Clinic Hand-Outs

7 CAUTIONABLE OFFENSES: A player is cautioned and shown the yellow card for committing any one of seven offenses (no longer handed out at clinic, but left for your information).


7 SENDING-OFF OFFENSES:  A player, substitute or substituted player is sent off and shown the red card for committing any one of seven offenses (no longer handed out at clinic, but left for your information).


 CONCUSSION IN YOUTH SPORTS:  Signs, symptoms and action plan for concussions in youth sports.


FOULS-MISCONDUCT CHART:  A summary chart for the items listed in Law 12.

GAME EXPERIENCE RECORD: Referees should maintain a cumulative game record. This record is required for any Referee wishing to upgrade.


LIGHTNING SAFETY: There are specific rules to follow if lightning should occur before or during a game.


REFEREE ASSAULT/DO'S AND DON'T'S: Procedures have been developed to assist Referees if they are assaulted, as well as a list of Do's and Don'ts for the Referee.


START AND RE-START CHART: There are eight methods of re-starting play in soccer. The USSF has developed a start and re-start chart to simplify these eight methods.