Effective April 26, 2013, Ohio HB143 requires youth and high school referees to complete a concussion awareness training course. The National Federation of High Schools offers a free course that meets the Ohio requirement. Take the 25 minute course at NFHSLearn.com. After completion, print your certificate and keep a copy in your kit. Also login to OSSRC and add your certificate to your profile. The certification is good for three years.
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Lima area: Look for open game on the Schedule tab. Email Roger
with game requests.
You can request MVYSA games here on theGameSchedule.
The Fall 2021 USSF game schedule is posted on the USSF Schedule tab.
Ohio South referees must complete the waiver form, available when you log in to your OSSRC.com account, before you can be assigned. Out of state referees, including Ohio North, must get permission from their SRA or SYRA to work Ohio South matches.
Changes are frequent and largely governed by the State of Ohio Dept. of Health. We can't keep up with the changes here.
Be sure to review changes in the laws before working games. See the Law Changes page.
2021 USSF Grade 8 Recertifications Information will be published when available. See the Referee Training Page for details.
USSF Entry Level Class - Details on the Referee Training Page when available.
USSF to OHSAA Bridge Class - Details on Referee Training Page.