Congratulations to Mark Kleman!,  He is the 2022-'23 OHSAA Girls Referee of the Year.

Officials may begin registering/renewing for the 2023-'24 year on MyOHSAA beginning June 1. 

Arbiter will be replaced by DragonFly for the 2023 season.  Details forthcoming.  In the meantime, accept/decline your Arbiter assignments and ensure your personal data and blocks are up-to-date.  This data is to be migrated to the new platform.

​​Rules Changes Approved in High School Soccer for the 2023-24 Season may be viewed at the link below and on the LAW CHANGES tab.

Link to NFHS Rules Changes


Your $20 WOSOA dues may be paid at any of the local meetings.

Local Rules Meetings 2023:

Schedule and locations are subject to change pending availability of indoor venues.  Check myOHSAA for the latest information.

​WOSOA plans to host 6 local rules meetings during the pre and regular 2023 seasons

2023 Rules Meetings tentative schedule:

Thu July 20
Mon Jul 24
Tue Jul 25
A Sunday in each of Aug, Sep, Oct

State Rules Meeting 2023:

Details for 2023 pending.  In past years:

The On-Line state rules meeting is available from myOHSAA starting Thu Jul 21, 9am.  A $50 late fee will be charged for completing it after Fri Aug 12. It must be completed no later than Tue Oct 4.  Alternatively, you may attend a face-to-face meeting.  See myOSHAA for dates, times, and locations.

According to the 2017-18 NFHS High School Athletics Participation Survey, soccer is the fifth-most popular sport for boys with 456,362 participants in 12,393 schools across the country. Soccer is the fourth-most popular sport for girls with 390,482 participants in 12,007 schools.


For information about the next USSF to OHSAA Bridge Class go to the Referee Training Page.

Reminder that the Concussion certification is good for 3 years. If your certification has expired, you must recertify and enter your certification information in myOHSAA prior to being able to renew your permit.