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Websites of Interest

websites of interest

Below is a list of 20 sites that you'll want to check out (in alphabetical order)!

Arbiter Sports
Allows Iowa's Soccer Referees to keep up with all their assignments anytime and now anywhere with their mobile site
Grade specific Laws of the Game (LOTG) Tests and Daily Quizzes– see how well you know the Laws

Ask a Soccer Referee
Provides answers to practical refereeing questions per the Laws of the Game (LOTG) created by Jim Allen and now managed by Dan Heldman

Integrated tools to bring game schedules, communication, and assigning together in one streamlined process

Official site of the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) – soccer's governing body

Game Officials
GameOfficials™ is the “go-to” assigning technology and has set the standard for providing fast and easy ways to both import and export game information

International Football Association Board (IFAB)
The International Football Association Board is the body that determines the Laws of the Game of Association Football and acts as the guardian of the internationally used laws

Ken Aston Referee Society
In honor of Sir Kenneth George Aston, inventor of the Yellow and Red Cards
Educational source materials for most all of the FIFA FUTURO Modules – download and install them directly to your PC or Mac

MLS Instant Replay
Official website of Major League Soccer (MLS) featuring the latest news, highlights, scores, standings, and analysis – Instant Replay is listed in Series & Features under Highlights

National Association of Sports Officials (NASO)
Since 1980, a leading source of sports officiating information, programs and services

Official Sports International (OSI)
Exclusive referee uniform supplier to US Soccer – complete Referee Starter Kits available

Professional Referee Organization (PRO)
Home of PRO's ARs who work the professional leagues in the US and Canada – features instructional materials, PRO guidance, and an AR Week in Review

Referee Magazine
Well-respected monthly magazine on officiating written by officials, for officials

Refereeing Assistance Programme
From the Dutch Referee Blog, UEFA launches a Refereeing Assistance Programme twice annually in a format similar to the FIFA FUTURO Modules

SocRef-L Listserve
World's biggest soccer referee tent – web portal for discussion of topics for referees from volunteer to amateur to professionals

U.S. Soccer Referee Resource Center
Designed to support the Referee Community by providing the most up-to-date information about the US Soccer Referee Program

U.S. Youth Soccer Midwest Region
Information on US Youth Soccer programs, events, schedules, news and announcements for Iowa and the Midwest

You Are the Ref
Archive of the cult classic cartoon "You are the Ref" which ran in the Observer and on The Guardian's website from 2006 to 2016 by Keith Hackett and Paul Trevillion