News and Announcements
2016 Iowa Referee Academy
Now that the Recertification / Re-registration Cycle is over for 2016, plan NOW to satisfy your continuing education requirement for next year by attending the Iowa Referee Academy. Hover over the "IA Ref Academy" tab above and then click on "Register".
There are 411 referees who have registered to attend thus far. This is terrific, but talk it up with your referee friends. Let’s get to 500! Make plans to carpool to Des Moines.
The 15th Annual Iowa Referee Academy will be held Saturday, February 27 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at West Des Moines Valley High School, 3650 Woodland Ave., Des Moines, IA. The following Guest Speakers from US Soccer and NISOA will be on-hand to provide Referee Training from FIFA Futuro III, US Soccer, PRO, NISOA, … — ALL to help you become a better referee:
Kari Seitz (US Soccer)
Kermit Quisenberry (US Soccer)
Don Wilbur (NISOA)
Sponsors Official Sports International (OSI), NASO / Referee Magazine, and AdvoCare will also be on-hand. Raffles and give-aways will be provided by the Iowa Soccer Association (ISA) and the Referee Store.
For Speaker Bios, their Presentation Topics, the Sponsors’ Offers, and driving directions to WDM Valley H.S., click here.
Go to www.RefereeStore.com to shop the Referee Store.
The Referee Store supports the activities of the Iowa Referee Committee.
YouTube - Spring 2016 High School Rules Changes
Click on PLAYLIST in the upper left portion of the video below to scroll through dozens of instructional video clips: