccer.com/referees/resource-center/online-training/grade-8-referee-course.aspx
Note: When prompted to enter a clinic number, please leave that field blank.
2. Concussion Training
Students must also complete the CDC Heads Up concussion training course before attending the Grade 8 Class. This course takes approximately 30 minutes to complete. Students MUST print a copy of the certificate of completion and submit it to their course instructor.
CDC Heads Up
Scouters Mountain Elementary School
(class will meet in the cafeteria)
10811 SE 172nd Avenue
Happy Valley, OR 97086
Dates and Times:
December 14 & 15, 2013
10 AM - 5 PM
Students should bring a sack lunch!
Field Training will be conducted on the school field Sunday morning at 10 AM. Please dress appropriately and bring your whistle, flags, and anything else the instructor determines.
$40 for the class + $45 for 2014 USSF registration (total $85).
Class size will be limited to 25 students.
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Joy - ORC Office Manager