The 2024 Regional Recertification and Regional Upgrade clinics have been scheduled. The Upgrade clinic is scheduled for Saturday, February 3 and Sunday, February 4. The Regional Recertification clinic is Sunday, February 4. Both will be held at Howard Community College in Columbia. You can register for these through your OMS account. Please direct any questions to Larry Mittleman, SDI.
2024 Referee Recertification Clinic is now online. Recertification for Referees is 100% online. If your current badge says 2023, you are required to recertify before you can work any games after 1/1/2024. In addition, there will be periodic in-person training sessions, which are voluntary, but valuable. The begin your recertification, go to your OMS Login page and, under the Registration drop down menu, select the Register for Clinic/Fitness Test link.
The State Referee Committee is pleased to announce the return of the in-person weeknight continuing education clinics that were commonplace before the pandemic. These clinics will be voluntary, no pre-registration required and free of charge. Each clinic will consist of a pre-selected topic followed by open discussion regarding any topic or game scenario put forth by those in attendance. The pre-selected topic will be announced about a week in advance.
Dates and locations:
5/9/2023 Maryland Soccerplex
6/13/2023 Maryland Soccerplex
6/19/2023 Covenant Park (SAC Office)
7/17/2023 Covenant Park (SAC Office)
All clinics are 7:00pm to 9:00pm.
If there is good attendance at these clinics more will be scheduled in other areas of the state.
Larry Mittleman, SDI
Congratulations to Maryland’s newest Referee Mentors. Job well done!