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Honolulu - Region 178

I follow three rules:
Do the right thing, do the best you can,
and always show people you care.

- Lou Holtz

Thank you for volunteering your time to be a referee.
You are needed, you are appreciated!

The following are Referee Field Courses.
Before attending, please do the following:
1) Complete the Volunteer Form, bring copy of form or have your AYSO ID readily available.
2) Complete the Safe Haven Course and
CDC Concussion Course, bring copy of certificates
3) 6U/8U complete the online 8U Official course
4) Additional pre-requisite for 10U and above.  
    - Complete the online Regional Referee Course
-Bring your certificate or photocopy from your phone is ok
-If you do not take the Regional Referee Course online, you will not be able to attend this in-person class.  This class will be an overview of the online Regional Referee Course.  Focus will be on offside

Referee Volunteers

Referee Administrator: Leonie Balantac-Woodard
Referee Instructor: Mike Chun
Referee Instructor: Jason Young

Upcoming and Past Training

Intermediate Referee - Full In-Person Course

Saturday, November 19, 2022       8:00am - 5:00pm

American Savings Bank, 300 N. Beretania St, Honolulu, HI 96817

Enter the parking lot from A'ala Street.

This course will help to prepare newer referees to better manage 12U / 14U level matches.  It is an opportunity to interact with other referees and learn from each other's experiences. 


·       Christopher Lewis     [email protected]        (808) 421-8008

·       Fred Weihmiller         [email protected]            (808) 282-5869

Please bring a pen and notepad.  We will provide lunch (most likely pizza!) and drinks.  Please bring additional drinks/snacks if desired.


Occupancy is limited to 20 persons.  Masks are voluntary.

In order to allow us to properly plan for and present the best course possible, please pre-register in AYSOU: Section 7 Intermediate Referee Course


Please review the material in the below links:

Changes – to the LotG-2022-23 -

IFAB LotG (.pdf version) -

Referee Mechanics Video -

Asst Referee (AR) Mechanics Video -


Chris Lewis

(808) 421-8008

USSF Referee
AYSO National Referee/Assessor
AYSO Advanced Referee Instructor
AYSO Region 269 Referee Administrator
AYSO Area 7/E Director of Referee Assessment


Additional Required Volunteer Training through AYSOU (accessible through this website---sign in, go to my account.  button is toward the right)
Training Library on the left
Safe Haven Button towards the right
CDC Concussion Awareness (Required)
Safe Haven (Required if not previously done)
Safe Sport (Required)
Sudden Cardiac Arrest (Recommended)

If attending any of the above courses, please email AYSO Honolulu Region 178 Referee Administrator ([email protected]).

Thank you.

Leonie Balantac Woodard
AYSO Honolulu Region 178 Referee Administrator

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Honolulu, Hawaii 96822

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