This private area of the site cannot be navigated to by normal means and is intended primarily for Iowa Referee Committee (IRC) members and Instructors. It contains resources that can be accessed on an as-needed basis, e.g., important IRC Documentation, the online Grade 8 Referee Course, Grade 7 Referee Instructor Course, and Grade 8 Assignor Course in Brainshark, logon/sign-in to Box and Dropbox, and Instructor Resources from Labhipermedia.
Iowa Referee Committee (IRC) Documentation:
Documentation for the Iowa State Soccer Referee Association, aka the Iowa Referee Committee (IRC), including Articles of Incorporation, By-Laws, Policies, and Job Position Descriptions, is maintained in Box.
• Iowa Referee Committee
Online Entry-Level Grade 8 Referee Course:
All the Grade 8 Referee Course PowerPoint slides have been entered into Brainshark with numerous US Soccer Referee Department videos from the Laws of the Games Series interspersed.
• Grade 8 Referee Course
Online Grade 7 Referee Instructor Course and Test:
This Instructor Course emphasizes the PEACE method of instruction focusing on Platform Skills, Engagement, Audience, Content, and Environment. The 50Q test is PEACE-based and is not a review of the LOTG.
• Grade 7 Referee Instructor Course
• Grade 7 Referee Instructor Test (Access Code: Instr7)
Online Grade 8 Assignor Course and Test:
Training for this course is specific to preparing Assignors to assign officials working small-sided and recreational youth games, competitive youth games, and games played at the amateur adult level, i.e., the assignment of Grade 9, 8, and 7 referees. The 50Q test is heavily course-based.
• Grade 8 Referee Assignor Course
• Grade 8 Referee Assignor Test (Access Code: Assign8)
The link below will either take you directly to Box or to the Box Login Screen so you can access the SDI-IA Resource Folder. Our Box contains ready-reference information organized for Administrators, Assessors, Assignors, and Instructors and provides further resources stored in Academy, Course, Exam, Presentation, Publication, RTS, and US Soccer Video sub-folders.
• Box Log In Screen
The link below will either take you directly to Dropbox or to the Dropbox Sign in Screen. Our Dropbox holds IRC By-Laws, Policies, Financial info and all FIFA FUTURO modules since 2011. There is also a "scratchpad" area in which we can collaborate.
• Dropbox Sign in Screen
Source material for the annual FIFA FUTURO and bi-annual UEFA Refereeing Assistance Programme (RAP) modules. You can download and install these training resources directly to a PC or Mac.
• FIFA FUTURO
• UEFA RAP