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Small Sided (Mini) Referee Course
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This clinic is for those aspiring referees who are 12 and 13 years of age by March 31st, of the current year. 

Those who have previously taken the small sided referee course will not be required to take it again. To register for this season, simply register online through your Ref Centre account, take the re-certification exam. Once you have re-certified, you must apply for and take an information session (mandatory) - see here for information on information sessions and how to apply -  https://gdsc.e2esoccer.com/DisplayPage.aspx?PageID=5144.

 
Restrictions:       

Course participants must be affiliated with the Gloucester Recreational Soccer (Dragons) or Gloucester Hornets Competitive or the Gloucester Hornets Seniors.

Course participants are expected to work with Gloucester Recreational Soccer (Dragons) or Gloucester Hornets Competitive.

 Small Sided (Mini) Soccer Referee Course Questions and Answers

Ontario Soccer Small Sided (Mini) Referee Courses

Option 1:  

Date: May 9, 2020            
Time: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm 
Location: Gloucester Dragons Club
1-5510 Canotek Road, Gloucester, ON, K1J 9J4

Option 2:  

Attend a course with an alternate club and transfer your "home club" to Gloucester

Course Fee:
Gloucester/Hornets Mini Soccer Referee . . . . . .135$ 

Send Payment AND form to: Gloucester Dragons Recreational Soccer
Unit 1, 5510 Canotek Road, 
Gloucester, ON, K1J 9J4

Uniform Offer

Clinic cost includes full kit consisting of a referee jersey (black and yellow), shorts, socks, flags, cards & wallet, whistle and lanyard.

GDRS Referee Information Session

This course is aimed at all referees who plan to referee for Gloucester (Dragons) Recreational Soccer. Among the topics covered are: who to contact; pay rates; how to submit time sheets; cheque distribution; Dragons Policies; using Ref Centre effectively; and changes to the Laws of the Game.  There is no cost for this course and all course participants are required to attend one of the sessions.

            Option 1:       May 5, 2020 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.    
            Option 2:       May 7, 2020 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.  
            Option 3:       May 13, 2020 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.   

             Location:    Gloucester Dragons Soccer Office
 Unit 1, 5510 Canotek Road,
 
Gloucester, ON, K1J 9J4


Registration - Please read and COMPLETE ALL of the following 5 steps

The Ontario Soccer portion of all Referee Clinics are now managed online. Therefore, all applicants must complete the on-line registration PLUS the Dragons registration form - submitting form and payment to the Dragons.

Step 1 – Verify that there is Space Available and Register On-line - you will have to check this often to see when our courses are listed. Click here for the OS on-line registration system.


Step 2 – AFTER you have registered on-line and received confirmation of your on-line registration from Refcentre, you may then register with the Dragons for the Mini Soccer Referee course and the Dragons Specific course. Click here to download Dragon's Course Registration form

Step 3 – Send completed registration form and payment to the Dragons Office
CASH OR CHEQUE ONLY - NO DEBIT OR CREDIT, you may send the form by email and send an e-transfer if you wish, please remember to inform us of the password for the e-transfer. Your on-line registration will only be approved once payment is received.

Step 4 – Attend your chosen Ontario Soccer Mini Soccer Referee course

Step 5 – Attend one of the GDRS Referee Information Sessions click here for more information 

Updated: February 2020


Entry Level Referee Course

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 This clinic is for those who would like to become a certified referee and are 14 years of age or older on March 31 of the current year. By taking the clinic, a referee is automatically registered for the current outdoor season with Ontario Soccer and does not have to register again until the following year.

Referees who have previously completed an Entry Level Referee course do not have to take this course again. HOWEVER, in order to referee in a subsequent year, you must register with Ontario Soccer on-line AND attend a Dragons Information Session.  For more information for returning referees, click here

Participants affiliated with or members of the OGSC will be given priority for seats in the course.  If the course fills, then a priority list will be established in case someone drops out a later date. 

Entry Level Referee Course Questions and Answers

Ontario Soccer Entry Level Referee Courses

Option 1

Date: May 2 AND 3, 2020     
Time: 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Location:  Henry Munro Middle School, 2105 Kender Ave, Gloucester, ON K1J 6J4 - Map
           

Option 2

Attend an alternate course available on Refcentre, then transfer to Gloucester as your "home club"


Clinic Fee:

Gloucester/Hornets Referees requiring full kit . . . . . . . . . . .  175$
Gloucester/Hornets Referees NOT requiring kit . . . . . . . . . . 135$
Non-Ottawa Gloucester/Hornets referees . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .195$    

Send Payment AND form to:          Gloucester Dragons Soccer Office
                                      Unit 1, 5510 Canotek Road,
                                    Gloucester, ON, K1J 9J4

GDRS Referee Information Sessions - Free of Charge

These sessions are aimed at referees who plan to referee for Gloucester Dragons Recreational Soccer. Among the topics covered are: who to contact; pay rates; how to submit time sheets; cheque distribution; Dragons Policies; using Ref Centre effectively; and changes to the Laws of the Game.  There is no cost for these clinics and all Entry Level Referee course participants are required to attend one of the Dragon Specific clinics. We are running the same clinic on three different dates.

            Option 1: May 5, 2020 7:00pm - 9:00 p.m. 
            Option 2: May 7, 2020 7:00pm - 9:00 p.m. 
            Option 3: May 13, 2020  7:00pm - 9:00 p.m. 

 

             Location:        Gloucester Dragons Soccer Office

                                    Unit 1, 5510 Canotek Road,

                                    Gloucester, ON, K1J 9J4


Registration - Please read and COMPLETE EACH of the following 5 steps

The Ontario Soccer portion of all Referee Clinics is now managed online. Therefore, all applicants must complete the on-line registration PLUS the Dragons registration form - submitting form and your payment to the dragons.

Step 1 – Verify that there is space available and Register On-line - you will have to check this often to see when our clinics are listed. Click here for Ontario Soccer on-line registration.

Step 2 – AFTER you have registered on-line and received confirmation of your on-line registration from Refcentre, then you may register with the Dragons Click here to download Dragon's Course Registration form

Step 3 – Send completed registration form and payment to the Dragons Office
CASH OR CHEQUE ONLY - NO DEBIT OR CREDIT. You may send the form by email and pay with an e-transfer if you wish, please remember to inform us of the password for the e-transfer.

     Your on-line registration will be approved once payment is received.

Step 4 – Attend the Ontario Soccer Entry Level Referee Course

Step 5 – Attend one of the Dragons Information Sessions

Click here for information on the Dragons Information Sessions


Updated: February 2020

 


Information Sessions (Returning Referees)

These Orientation & Welcome Back clinics are aimed at referees who plan to referee for Gloucester Dragons Recreational Soccer.  They are supplemental to the Ontario Soccer Mini Soccer Referee Clinics and the Entry Level Referee Clinics.

ALL new and returning referees must attend one of these sessions.

Among the topics covered are: 

  • GDRS referee contacts;
  • GDRS Policies;
  • Ontario Soccer Policies;
  • ERSL competitive soccer policies;
  • GDRS referee pay rates;
  • how to submit GDRS referee game sheets; 
  • GDRS referee cheque distribution;
  • using Ref Centre effectively; and
  • changes to the FIFA Laws of the Game.  
We are running the same clinic on three different dates.


            Option 1:      May 5, 2020 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. 
            Option 2:      May 7, 2020 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
            Option 3:      May 13, 2020 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.


Location:  Gloucester Recreational Soccer

                  Unit 1, 5510 Canotek Road,

                  Gloucester, ON, K1J 9J4

Cost: Free

Registration

RETURNING previously certified Referees, must take a Dragons Information Session click here for the Dragons Information Session Application 
As a returning Referee, you must also register with Ontario Soccer which you can do on-line from your current Ref Centre account.


Updated: February 2020

Land Acknowledgement
The land of which our office and fields are located is the traditional territory of many nations including: Anishinabewaki, Kanien'kehá?ka (Mohawk), and Omàmìwininìwag (Algonquin) peoples.  It is now home to many diverse First Nations, Inuit, and Métis Peoples. The Gloucester Dragons would like to reflect on the unique connections and relationships Indigenous persons and their ancestors have had with this place for thousands of years.

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