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Chino Hills AYSO Region 779

How to Become a Referee

Steps to Becoming an AYSO Referee

Register as an AYSO volunteer on the Chino Hills Blue Sombrero Website at:

  • LOGIN to the Chino Hills Blue Sombrero website OR if you don't already have an account, click REGISTER NOW
  • Click "Volunteer" on the menu on the left
  • On the Volunteer Screen click the green ‘Find Volunteer Roles’ button.
  • Select Program(s) to View Volunteer Roles” screen, click “+Select” button next to
    Volunteer Registration MY17, then ‘view roles.’
  • On the Roles Screen , choose referee and any other roles you wish to volunteer for.
  • On the E-Signature screen, choose “click here to update e-sign form”
  • Follow the prompts to complete your account setup & return to the Home page

Complete the Safe Haven and CDC Concussion Awareness courses online

  • Login to  AYSOU (using your username/password for this website)
  • Under "My Courses" Complete the Safe Haven Course
  • Complete the CDC Concussion Course
  • Print your certificates

Take the Basic Referee Course - This is a two-part process, an online session and a classroom session

  • Login to  AYSOU (using your username/password for this website)
  • Register for the classroom session: Go to My Courses > Instructor Led Courses > Referee Instructor Led Courses >Regional Referee Online Companion Course & click the 'Sessions' button to the right
  • From one of the available dates on the 'New Referee Training' section of this page, choose a session by pressing 'Register'
  • Once registered for the classroom, email for a voucher to cover cost of the online course
  • Once you have your voucher, login to  AYSOU (using your username/password for this website)
  • Go to eCommerce > Products > Regional Referee Training Course > Buy now. Complete your transaction using your voucher info.
  • Attend the classroom session on the date you chose at registration

ALTERNATIVE: Take the In-Person Regional Referee Course

This option generally consists of an 8 hour course, offered all-day on a weekend day or on two weeknights. Course length may vary depending on the presenter. These courses are not currently offered in Chino Hills, however are available in nearby regions.

  • Login to  AYSOU (using your username/password for this website)
  • Register for the Regional Referee Course: Go to My Courses > Instructor Led Courses > Referee Instructor Led Courses >Regional Referee Course & click the 'Sessions' button to the right
  • Choose a location and date that is convenient for you and then press 'Register'
  • Attend the course at the date and time described by the course instructions

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Is there an age restriction?

A: Yes, referees must be at least 12 years old, but there is no upper age limit. Youth referees can officiate one age bracket below their own age level.
Q: Do I need to pre-register for a course? 

Q: What should I bring to the course? 
A: Your online Safe Haven, Concussion & Regional Referee certificates. Also, you’ll need paper and a pen/pencil for taking notes. We’ll provide you with course materials. 

Q: What if I am late arriving to a course? 
A: Punctual attendance is critical. Late arriving students may be asked to attend another course

Q: I am a USSF Soccer referee. Can I referee AYSO games?
A: Yes, but only after completing the USSF-AYSO crossover process. The form and directions can be found HERE

More questions? Email

New Referee Training Dates

Regional Referee Online Companion Course (field/classroom session)


  • Saturday, Sept. 9, 2017  - 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM
  • Tuesday, Sept.12, 2017  - 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM
  • Thursday,Sept. 28, 2017  - 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM



Chino Valley Community Church - 14601 Peyton Avenue, Chino Hills, CA 91709. Park at the rear of the complex nearest the grass field. We will begin on the field so wear suitable attie for light athletic activity. 

Please Bring:

Certificates from Safe Haven, CDC Concussion Awareness, Regional Referee Online Course

Returning Referee Training Dates

All previously certified & returning AYSO Referees 

Region 779 is offering four Referee Update Courses for the Fall 2017 Season. The sessions are being held at the Chino Valley Community Church – 14601 Peyton Avenue, Chino Hills 91709. Look for the white pickup truck with the “REFEREE TRAINING” sign on the back.
There are SIGNIFICANT CHANGES to the procedures used in small-­sided (10-12U)  games that you must be aware of prior to the start of the season. There are also new changes in the way we register and train volunteers. PLEASE BE SURE TO ATTEND ONE OF THE SESSIONS!!!

All sessions are from 6:00 PM to 10: 00 PM


Please register  HERE

Youth Referee Registration in Blue Sombrero

Having Trouble Registering a Youth Referee?

Read this how-to guide from AYSO HERE

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Chino Hills AYSO Region 779

4195 Chino Hills Parkway #286 
Chino Hills, California 91709

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