Annual end-of-season dinner meeting and officer elections wasTuesday, November 14, 6pm at Buffalo Wild Wings in Lima, 2948 Allentown Rd.

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

Tournament rules changes for 2023 include roster sizes increased to 25 and 8 goal differential at halftime or any time in the 2nd half is a complete game.  Download the entire document "2023 OHSAA Tournament Regulations" here.

Arbiter has been replaced by DragonFly for the 2023 season.

For help with DragonFly go to

​​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 2024:

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 2024 seasons.  In addition, OHSAA usually releases at least 2 online video meeting that you can watch at your leisure, during the 2-week period each is available.  There should be no excuse for not getting your 4 required meetings in.

Tentative 2024 WOSOA local meeting schedule:

Thu July 25 
Mon Jul 29   
Tue Jul 30 
Sun in Aug

Sun in Sep

Sun in Oct

State Rules Meeting 2024:

Expected to be similar to 2023, which was:

The On-Line state rules meeting is available from myOHSAA starting Mon Jul 17, 9am.  A $50 late fee will be charged for completing it after Tue Aug 15. It must be completed no later than Tue Sep 4. 

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.