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AYSO Region 19 - Culver City - Mar Vista - Palms


Keeping The Game Safe, Fair And Fun

Thank you volunteering and being a referee, or for thinking about being a referee. Whether you  actively volunteered or were recruited (many of us started this way), refereeing is a great way to get involved in AYSO soccer. And it is FUN… really.


Guidelines for 7U and 8U: 
Region 19 rules for game play for 7U & 8U

Region 19 Uniform or Equipment Requests: Fill out this form

Region 19 Referee Schedules

 Core 10U - 14URefCentral 
 Upper Division 16U - 19U Inleague76 
 Spring League
 SpringLeague 1031 

The League Playoff rules for the 2019 season can be found here: - 2019 League Playoff Rules

LAW Changes

New Laws published for 2021/2022
  Download the OFFICIAL IFAB Laws of the Game app!

These 2021/2022 Laws come into force on June 1,  2021.
For AYSO, these Laws come into force on Aug 1, 2021.

What you need to know re. Build-out Line for 9U and 10U - Updated for 2019/2020

 As part of their Player Development Initiatives, USSF has introduced the Build-out line (BOL) for 9U and 10U.

Here is a video explaining the new rules
(this is current for 2021).

Becoming a Referee

The benefits of being a referee
You get a great view of every game you do
You get to pick which games you want to referee
No mid-week commitments
Your kids will think it is cool when you go out to referee
Did we mention it’s fun
What are the prerequisites for becoming a referee?
We will teach you everything you need to know and give you a cool referee uniform!

Mentoring / Assessment

Region 19  has an ongoing referee mentoring program.
It is intended for new and existing referees who want to improve their refereeing skills along with Intermediate or Advanced Referee Candidates who are working toward their Intermediate or Advanced Certifications. 

Contact  [email protected]

Referee Classes

Referee certifications are good forever! If you have already taken a referee class and have your Regional Badge, you do not need to take another Regional Class. You are welcome to attend a class if you would like a refresher. 
For more information, contact Kevin Knopf ([email protected])

How to register as a volunteer

General Registration Help


Section One Road Show - Jan. 7 to 9, 2022

Classes offered: Regional Referee, Intermediate Referee, Advanced Referee, National Referee, Referee Instructor, Advanced Referee Instructor, Referee Assessor
More information on this flyer

Register for all Courses on eTrainU (click My Training after login in your Regional Portal)

-  All volunteers must first register as AYSO volunteers. Online Registration Instructions   How to Volunteer
-  All volunteers must complete SAFE Haven and Concussion Awareness online courses before officiating any games.
      Safe Haven
      CDC concussion training
      Sudden Cardiac Arrest Training            

Region 19 is part of Area 1-P and Section 1

Referee Contact Information

 Reg. Referee Administrator Kevin Knopf [email protected]
 Director of Instruction Brent Fogel [email protected]
 Director of Assessment / Mentoring Open 
 Asst. Referee Administrator Anthony Robinson [email protected]
 Asst. Referee Administrator Kelley Kirkpatrick [email protected]
 Referee Uniforms & Equip Stella August [email protected]
    Uniform and Equipment Request Form  
 Volunteer Points Coordinator Ray Wiliani [email protected]
 Referee Staff  Barry Moser [email protected]
 Referee Staff Matt August  [email protected]
 Referee Staff Keith Fine 
 Referee Staff (Instruction) Drew Butler 
 Referee Staff  
 Referee Schedulers  
  7U/8U Timothy Bell [email protected]
  10U Van Beer [email protected]
  12U Marvin Rodriguez [email protected]
  14U Marvin Rodriguez [email protected]
 Area 1-P Staff  
  Area Referee Administrator Anthony Robinson  email
  Area Director of Instruction Rebecca Weinreich  email
  Area Director of Assessment Derek Fabian  email
  Upper Division / Area Schedulers
        (16U, 19U, Area Playoffs)
 Barry Moser
 Kevin Knopf
  Area 1-P Website
  Area 1-P Calendar
 Area Calendar
 Section 1 Staff  
  Section Referee Administrator Rick Roberts  email 
  Section Director of Instruction Al Prado  email
  Section Director of Assessment Rich Fichtelman  email

If no commissioner is available at the field, email a picture of the front and back of the completed lineup cards to [email protected]

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Contact Us

AYSO Region 19

PO Box 32 
Culver City, California 90232

Email Us: [email protected]
Phone : 310-559-4559
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